The Saronic islands are very popular islands for summer holidays and weekend breaks. This is because there are the closest Greek islands from Athens. Aegina, Poros, Hydra and Spetses have developed a lot in tourism over the last years, while Agistri is not that famous but remains a true gem to explore, especially by boat. The crystal water, the relaxing atmosphere, and the long history are the most distinctive characteristics of Saronic Greece, which have a different character each. Poros is great for sailing, Hydra has amazing architecture, Spetses stands out for the elegant mansions and Aegina is ideal for family vacations. This Saronic islands travel guide will give you all the necessary information to organize your holiday.
Due to their close distance to Athens and the short yachting ride, the islands of the Saronic Gulf are ideal destinations for short holidays and weekend breaks. They all have something special in their style and a truly relaxing atmosphere.