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Argo-Saronic Islands

argo saronic islandsJust a few miles offshore from the port city of Piraeus, these islands are popular weekend getaways for Athenians, and also they provide tourists with a convenient close-by island destination, be it for a quick visit or a longer stay. 

For tourists the most popular islands include Aigina, Poros and Ydra. Aigina is the site of the Temple of Aphaia, considered the most well-preserved temple in all of Greece. (see photo below

Both Poras and Ydra are famed for their quaint villages and casual atmosphere, and on Ydra, no motorized vehicles are allowed so bikes and donkeys provide the local transportation. 

All of the islands are accessible by a reliable ferry service from the mainland, and one-day, three-island cruises are recommended for those with limited time; they're affordable, they're fun and they're very Greek! 

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