Welcome to Aegina island, the first capital of Greece. A very special island and only 15 miles away from Athens, make her a very popular an ideal destination for a daily cruise . This magical island can easily be reached by a regular ferry or hydrofoil connection from Piraeus port. The center of the island is Aegina Town with elegant Neoclassical colorful buildings, narrow alleys and a bustling seafront promenade, Aegina Town is perfect for summer strolls. Aegina also used to be one of the most important islands of ancient Greece, so it’s not a surprise that sightseeing is one of the best things to do. The most impressive archaeological site of the island is the Ancient Temple of Athena Aphaia, dating back to the 6th century BC. You will find there not only beautiful beaches but seaside taverns, beach bars and an amazing sunset. Don't forget to take a ride to Moni island. Moni is a little inhabited island 10 minutes away from Aegina with lovely turquoise waters and full of animals that waiting from you to feed them. They will eat out of your hand, so bring some carrots or bread !