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 The miraculous Saint Nektarios of Aegina | One Day Cruise

The miraculous Saint Nektarios of Aegina

Saint Nektarios of Aegina

It is one of the largest orthodox monasteries in Greece and throughout the Balkans. The Holy Trinity Monastery with the church of Agios Nektarios is one of the top sights in Aegina. It attracts believers who want to worship, pray, and heal. Whether you are a fan of religious tourism or not, it is worth visiting if you are on the island.

Religious tourism in Aegina - Everything you need to see | One Day Cruise

Religious tourism in Aegina - Everything you need to see

If you like religious tourism, Aegina is a destination rich in ecclesiastical and Christian interest. With 14 parishes, 7 monasteries that reveal the intense monastic climate of the island and major local religious holidays, Aegina celebrates most days of the year.

Religious Tourism in Saronic Islands

Religious Tourism in Saronic Islands | One Day Cruise

Saronic islands offer great interest for those who seek religious touristic spots close to Athens. They mark their spot as ecclesiastical destination offering opportunities of pray to those who visit them.

Saint Dionysios of Aegina | One Day Cruise

Saint Dionysios of Aegina

Religious tourism is of interest to a large number of travelers, especially in Greece, where there are places with a strong religious character. One such place is Aegina on the occasion of Saint Dionysios, its miraculous patron who is the protector of the island, but also the protector of Zakynthos. Saint Dionysios himself is also celebrated with honors in Patras and Lefkada.

 The 365 churches in Paleochora, Aegina | One Day Cruise

The 365 churches in Paleochora, Aegina

A little flashback to the old capital

The truth about the 365 churches. The history of Paleochora is interesting and its construction activity began in ancient times. They also call the area "Mystras of Aegina". Several periods followed. The early Christian years, the Frankish rule and the Catalan Sovereignty. They followed the 1st and 2nd Venetian rule and the 1st and 2nd Turkish rule. Ever since the people of Aegina decided to go down to the port, they abandoned Paleochora.