Tour of Corinth

The Corinth Canal
Visit Corinth and explore the wonders and secrets of Ancient Corinth. Along the way, make a stop at the impressive Corinth Canal, built in the 7th century BCE. 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.

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. 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

Historic Greece By Land & Sea - 14 Days

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.