The Saronic Gulf in Greece is formed between the peninsulas of Attica and Argolis and forms part of the Aegean Sea. It defines the eastern side of the isthmus of Corinth, being the eastern terminus of the Corinth Canal, which cuts across the isthmus.
The origin of the name comes from the mythological king Saron who drowned at the Psifaei lake.
The main inhabited islands are Salamina, Aegina, Hydra, Agistri, Spetses and Poros. Islands famous for their natural and historical treasures and ideal for weekend breaks or summer holidays.
Saronic gulf includes also smaller islands like Patroklos and Fleves.
The Saronic Islands are regularly served by ferries from the port of Piraeus on the northeastern edge of the gulf and the Peloponnese on the west.With such close proximity to Athens and their amazing architecture, Saronic islands are a lovely, easily accessible all-year-round destination whether travelling solo, with friends or family.
Here you will find information, photos and itineraries about all the Must see attractions and highlights of the Saronic Islands.
All the destinations and points of interest are linked with our Epic Culture Tours, combined in such a way, that will make the most of your holidays in Greece.
So, if you plan to visit Greece, this is your travel guide of the best things to see and do in the Saronic Gulf.
Board the boat and romance the stones of the Saronic Gulf, following divine trails and Epic routes.