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Ancient Corinth and Canal Cruise Adventure
Destination:

Port/City: Athens (Piraeus), Greece

Activity Type:
Sightseeing and/or City Tours

Approximate Duration:
6 hour(s) 30 minute(s)

Prices starting from:
*99.75 USD (Adult)
*65.75 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)
  

Restrictions:  N/A

Important Port/City Information

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Shore Excursions
Ancient Corinth & Canal Cruise - PR01

Enjoy a scenic drive along the Saronic Gulf coastal road to the Corinth Canal. Admire views of canal from bridge, before reaching Isthmia pier where you will join boat for a mini cruise. Re board your coach and continue to Ancient Corinth site where you will have a guided visit. At its peak, ancient Corinth rivaled Athens and Thebes in wealth. The guided walk of its ruins showcases such monuments as the Apollo Temple and the Fountain of Glauke. Ideal for returning visitors who want to deepen their appreciation of ancient Greece and have already seen the main sights of Athens.
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If you've already seen the highlights of Athens and seek a new sightseeing realm, leave the neophytes behind for an eye-opening jaunt to Corinth. Zip by motorcoach along the Saronic Gulf coastal road to the Corinth Canal for both an impressive bridge view of the four-mile-long waterway, and a boat cruise on it. Then reboard the coach for a narrated ride through Ancient Corinth, one of antiquity's most significant and cosmopolitan towns.

Highlights:
• Corinth Canal: Cruise along this unforgettable marvel of 19th century marine engineering and enjoy complimentary snacks.
• Ancient Corinth: Julius Caesar, St. Paul and Nero, each spent time in this once-prominent citadel, gateway and thriving city.
• Fabled Venues: See archaeological treasures that include the Apollo Temple, Fountain of Glauke, Spring of Periander, and Lechaion Road.

What to Bring:

• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Cash (Euros) /credit cards
• Sun protection

What to Wear:
• Hat and sunglasses
• Comfortable shoes

Important Notes:

• Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
• Guests must be able to walk approximately one mile over varying terrain, inclines and numerous steps.
• Canal boat has upper deck. Drive from Piraeus to Corinth approximately 1-1/4 hours each way.
• Please note: you will not see, pass by, or visit the famous "Acropolis of Athens".
• Ongoing restorations are frequently in progress at ruins.
• Due to crowds on May 1 national holiday guides give extended commentary from exterior of sites.
• Foreign currencies not accepted in many venues. Tour sequence may vary.
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