The Athens Riviera Triangle

Forget about the Bermuda Triangle – Come and Enjoy the Athens Riviera Triangle!

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It has been known for a long-time that Mathematics played a significant role in the life of ancient Greeks. Many of their buildings, with the Parthenon as the perfect example, adhered to strict geometric rules.

Well, it goes beyond that! It seems that even the location of some of the most important buildings was based on geometric shapes, providing an invisible link between them. One of the most famous such placements is the perfect isosceles triangle formed between the Acropolis of Athens, the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion and the Temple of Aphaia Athena at Aegina Island.

One of the great glories of ancient Greek art, the Temple of Aphaia is among the most extant examples of classical Doric architecture. Once adorned with an exquisite group of sculptures (now in the Munich Glyptothek), it still proudly bears 25 of its original 32 columns, which were either left standing or have been reconstructed. The structure is perched on a pine-clad promontory, offering superb views of Athens across the water.

It so happens that even in modern times, the area contained within this triangle, the Athens Riviera, to be one of the most exciting and vibrant for visitors in Greece.
If you want to explore Athens and the Athens Riviera Triangle in style, the Blue Mosaic luxury villas on the island of Aegina offer the perfect launching base! Set right on the beach, they offer unique designs, high standards of accommodation, comfort and recreation. Within easy reach of Athens, Athens Riviera, Cape Sounio and the Temple of Poseidon, Epidavros Ancient Theatre, the cosmopolitan islands of Spetses and Hydra and the Temple of Aphaia on the island, they can be combined with one of our exciting yachting options for a truly unforgettable experience.

You can find out more about the Athens Riviera Triangle and our selection of villas by emailing  us at info@bluemosaic.gr.

Discover ancient hiking trails, 1 hr from Athens!

Kea or Tzia island, is located just off the Attica coast, 1 hr from Athens and just 40 mins from Athens International Airport, can be easily reached via a short ferry trip from Lavrio port. A popular weekend and summer destination for Athenians, it boasts an impressive network of hiking trails, from ancient paths to old donkey routes, through green valleys, narrow gorges, steep cliffs and hidden beaches. The majority of them are well preserved and sign-posted.

Blue Mosaic not only have a great selection of villas available on the island that can be your perfect base to start and end your hikes, with prices starting from just € 3000 per week, but can also design your personalized hiking experience on the island.

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