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Peloponnese Highlights Full Day Private Tour: Corinth Canal Ancient Corinth Mycenae Nafplion and Epidaurus
"After an hour into the tour we will set off from Athens and first stop at the truly impressive Corinth canal. Located at the narrow and strategic strip of land separating the mainland from the Peloponnese. Mooted in ancient times the modern canal was finally finished in 1893 and has a rich interesting history. As we cross into the Peloponnese our route passes through olive fields & orchards along the elevated & winding coast road until we reach the significant remains of ancient Corinth. One of the richest & impressive Greek city-states and well preserved street layouts markets and the temple of Apollo (among many other sites). After strolling the streets and visiting the museum we'll head to Mycenae
From EUR220.00
 
Acropolis Museum and Plaka Day Trip from Costa Navarino
"During the next two hours that we need to get to Athens we will cross villages and country roads full of olive and orange trees but also full of myths and traditions.Somewhere in the middle of the route we will pass through the Korinthos Canal where we can take a break to admire this human achievement.During the route you will learn everything about the Golden Age of Athens and Pericles (5th century BC) and all the myths and historical data relating to the creation of the Acropolis.Some of the world famous attractions that are preserved until today and you will be able to admire are:·     The Parthenon symbol of civilization and democracy not only in Greece but also in the whole world. Built in honor of the goddess Athena for saving the city and the Athenian victories against the Persians. Inside the temple there was the golden- ivory statue of Athena who was depicted fully armed but peaceful!·     The Propylaea the imposing entrance
From EUR550.00
 
Self Guided Mycenae - Nafplio Town - Epidaurus Theater Day Tour with Private Chauffeur from Athens
"Meet your private driver in the lobby of your hotel for your 8:30am (but flexible) departure of this self-guided tour. Begin your drive towards the west area of Athens and make a quick stop to see the Corinth canal. Ride on to the Mycenae archaeological ""old town"" and fort.Opt for your driver's/guide's suggestions for drinks and food or let him know of any special interests you have that could determine extra stops or suggestions.Then drive on to quickly reach Epidaurus and its ancient theater in a great site full of pine trees and of course full of history. Test the amazing acoustics of the theater built in 400 BC and walk to the top to see the views. At the end of your day return to your accommodation.""""Join this self-guided private tour at the same price for up to 3 people (and possibly a child)
From GBP200.00

More Things to Do in Corinth

Views up the Corinth Canal from the entrance

Down at the northwestern end of the Corinth Canal where it meets the Gulf of Korinthos, are views up the canal and where you can see the remains of the ancient diolkos which was a paved road where...
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angiebabe
Dec 12, 2008

Ancient Diolkos

At the north-western/Korinthos end of the canal, where the canal enters the isthmus from the Gulf of Korinthos, are signs that point out remains of the Ancient Diolkos - a paved way along which a...
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angiebabe
Dec 12, 2008

Corinth canal cruises

I didnt do this but there were a number of advertisements about for cruises through the canal plus there were boats going through the canal that were obviously tourist boats.So this would be a great...
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angiebabe
Dec 12, 2008

Corinth canal cruises

I didnt do this but there were a number of advertisements about for cruises through the canal plus there were boats going through the canal that were obviously tourist boats.So this would be a great...
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angiebabe
Dec 12, 2008

The modern canal

The modern canal was dug between 1882 and 1893. It is 6343 meters long and 21 meters wide. The story of the modern digging is not absolutely clear and various sources give somehow contradictory...
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JLBG
Jun 29, 2008

Corinth in the Antiquity

Already in the the 6th century BC, boats were transported on wagons across the isthmus on a special paved road. Alternatively, goods were unloaded and transported across the isthmus.In 67 AD, Nero...
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JLBG
Jun 04, 2008
 
 
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Why a canal in Corinth ?

If you look at the map the importance of digging a canal into the Corinth isthmus to connect the gulf of Corinth in the Ionion sea and the Saronic gulf in the Egean sea is obvious.The purple line is...
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JLBG
Jun 04, 2008

Corinth Canal Bridges

I’ve counted 6 bridges across the Canal. We were brought to the Old Motorway Bridge because it’s situated almost at the middle of the Canal and the most fascinating views are opening from...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Mar 16, 2008

Corinth Canal

Passing through Corinth to go somewhere else we crossed over the Corith Canal. Now many years later I have no idea where we were going but the canal stays in my memory forever as the most impressive...
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darkjedi
Jan 29, 2008

Take a plunge

Less than a km from the very centre, the Kalamia beach is a cool spot for summer months. Swimmable water inside and a promenade complete with cafes and eating places outside. Sunset views are...
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Yank_o
Aug 23, 2007

Korinthus ruins

The ruins of Ancient Korinth, 7km from the modern city, are the main reason most travellers come here. Ancient Korinth, featres a number of ruins, the most notable being the Temple of Apollo, dating...
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Heniko
Apr 14, 2006

Acros Corinth

The high fortress of Acros Corinth absolutely is a must to visit when you come to Corinth. It's a 575 metres high hill, overlooking the wide surroundings of the city. The oldest parts of the walls of...
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Pieter11
Nov 04, 2005

Ancient Corinth

In Ancient times, Corinth was one of the most important cities of Greece. It ruled because it had a very important position at two gulfs, at both sides of the Peloponesos. It was right in between...
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Pieter11
Nov 04, 2005

The Canal of Corinth

The ideas of making this famous canal are very old. The first digging started by the Roman emperor Nero in the year 66. He started with a golden spade. After him, 6.000 jewish labours were forced to...
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Pieter11
Apr 24, 2005

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"1st Day in Greece!"
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"Corinth Canal on the way to Argolida"
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"Passage to Peloponese"
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"Corinth, an isthmus and a canal."
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"Corinth, gateway to the Peloponnesos"
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