A Day Private Tour in Aegina, Temple of Aphaia and Pistachio Delights

A Day Private Tour in Aegina, Temple of Aphaia and Pistachio Delights
A Day Private Tour in Aegina, Temple of Aphaia and Pistachio Delights
A Day Private Tour in Aegina, Temple of Aphaia and Pistachio Delights
A Day Private Tour in Aegina, Temple of Aphaia and Pistachio Delights
A Day Private Tour in Aegina, Temple of Aphaia and Pistachio Delights
A Day Private Tour in Aegina, Temple of Aphaia and Pistachio Delights
A Day Private Tour in Aegina, Temple of Aphaia and Pistachio Delights
A Day Private Tour in Aegina, Temple of Aphaia and Pistachio Delights
A Day Private Tour in Aegina, Temple of Aphaia and Pistachio Delights

Private Tour in Aegina, Temple of Aphaia, Pistachio Delights...


8 - Hours: Book a private day trip from Athens to Aegina, where every moment unveils a new facet of this island's rich tapestry. From the ancient allure of the Temple of Aphaia to the serene ambiance of the Monastery of Agios Nektarios, each stop resonates with history and spirituality.

Engage your senses in a Pistachio Sightseeing tour, delving into the cultivation process and savoring the island's famed nuts. A captivating walking tour further reveals Aegina's heart, weaving through archaeological wonders, quaint buildings, and lively waterfronts. Enjoy leisure time for gastronomic delights before bidding farewell, returning to Athens with cherished memories of Aegina's beauty and culture.

 

 

 


Location

  • Pick up: Our driver awaits at your hotel, transporting you to Piraeus port for a ferry ride to the island's embrace.
  • Temple of Aphaia: Upon arrival, unveil the Temple of Aphaia, a 500-490 BC Doric architectural marvel. Resting on a pine-clad northeast hill, it reigns as the sanctuary's cornerstone. Dive into its history and mythos, basking in sweeping vistas of the countryside and sea.
  • Monastery of Agios Nektarios: Traverse to the Monastery of Agios Nektarios, Aegina's second beloved church. Crafted in Byzantine style and consecrated on June 2, 1908, it boasts a resplendent wood-carved iconostasis adorned with Byzantine icons.
  • Pistachio Delights​: No Aegina journey is complete without savoring its famed pistachios. Time to indulge in Aegina's Pistachio Delights on this captivating tour. Visit local orchards (depend the period), witness the cultivation process, and savor freshly harvested pistachios. Engage your senses in a delightful tasting experience, where the nut's rich flavor comes to life. 
  • Discover the Heart of Aegina: Immerse yourself in a captivating walking tour that embodies the very soul of Aegina. Wander through the historical tapestry of the Kolona Archaeological site, the revered Cathedral, and the vibrant waterfront. Unveil the island's rich history and culture as you meander past quaint neoclassical buildings and vibrant seafront vistas.
  • Free time for Leisure & Gastronomy: Following the guided escapade, enjoy leisurely moments to explore the island's nooks. Relish Aegean cuisine at waterfront fish taverns, or delight in sea-kissed pastries.
  • Back to Athens: Get the ferry to return in Athens. Our local driver meet you at Piraesu port to transfer you to your hotel. 

Highlights

  • Temple of Aphaia: Explore the timeless Temple of Aphaia, a Doric masterpiece 
  • Charming Town: Immerse yourself in the island's charming town, with its narrow streets, neoclassical buildings, 
  • Pistachio Delights: Indulge in Aegina's renowned pistachio delights. 
  • Saronic Island Beauty: Discover the enchanting allure of the Saronic Island of Aegina, with its rich history, picturesque landscapes, 
  • Unforgettable Experience: Enjoy an unforgettable journey that combines ancient wonders, local traditions, and the natural beauty of Aegina.
  • Complete Island Experience: Immerse yourself in the essence of Aegina, from its historical sites to its charming town and delightful culinary offerings.
  • Memories to Cherish: Create lasting memories as you uncover the hidden gems of Aegina 

Inclusions

  •  Round Transfers in Athens/port from designated point
  • Private car with English speaking driver at Aegina
  • Ferry tickets from/to Piraeus port/Aegina Port
  • 1 Bottle of water per preson
  • All taxes

Exclusions

  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Aphaia
  • Meals & personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)

Useful Info

  • All year, any time that you wish.
  • The duration of a ferry ride from Piraeus to Aegina can vary depending on the type of ferry and the route taken, but it typically takes around 40-75 minutes. The duration of all trip is about 8 - 10 hours including the ferry ride
  • In cooperation with the Luxury Car Rental Company www.premiumrentacar.gr ith a wide selection of brand new cars we offer the following:
  • From 1 to 4 persons, we provide you Mercedes E class or MPV, Citroen Picasso or similar
  • From 5 to 8 persons, we provide you Mini Van type Mercedes Vito or similar
  • From 9 to 17 persons, we provide you Minibus Mercedes Sprinter 18 seats
  • Our driver meets you at your hotel in Athens or Airbnb (or from your specific address) which hand you a folder with the necessary travel documents (air tickets & ferry tickets if relevant, and other useful information).
  • Once your booking is finalized, we will send you the booking confirmation form with pick up time and other details of the trip.
  • One day prior to the trip we will send you the drivers’ details.
  • If you arrive at Athens airport or Piraeus, our representative will be waiting there holding a sign with your name written on it, helps you with your baggage, and accompany you at your car, provide you mineral water & Tissues. 
  • Our tours are PRIVATE only for you and not for other passengers. You can add or remove everything from our proposed program in order the tour to be modified to you, also note that we can accommodate from 1 person to 36 persons or more.
  • To take full advantage of your stay in Greece, we would also like to draw your attention to the importance of taking out an insurance policy in the event of an unexpected happening during your trip. To this effect, we have collaborated with INTERAMERICAN, the largest private insurance company in Greece.
  • If you wish we can arrange your accommodation a day before and after your tour.
  • We can arrange private arrival & departure transfers from/to Athens airport
  • We keep your luggage at our luggage store with 3€ per day/per luggage
  • 6 euro / person for Temple of Aphaia
 

Cancellation Policy

  • In order to confirm any booking, 30% payment in advance is required, fully refundable in case of any written cancellation received 6 days prior the arrival date.
  • For any cancellation OR change within 7 days prior to the start of the tour or non - shows, full cancellation fees apply
  • A written notification of any cancellation or change is necessary to be sent to PRIVATE TOURS Greece

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