Are you searching for an ideal active holiday destination close to Athens? Then the Saronic Islands are just the perfect place for you! They lie just outside of Athens sheltered in the Saronic Gulf, which stretches between the mainland and the Peloponnese. Here you will find a true island paradise with pine forests and the aroma of various herbs on the breeze. Look forward to great bays for swimming, and plenty of things to see and do! If you enjoy hiking or cycling, than the Saronic Islands is the perfect archipelago for you.
The largest Saronic island is Aigina. It is known beyond the borders of Greece as the pistachio island. But Aigina also boasts one of the country’s most beautiful ancient sites, the Temple of Aphaia. Not far away from Aigina you can enjoy Hydra Island which is considered the pearl of the Saronic Gulf. It is a genuine dream island with no traffic at all that will enchant you. Also Hydra’s neighbouring island of Spetses with its almost sophisticated character is worth your visit. Here you can still feel the immense wealth the island once acquired through seafaring during a stroll through the picturesque town.
In addition, its direct proximity to the Peloponnese makes the Saronic Gulf one of the most varied holiday destinations in Greece. Use the chance to visit Peloponnese for active day trips when holidaying on the Saronic Islands! Whether you are traveling alone, as a family, or as a couple – with blumovo you will find the best guided outdoor activities!