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Private Biblical Tour of Ancient Corinth & Isthmus Canal from Athens & Corinth

Be amazed by the modern engineering masterpiece of the Corinth Canal (Isthmus Canal).

Discover and explore the ancient passage from the Corinthian to Saronic gulf and the sub-ducting bridge. Here you can enjoy a coffee or snack at a wonderful cafe while you admire the views and wait for boats to pass through the canal.  

Explore the large citadel of Acrocorinth. Through its imposing entrance gates, you will enter the castle and you will discover its hidden gems. You will also experience the spectacular panoramic views which will amaze you.

Time for a break! We enjoy a delicious authentic Greek lunch at Gemelos’ taverna on a fabulous balcony overlooking the temple of Apollo.

Explore the incredible archaeological site of ancient Corinth with the fabulous museum, courtyard, temple of Apollo, fountain of Glauke, Sacred Spring, Peirene, Asklepieion, Odeion, Bema, Agora and much more. 

After your shopping time you will be driven to the port of Kechries tracing the footsteps of St. Paul to the East.

per adult from

$108

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Bottled water  
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Native English speaking drivers
    • Private tour
    • Refreshment wipes
    • Transport by air-conditioned private vehicle
    • Wifi
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Entry or admission fee
    • Food and drinks
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Athens, Athens, Attica

    Pickup from your chosen Hotel, Airbnb or apartment in Athens

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Corinth Canal, Isthmia, Corinth 201 00 Greece

    Visit the Isthmus Canal, one of the most important projects and 19th century engineering masterpieces, playing a catalytic role for the Mediterranean trade.

    Visit Ancient Diolkos, a paved trackway in Ancient Greece which enabled boats to be moved overland across the Isthmus of Corinth.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Akrokorinthos, Corinth 200 07 Greece

    Visit Acrocorinth, the acropolis of ancient Corinth, a monolithic rock overseeing the ancient city of Corinth. It is one of the most impressive and dominant acropoleis of the Peloponnese.

    Gates: A system of 3 circuit walls reinforced by towers.

    Keep

    Peirene Spring: Located within the encircling walls, a gift of Asopus to Sisyphus.

    Temple of Aphrodite: On the highest of the two picks of the mountain are traces of the temple of Aphrodite on the site.

    Frankish Tower: At the SW edge of the precipitous rock fortified during Frankish times forming the inner keep of the fortress.

    Remains of churches, mosques, houses, fountains and cisterns are preserved here.

    Views of Geraneia Mountain: Enjoying breathtaking views of the Corinthian gulf and the SW coast of the Peloponnese.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos), Ancient Korinthos village, Corinth Greece

    Hadgimoustafa spring: a fountain built during the Ottoman empire.

    Ancient Corinth Archaeological Museum: Housing a large collection of artifacts from the local site and from smaller sites in the neighboring area.

    Temple of Apollo: One of the earliest Doric temples in the Peloponnese and the Greek mainland with monolithic columns, rare in the ancient world, built around 560 BCE.

    Agora: A rectangular construction 160 m long and 70 m wide, consisting of central shops, small temples and altar and the renowned podium or Bema from where Apostle Paul addressed the Corinthians in 52 AD.

    Roman buildings.

    Bema or Pedestal

    Theatre and Odeon/Asklepieion

    Lechaion road: Facing the Corinthian gulf leading to the port of Lechaion.

    St. Paul's church: Admiring a magnificent mosaic mural depicting Saul's vision from Christ as he was travelling to Damascus to persecute the Christians.

    Treat yourself to an authentic "village style" lunch on a magnificent terrace overlooking ancient Corinth's archaeological site and the temple of Apollo.

    Stroll amongst the village shops where you can treat yourself and buy handmade souvenirs for your family and friends.

    Visit the ancient port town of Kenchreai or Cenchreae, one of the two ports of the inland city state of Corinth.

    According to Acts 18:18 the Apostle Paul stopped at Kenchreai during his second missionary journey, where he had his hair cut to fulfill a vow (Nazirite vow).

    Drive back to Athens

    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Athens, Athens, Attica

    Return to your chosen Hotel, Airbnb or apartment in Athens

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your personal driver/guide will pick you up and return you to your hotel in Athens, meeting you at the lobby.In case of an AirBnb apartment, he will contact you upon arrival so you can meet him at the entrance of the building.For Airport and Port pickup, your driver/guide will meet you at the gate holding an Ancient Greece Tours sign for you to spot him upon arrival.Airports
    • Athens Intl Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 190 04 Greece
    Ports
    • Piraeus port, Pireas 185 38, Greece
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Animals or pets allowed
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available on request
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Ancient Greece Tours

Activity ID: V-59636P63

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