Athens: Side Trips

Aegina

Greece, island Aegina Joerg Modrow / Laif
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Athenians will say that you must see the islands, and when time is tight, the island they themselves visit is Aegina. It wasn't always so — in the 6th and 7th centuries, Aegina was a maritime power to rival Athens. Now, apart from Athenians' holiday homes, this quiet island is given over to pistachio farms and fishing.

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