Corinth Canal Crossing

Passing through the Corinth Canal
Cross the Corinth Canal and "travel" back in time to the 7th Century BCE! As you squeeze through the narrow waterway flanked by cliffs, you'll discover the history and construction of this unique site as it transformed the Peloponnese into an island. 

The Corinth Canal connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf and the Aegean Sea. It's the second-most important place to visit in Greece, after the Parthenon. You'll cross the canal in a traditional ship, cruising underneath the submersible bridges of Posidonia and Isthmia. Enjoy an up-close experience of this engineering marvel conceived over 2,000 years ago. In his book, Corinthian, learn why Pausanias famously wrote that “whoever attempted to make the Peloponnese an island failed even before starting to dig the isthmus."

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