Post Tagged with: "Saronic Islands"

  • Spetses Island

    Greek Islands, Spetses August 1, 2011 at 11:34 pm 0 comments

    Spetses is an island and a municipality in the Islands peripheral unit, Attica, Greece. It is sometimes included as one of the Saronic Islands. Until 1948, it was part of the old prefecture of Argolidocorinthia, which is now split into Argolis and Corinthia. In ancient times, it was known as […]

  • Hydra Island

    Greek Islands, Hydra July 27, 2011 at 3:31 pm 0 comments

    Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. It is separated from the Peloponnese by narrow strip of water. In ancient times, the island was known as Hydrea, which was a reference to the springs on […]

  • Aegina Island

    Aegina, Greek Islands July 26, 2011 at 9:22 pm 0 comments

    Aegina is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 17 miles (27 km) from Athens. Tradition derives the name from Aegina, the mother of Aeacus, who was born in and ruled the island. During ancient times, Aegina was a rival to Athens, the great sea power […]