Saronic islands Greece
Touristic guide of Saronic gulf

Saronic islands - The ideal summer destination

The Saronic islands are very close to Athens Greek islands, which make them a popular destination for summer holidays and short breaks. Aegina, Poros, Hydra and Spetses are the most visited of the Saronic islands, especially in the last years. Agistri and Methana are not that known, although they also have special attractions to offer. The Saronic islands travel guide of Saronic gulf Greece offers all the information you need if you wish to travel to the Argo Saronic islands.


Aegina island in the Saronic Gulf is one of the most visited islands in Greece, easy to reach from Piraeus, with many historical attractions, which was the first modern Greek capital. An island with history, beautiful beaches and interesting sights, Aegina, Aigina, Egina island is the ideal travel...
Agistri is the smallest island of the Argosaronic with clear blue waters, full of pine trees and is the ideal summer vacation destination. It has crystal clear seas and verdant landscape of pine trees and is ideal for hikers.
Methana island enchants with volcanic landscapes and the famous hot springs which have therapeutic properties. Traditional mountain villages and coastal settlements, beautiful beaches, pine trees, cypress trees and the rare geological formations of the volcano offer a pleasant surprise to those who...
Poros is a picturesque island, full of pine trees, a popular destination for water sports. The center Chora, built amphitheatrically, combines urban majesty with island beauty. Poros is also offered for cycling and hiking in the pine forests of the island.
Hydra is a cosmopolitan Greek island, has a spectacular waterfront and attracts many artists. The city of Hydra has been declared preserved region and spreads over two rocky hills where there are traditional houses with tiled roofs, bright colored doors and windows. Hydra for decades, is one of the...
Spetses is a quiet and idyllic island suitable for relaxing holiday, very cosmopolitan, with amazing mansions and quaint streets. It is also called "the island of perfumes", as the Venetians used to say, because of the wonderful aromas of flowers and herbs. The narrow streets of the town of Spetses...
The Saronic gulf islands

The greek islands of Argo-Saronic - also known as Saronic Islands form an archipelago in Greece, located and named after the Saronic Gulf, near Athens.

The most important islands of this group are Aegina, Agistri, Methana, Poros, Hydra, Spetses. The islands of Hydra and Spetses lie at the northeast tip of the Peloponnese, between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf and are also part of the Saronic Islands.

The Saronic islands are the most close to Athens greek islands, which is why many people have vacation homes on these islands, which are regularly served by ferry boats from Piraeus and Peloponnese.

Islands near Athens
Travel info
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Worth seeing in Saronic Gulf
Saronic islands greek islands near Athens
Saint Nectarios of Aegina is the youngest Saint of the Orthodox Church, widely known as Wonder worker for his miracles
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Skala Beach is a beautiful long and large sandy beach with shallow clear waters, located near Agistri port
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For those who love Spa tourism, on Methana island there are one of the most important Spa centers in Greece
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A special experience offers this romantic cave, a beautiful but also difficult spot to reach only by swimming
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