City in Peloponnese

Coastal city close to an instagrammable 6-kilometer canal that separates Peloponnese from the Greek mainland. Ideal for a stop while traveling.

Attractions & Things to Do in Corinth

Port of Corinth

It does not offer any ferry connections but due to its contemporary infrastructure, has the opportunity to host large cruise ships.

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Historical & Folklore Museum of Corinth

Founded in 1976 aims to reveal not only the local but the traditions of modern Greece in general.

↘ SE
< 1km

Corinth Canal & Bridges

The biggest Greek technical project of the 19th-century, which was constructed between 1880-1893 with a total canal height of 6343 meters.

→ E
≈ 5.7km

Archeological Site of Ancient Corinth

Well-organized and visitable archaeological site that reveals the norms and the functions of one of the richest cities of antiquity.

↙ SW
≈ 8.7km

Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth

It was erected in 1932 in order to house the excavation findings of the archaeological site.

↙ SW
≈ 8.9km

Acrocorinth Castle, Corinth

The acropolis of Ancient Corinth on a rocky hill of 579 meters that hosts an impressive and robust fortification since the 7th-6th century BC.

↙ SW
≈ 11.1km

Penteskoufi Hill & Castle

Frankian fort founded in 1205 on the rocky hill of 476 meters opposite the Acrocorinthos. A place with nice hiking trails and fantastic views.

↙ SW
≈ 13.1km

Questions & Answers about Corinth

Why Visit Corinth?
  • One of the few contemporary Greek cities with excellent road and architectural planning.
  • Started to be built in 1858 after the earthquake that destroyed the old city.
  • The winged horse Pegasus is the symbol of Korinthos city.