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Corinth Canal – Ancient Diolkos

Total estimated excursion time: 1 hour
8 km from Corinth city
77 km from Athens
Isthmus of Corinth

Our first stop will be Corinth canal, which merges the Aegean with the Ionian Sea (20 min stop for photos of the breathtaking view).

Ancient Diolkos

Shortly thereafter we reach the Ancient Diolkos, a paved road that was used for the overland transport of boats on wheeled vehicle from the Saronic to the Corinthian gulf and conversely. The construction of the Diolkos arose from the need for quick passage of ships from the Saronic to the Corinthian gulf and conversely. Explore this construction and take a look of the Canal of the Isthmus from a different angle (20 min stop for photos and exploration).

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Corinth Canal – Ancient Corinth – Acrocorinth

Total estimated excursion time is 3 hours.
8 km from Corinth city
77 km from Athens

 

Isthmus of Corinth

The excursion begins with a short stop at the Isthmus of Corinth the famous channel linking the Corinthian with the Saronic gulf. You will have 20 minutes to enjoy the view and take pictures of the great scenery.

 

Apollo Temple

We continue with a stop in Ancient Corinth where you will see the famous temple of Apollo and other important exhibits at the archaeological site and its Museum. You will have approximately 1 hour to visit and explore the area.

Acrocorinth great view

Final stop will be in the castle of Ancient Corinth, the famous Acrocorinth. You will have approximately 1 hour to visit the unique castle and enjoy the incredible view.

Acrocorinth walk

 

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