If you are looking for perfect Greece island holidays, close to Athens, you should try going to Aegina. More than its various beaches and stunning sunsets, its rich history is exceptional as well.
Our elegant house is situated in the area of Kypseli in Aigina island. The house was fully renovated in 2013. It is modern, very comfortable and fully equipped. The area is quietly located and is ideal for those,who are looking for relaxing vacation and for families with children as well.
The house consists of a large living room with a bed sofa, a well-equipped open plan kitchen and dining area, one double bedroom, one bedroom with single beds and one bathroom with shower. Both bedrooms, the living room and the kitchen have direct access to the outdoor garden.
The house is completely equipped. You don't need to bring anything with you.
The best thing about spending your holidays here is that the place itself allows you to do so many things and perform a number of activities. Swimming, enjoying the beaches, sightseeing, discovering the island, sailing, walking, cycling, wining & dining are just a few of the attractions that make your holidays on Aegina worthwhile.
Aegina is close to the port of Pireaus on the mainland. Visitors must arrive by boat but the journey is short (between 40 and 80 minutes depending on which boat) and an enjoyable part of your holiday experience. Enter into the bustling port of Aegina town and drink in the view: a moon crescent harbour with fishing boats, fruit filled caiques, and glamorous yachts jostling for position.
Those visitors who are excited by learning about history will not be disappointed by what Aegina has to offer. Indeed there are many excellent books available and a separate section on this website. The island has a special place in Greek mythology and history. The myth has it that the island tookits name from the most beautiful of the twenty daughters of Asopos, the river god, who eloped with Zeus to the then deserted island. In historical terms, there is evidence that the island was inhabited from as early as 3500 B.C. The island enjoyed strong economic and social growth between around 900 B.C. and 480 B.C., including minting the first coins anywhere in Greece during the 7th. Century B.C. In more modern times, Aegina was briefly the first "capital" of modern Greece from 1827 – 1829....Read more
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