Take a week to drive through the mythological territory of mainland Greece with this itinerary. Your seven days will start and end in Athens, covering the historical sites and sprawling castles of the Peloponnese along the way.
Enjoy an up-close experience of this engineering marvel conceived over 2,000 years ago. At the western edge of the canal, you can see the ancient Diolkos, a paved road used to transport boats by land. Then, continue to the site of Ancient Corinth. Next, your guide will take you through the historic ruins, viewing monuments such as the Temple of Apollo, the Bema of Saint Paul, and the Peirene Fountain, which is said to be the watering hole of the winged Pegasus. You'll also visit the Hodeon and the Theater.
After your tour, visit the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth. Here you'll find various artifacts within informative and polished exhibits. Before you head back, visit the Castle of Acrocorinth and explore its rich history from the 7th century BCE until the 18th century CE.
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Itineraries with Tour of Corinth
See Greece's expansive history both archaeological and nautical with this two-week itinerary. You'll start off atop the Acropolis before you head down for a bike ride through the Athenian city streets. Then set sail across the Saronic Gulf for your own personal island experience, stopping on Aegina, Poros, and Moni. Get back on land to proceed through ancient Epidaurus, Mycenae, and Corinth before you return to Athens.
Take ten days to explore some of the less-visited corners of mainland Greece with this itinerary. This faster-paced trip is ideal for families with school-age children, especially those who have been to Greece before and want to see a different side of the country. You'll still start in Athens, but after a mythology-filled tour through the Botanical Gardens, you'll head out to the historic sites of Meteora and Delphi. See the seaside city of Nafpaktos and natural wonders around the Corinthian Gulf before you head home.