Drive from Athens to the Corinth Canal.
Stop at the Corinth Canal for photos and drinks
Drive to Ancient Corinth
Visit Ancient Corinth for 1 hour
Return to Athens City or to you ship.
This is 5 hour tour. From Piraeus port the distance to Corinth canal is 1 hour and 10 minutes and from Corinth canal to Ancient Corinth is 30 minutes. Ancient Corinth once was rich and powerful city of Greece. Corinth in antiquity it was a city-state, on the Isthmus of Corinth, the narrow stretch of land that joins the Peloponnesus to the mainland of Greece. To the west of the isthmus lies the Gulf of Corinth, to the east lies the Saronic Gulf. Corinth is about 78 kilometres (48 mi) southwest of Athens. The isthmus, which was in ancient times traversed by hauling ships over the rocky ridge on sledges, is now cut by a canal.
Corinth is now the capital of the prefecture of Corinthia. The city is surrounded by the coastal townlets of (clockwise) Lechaio, Isthmia, Kechries, and the inland town lets of Examilia and the archaeological site. Geophysically the city is likewise surrounded by the narrow coastal plain of Vocha, Corinthian Gulf, Corinth Canal, Saronic Gulf, Oneia mountains, and the monolithic rock of Acrocorinth where the medieval acropolis was built.
After we finish this wonderful and
very interesting private tour we
will return back to your ship in
Piraeus or to your hotel
Total tour time is approximately 5 hours.
Reserve Early and Save In most of the tours in Greece, sport type shoes are recommended.