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Aegina Town: Self-Guided Tour with Ouzo Tasting

Product ID: 341206
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Explore the vibrant, historical capital of Aegina and discover her hidden gems. Discover fascinating archaeological sites on a self-guided tour. Taste the world-famous Aegina pistachio and share a glass of ouzo with locals.
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Duration: 2 hours - 1 day
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Host or greeter
English, Greek
Booklets
English, Greek
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the historic capital of Aegina
  • Taste the Aegina pistachio and a glass of ouzo to get a feel for how locals live
  • Swim underneath ancient ruins
Full description
Begin your Aegina city tour at the entrance to the Port of Aegina. After visiting St. Nicholas, the whitewashed chapel, head off to some of the city's most important buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries. Discover the myriad churches scattered all throughout the town. 

Visit administrative buildings significant to the time when Aegina became the first capital of Modern Greece in 1828. During your exploration, taste the famous Aegina pistachio and pass by the old town hall, the Folklore Museum, and a traditional fish market. Stop for a glass of ouzo and a meze plate at a local coffee shop.

The tour concludes at the ruins of the ancient port and city. Opt to extend the experience with a visit to the Temple of Apollo and the Archaeological Museum, as well as a swim under the ancient ruins of the temple.
Includes
  • Greeting and orientation by an English-speaking host
  • On-call emergency support
  • Booklet containing detailed itinerary
  • Tasting of Aegina pistachio
  • Ouzo and meze at a local coffee shop
  • Entry to Archeological Museum and Temple of Apollo (if option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Entry to Folklore Museum

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