Pass through Corinth Canal, one of the world's tightest navigable waterways, which separates the Peloponnese Peninsula from the rest of the Greek mainland. Before the canal's completion at the end of the 19th century, ships sailing between the Adriatic and the Aegean had to circumnavigate the peninsula, adding nearly 320 km (180 mi) to their journey. The waterway is just over 6 km (4 mi) long and only 21 m (70 ft) wide. Much too narrow to accommodate modern ocean freighters, this channel now mostly services tourist ships, attracting curious visitors from around the world. Make Corinth Canal a centerpiece of your Corinth vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Corinth planning app.
Tours to Corinth Canal
$662 BOOK WITH VIATOR 4-Day Classical Greece Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora
Duration: 4 days
$442 BOOK WITH VIATOR 3-Day Classical Greece Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Nafplion, Olympia, Delphi
Duration: 3 days
Corinth Canal reviews
Blink and you will miss the canal. There's not much signage or fanfare. We nearly missed the small bridge. However it is worth parking nearby and walking back. From the bridge you can see one end to..... more »
Everyone must have heard of the Corinth Canal so it's something not to be missed when touring the area. We visited mid September and there had been torrential rain earlier in the day. Must have... more »
A place that you should visit if you are Christian and you know the background of Corinthian Church in the bible. You’ll understand why Corinthian city was the center of the peninsula.
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