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Aegina is a Greek island in the Argo Saronic bay that lies off the Greek mainland close to the capital of Athens. Aegina is a popular weekend retreat for many Greeks in the summer. Aegina is roughly triangular with fertile plains to the north mainly given over to pistachios, almonds and figs. Though not known for its beaches, Aegina has a colourful main port, some very well preserved ruins and many interesting sights. Aegina is also ideal as an island base to explore Athens and mainland Greece.