Ancient Corinth


Ancient Corinth: just 1 hour and 10 minutes by car from Athens is the village ancient Corinth with the homonym archaeological site and the famous Castle.

Dominate the archaic temple of Apollo, the Lechaion road, the Odeon, and the theater. The site can be visited as well as the archaeological museum. Don't miss a visit to the impressive fortress of Acrocorinth, the largest of the Peloponnese!

Ancient Nemea: the archaeological site of Ancient Nemea is located approximately 30 minutes from Corinth. There you can see the Temple of Zeus and the stage that held the ancient Nemean games.

Archaeological site of Isthmia: located in the village of Kira Faucet. 

Ancient Diolkos: this feat of engineering of the ancient Greeks allowed the transfer of ships from landmasses for shorter coverage of distance between the Corinthian and Saronic Gulf, Ionian and Aegean Sea.

Ancient Sikyon: next to the town of Kiato is the archaeological site of ancient Sicyon. The impressive dimensions of the ancient theater, although it has not been fully revealed, constitutes a sufficient incentive to visit the archaeological site.

Heraion archeological site and Lake Vouliagmeni: at one point unique natural beauty, in the homonymous promontory, lies the open archaeological site of the Heraion Perachora. The remains of the Temple of Hera are still visible such as many other buildings and installations. On your route to the Cape you will pass by the Vouliagmenis lagoon, a wonderful natural location with turquoise waters.

Wineries: Corinth since ancient times is famous for its vineyards, grapes and wines. Across the lowland and mountainous Korinthia but you can see the vines and visit local wineries. The first days of autumn, indeed, the Great Days of Nemea where the harvest is celebrated and the wineries open their doors to the public, offering wine and local dishes. Don't forget to buy the wines you liked directly from producers!

Isthmus of Corinth Canal: a canal constructed in the late 19th century and is an extremely important human achievement. Joining the Saronic Gulf with the Corinth Gulf and allows the passage of ships, which avoid in this way the tour around Peloponnese.

Mountain Corinthia: mountainous Korinthia was for years a hidden treasure.Nowadays the natural beauties have been revealed, while the improvement of the road network makes it now very easy to access. The cosmopolitan, picturesque Trikala Korinthias, the massif of Mount Ziria with sports park, the enchanting Alpine Lake Glory at Feneos and mythical Stymfalia compose the backbone of visit in the region.