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Aegina If you have arrived on Aegina, be sure to buy a pack of pistachios. They are grown here in large quantities. Aegina pistachios are considered to be the best in Greece. One more traditional Greek souvenir is olives. They are sold everywhere on the island. You’d better visit local markets and try different kinds of olives.
The beautiful island of Aegina is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Greece. It boasts unique archaeological sites and cultural centers; its fabulously beautiful scenery … Open
You can find stuffed and canned olives here. A bottle of olive oil is a useful gift too. If you want to get a bargain, try to buy 3-5 litters jerrycans of oil. There are also souvenir packages with gods and heroes of ancient Greek mythology.
Local coffee is a good gift too. Greeks love this drink, so you can find a great variety of coffee on the island. Honey, lokma and baklava are the most popular desserts on the island. Tourists also buy local cheese here. You should definitely bring at least one bottle of retsina. Look for it in the refrigerators of local supermarkets, but not on the shelves with wine. Local cognac-Metaxa, anise vodka-ouzo and grape vodka-grappa are extremely popular on the island. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Aegina has a rich history, a large number of architectural attractions and clean beaches along the coastline. There are entertaining activities for children and they won't be bored here. … Open
Matopetra souvenir is well-known among superstitious people. It is believed that this stone protects from the evil eye. Komboloi is a local variant of beads. It is twenty beads strung on a solid thread. Komboloi is not a cult object, it is usually used for a game. The material of the item shows the social status of a person.
Aegina Women usually bring natural cosmetics from Aegina. Greeks love to produce natural soap, shampoos and shower gels. Their recipe is based on olives, spring water and other eco-friendly products. Try to buy these cosmetics in drug-stores or specialized shops. Markets offer a lower price, but you can’t be sure about the product composition.
Aegina cuisine includes a large number of seafood dishes. If you want to get to know national cooking traditions on the island, choose a place far from touristic spots. If you visit a place … Open
Pictures of local artists are popular among tourists. Aegina attracts painters because of peculiar sun and light. A great number of various artists come here every year to portray the beauty of the island. Some of them are students or beginners, so you can get a work at a low price. Religious attributes are widely purchased by tourists. You can buy original icons. The most interesting are those, which are sold near the church of Saint Nectarios. Moreover, pay your attention to local jewellery, you may find something cheap and nice.
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Unique touristic spots around Aegina Island

Corinth Canal

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The wonderful Corinth Canal - one of the most beautiful and longest canals in the world, is very popular among tourists. Over the canal is the small metal bridge, on which the place for jumps was equipped. In Greece there is no better place for Bunjee Jumping. The experienced travelers recommend to visit the attraction in the evening - on the decline, the canal looks incredibly beautiful. The height of the bridge, from which one can jump, forms 80 meters. … Read further

Treasury of Atreus

From the series “The Oldest Surviving Monuments on Earth”
The treasure house of the Atreus, located in Mykene, was built not later than 1250 BC. For the first time, this building was only explored in the second half of the 19th century. Among the other tholos, which are presented on the territory of the Mediterranean, the ancient crypt is distinguished by its impressive size. The scientists have estimated that the original length of the entrance into the crypt camera was 36 meters. … Read further

Waterfront of Nafplion

From the series “The Most Beautiful Waterfronts and Embankments”
Greece small Nafplion town has an incredibly beautiful and outstanding embankment. It will steal your heart from the first sight. The atmosphere of this place is very romantic. The main decoration of the embankment are the old houses, built in Venetian style. From the embankment opens the great panorama view on the gulf. Also, you can see the Bourtzi Fortress. It has located on the island. This fortress is very outstanding and has the important place in the history of the town. … Read further
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Shopping advices for the whole region around Aegina Island

Shopping advices for Aegina Island. The best spots for buying designer clothes and local delicacies from Greece - shops, galleries, boutiques and outlets. We provide you with the shopping streets map, so you can plan your efficient shopping routes, while hunting for authentic souvenirs, goods, drinks, shoes and clothes in Aegina Island.
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