Aigio, also written as Aeghion, Aegion, Aegio, Egio  is a town and a former municipality in Achaea, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Aigialeia, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit. Its population is around 30,000. Aigio is a port town on the Gulf of Corinth. One of the most notable attractions of Aigio is the church of Panagia Tripiti. It is a national sacred shrine dedicated to the Mother of God the Life Giving Spring.

It is built on a steep cliff almost 30 meters high, near to sea, in a beautiful landscape full of cypresses and pine trees. The church of Panagia Faneromeni which is the cathedral of Aigio and it is the work of architect Ernst Ziller. The interior is decorated with paintings of Constantine Fanelis. The Archaeological Museum of Aigio which originally housed the municipal market of Aigio.It is a work of the famous architect Ernst Ziller and it was built in 1890.

Sailing conditions 

Wind direction is normally NW–W with wind average 15-35 knots depends of the forecast. Many locals kitesurfer in the area during all year practicing. 


Wind statistics

Στιγμιότυπο 2014-12-09, 8.12.02 μ.μ.

Security advices

Swimmers in the area maybe possible during summer months There is available local school assistance with rescue boat during the summer period.  Lot of local kitesurfers practicing all year. You can start kiteboarding from the beginning or you can do advanced level lessons with rescue boats or do  down winds with the local  instructors. Downwind runs are actually the most essential thing for a beginner and an intermediate rider.

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