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.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Athens, Athens, Attica
Pickup from your chosen Hotel, Airbnb or apartment in Athens. Drive to Isthmus Corinth Canal... The gateway to the Peloponnese
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutesStop At:
Corinth Canal, Isthmia, Loutraki 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: 50 minutesStop 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 acropolises of the Peloponnese where Pegasus the flying horse grazed.
Gates: A system of 3 circuit walls reinforced by towers, 7km or 4.9 miles of Keep.
Upper 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 Northern SW coast of the Peloponnese.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos), Argous 105 Ancient Korinthos village, Corinth 200 07 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.
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 hoursStop At:
The Diolkos, Palaia Ethniki Odos Athinon-Patron Poseidonos 76, Loutraki 201 00 Greece
Ancient Diolkos: Discover the ancient limestone roads where slaves ox and other animals where used to heave boats from the Lechaion port on the Corinthian sea to Cenchrae (Kechries) ancient port on the Saronic sea.
Duration: 20 minutesStop At:
Kechries 201 00, Greece
Tracing the footsteps of the Apostle Paul and his exodus from Corinth in 53 AD sailing to Ephesus we visit the ancient port of Kechries on the Saronic sea. It is here that the Nazarite vow was performed (AC 18:18).
Duration: 20 minutes
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Service animals allowed"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duración: 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
Your personal tour driver will pick you up and return you to your hotel in Athens, meeting you at the lobby.
In the case of an AirBnb apartment, he/she will contact you upon arrival so you can meet at the entrance of the building.
For Airport and Port pick-up, your driver will meet you at the arrivals area holding a signboard with the Guest's name.Ports
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
- Port of Piraeus, 10, Akti Miaouli str, Pireas 185 38, Greece
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.