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Athens: Day-Trip to Ancient Corinth, Hera Temple & Blue Lake

1. Athens: Day-Trip to Ancient Corinth, Hera Temple & Blue Lake

Venture South of Athens to discover highlights of the Peloponnese. Cross the Corinth Canal to leave mainland Greece and explore the Ancient Corinth, antiquity’s most powerful commercial crossroads. Starting in Ancient Corinth, the wealthiest city in all the ancient world, a leader amongst the powerful Greek city-states, built at the foothills of the rocky hill of Acrocorinth, discernible from afar, a striking lookout against potential enemies coming by land or sea, then on to Temple of Hera and Blue Lake to pay tribute to god Poseidon and the goddess Hera. Your first stop is at the Corinth canal for 15 minutes where you can take photos and have a refreshing drink. The next stop is at Akrokorinthos for 1 hour before you visit Ancient Corinth and the Archaeological Museum of Corinth for about 3 hours. Then, stop at Heraion (Sanctuary of Hera) in Perachora for about 1 hour and finally, visit the Blue Lake (Vouliagmeni Lake) for 30 minutes.

From Athens: Private Corinth and Nemea Wine Tasting Day Tour

2. From Athens: Private Corinth and Nemea Wine Tasting Day Tour

The tour will start from the pick up location (according to your needs). First stop will be at famous Corinth Canal (20 min) where you will stand on the bridge and enjoy the extraordiary view from the Canal. Second stop will take place at archaeological site of Ancient Corinth(40 min) where travellers will get in touch with one of the most commercial and technologcal developed civilizations of the ancient world. Next stop will be the Acrocorinth(40 min), the famous medieval fortress of Corinth, with amazing preserved walls and breathtaking view. Afterwards travellers will visit the archaeological site of Nemea(40 min), the ancient city which accoding to the Myth Hercules killed the lion doing one of his labors. Before the last stop visitors will taste the famous ''Nemea Wines'' at a local winery(45 min) and will get in touch with the local agricultural world. Final stop will be a traditional Greek restaurant in Nemea where travellers will enjoy local dishes(1 hour). After lunch travellers will be transfered to drop off location(according to their needs)

From Athens: Private Corinth Tour with Transfer

3. From Athens: Private Corinth Tour with Transfer

Discover the historic monuments and rich heritage of Corinth, thought to have been the richest city in the ancient world. Take an excursion out of Athens to explore this archaeological gem with a professional guide. Visit the ruins of the imposing Temple of Apollo and other local landmarks. Get picked up from your accommodation in Athens and head over to Corinth for a private trip back to the city's golden days. Learn about the importance of the Temple of Apollo and tour the Isthmus of Corinth, the link between west and east, which boosted commerce in the area. Take in panoramic views of the Acropolis of Corinth, visit a museum with perfectly-preserved sculptures, and witness fascinating sceneries that combine the ruins of ancient Greece with modern-day architecture and a fast-paced lifestyle.

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What people are saying about Acrocorinth

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I wish I could give 10 stars. Nicholas is the guide and business owner. His van is pristine new and very comfortable. He has video screens and prepared videos for us about places we would visit in the van. He had water and drinks for all. He is really knowledgeable, friendly, and excellent English. He was happy to tailor the tour to our needs and followed up with texts to make sure we are having a good vacation and with tips for other places. Also super responsive when setting up the tour. A++++ Oh yeah and the sites were also fantastic