Discover the wonders of Corinth on this private 6-hour shore excursion from Athens. Travel from Piraeus Port to the Corinth area, where you visit the Corinth Canal, admire the collection at the Corinth Museum, and explore the remains of Ancient Corinth.
What to Expect
This private guided shore excursion starts with a beautiful scenic coastal ride in a private air-conditioned vehicle from Piraeus Port to the amazing Corinth area. Here you visit the Corinth Canal, the Corinth Museum, and Ancient Corinth.
Visit the 25-meter wide, 6-kilometer long Corinth Canal, an engineering wonder completed in 1893. You also explore the truly remarkable collection of pre-historic finds at the Corinth Museum as well as see a mosaic floor dating back to 400 BC. Outside you see the Temple of Apollo, the remains of a Roman city, the Agora, the theatre, and the Odium.
You experienced guide will tell you many stories about how Julius Caesar founded Corinth, how Paul the Apostle lived and preached here for 18 months, and how its history of being inhabited dates back to 5000 BC. Discover about when Corinth was the capital of Roman Greece and how it was considered to be the wealthiest and most prosperous economic center in Greece due to its location.
- Licensed professional guide
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
Know Before You Go
Entrance fees: please have exact amount ready for your guide at the start of tour.
Corinth Museum: Children under 18 - free / Adults - 8 EUR
Corinth Archeological Site
Note: in summer months it is advisable to have sunscreen, a hat, water, dark glasses, and comfortable walking shoes.