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Aigialeia or Aigialia is a region covering the covering the northeastern part of the Achaia prefecture in Peloponnese. The main places in Aigialeia include Aigio, Diakofto, Akrata, Longos, Selianitika, Aigeira.
The main characteristic of Aigialeia is the vast number of beaches and sea attractions in the area. The great number of the cities and villages in the area are coastal with beautiful beaches and crystal clear seas.
In the area you will find a great number of hotels, rooms, bungallows, bars, clubs and restaurants for your entertainment.
Every area in Aigialeia has something different to offer to the visitor. The main attractions in the area, besides the beaches, are the famous Odontotos train that starts from Diakofto and reaches Kalavrita though the canyon of Vouraikos. The train route is considered one of the most beautiful train routes in Greece and among the best in Europe.
Aigio is considered as the capital of Aigialeia since it is the biggest town in the area. In Aigio you will find a number of tourist attractions with the most important the church of "Panagia Trypiti" which was built inside a cave and is located near the harbour of Aigio.
Also important attraction in Aigio is the square of "Psila Alonia".
Longos and Selianitika are two villages very close to Aigio with beautiful beaches.
Kalavrita is one of the most important mountain tourist attraction with beautiful scenery, a ski center and great history.