Most agencies run tour excursions at about the same prices, but CHAT and Key Tours have the best service and guides. A full-day cruise from Piraeus, with either CHAT or Key Tours, visits Aegina, Poros, and Hydra, and costs around €98 (including buffet lunch on the ship). Karagiannis Klimi Travel on Aegina and Hydreoniki Travel on Hydra also offer local tours.
Karagiannis Klimi Travel. This full-service travel agency on Aegina can find you accommodations, help you book ferry tickets, and rent you a car or motorcycle for use on the island. Panayi Irioti 44, Aegina Town, Aegina, 18010. 22970/28780; 6944116863.
Key Tours. Showing travelers around Greece since 1963, this well-respected firm offers numerous scheduled excursions, including day trips to Delphi and Meteora from Athens. Athanasiou Diakou 26, Athens, Attica, 11743. 210/923–3166; 210/923--3266; www.keytours.gr.
Personality Journeys. One of the new breed of tour operator, Personality Journeys arranges tailor-made sailing or speed boat day or multi-day captained cruises all over the Saronic Gulf. You can pack your adventure with a plethora of activities such as swimming, snorkeling on secluded beaches, water skiing, SUP, fishing, and hiking, or simply take it easy and unwind in style. 1 Orfeos str, Vouliagmeni, Attica, 16671. 2152/151629; 69324/44427; www.personalityjourneys.com.