Ancient Corinth and canal Day trip from Athens:Private Tour

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  • 6 hr

The tour starts by driving via the coastal highway to Peloponnese.First stop is the famous Canal of Corinth which connects the Ionian sea with the Aegean sea through the Isthmus, We’ll make a stop there about 30 minutes to look at the canal from the bridge and if we are lucky we might see a ship going through the isthmus.Then we are going to Ancient Corinth.You will see the archeological museum the temple of Apollo from 540BC, The Theater, the Roman Odeon and the Glauke fountain the Vima (step) from where St. Paul preached to the Corinthians in 52 A.D. and finally the Lechaion street Then we’ll goa to Acrocorinthos or “Upper Corinth”, the Acropolis of Ancient Corinth, will be one of the best memories at from our tour.The view from there is spectacular .Acrocorinth was the most important fortress in the region from ancient times down th the Greek war of Independence in 1821.After Acrocorinth we’ll take the way back to Athens.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Andrew's Unique Tours

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Stop At:

Canal of Corinth which connects the Ionian sea with the Aegean sea through the Isthmus, and joins Peloponnese to the Greek mainland.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Diolkos

The Diolkos was a paved trackway near Corinth in Ancient Greece which enabled boats to be moved overland across the Isthmus of Corinth. The shortcut allowed ancient vessels to avoid the long and dangerous circumnavigation of the Peloponnese peninsula.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos)

In Ancient Corinth, you will see the temple of Apollo (the God of Oracles and the Sun) 540BC, the Theater, the Roman Odeon and the Glauke fountain the Vima (step) from where St. Paul preached to the Corinthians in 52 A.D. The Lechaion Street and the museum

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At:

Acrocorinthos or “Upper Corinth”, the Acropolis of Ancient Corinth.

Duration: 15 minutes
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