165. Corinth Canal, Greece

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If nothing else just to marvel at what it took to make this canal happen. It’s cut out of rocks at time when the best of tools were not available. It’s worth seeing for yourself. While here, check out Ancient Corinth  as well.

Corinth Canal, Greece - Corinth Canal Footbridge

Corinth Canal, Greece – Corinth Canal Footbridge


The Corinth Canal is located in Greece near the town of Corinth and the Ancient town of Corinth. It links the Aegean Sea with the Ionian Sea and allows ships to pass through rather than go all the way around the Peloponnese.

How To Get Here

By Train

You can take the Greece Rail train from Athens to Korinthos and then take a cab from there to the Corinth Canal. Or take a 35 minutes walk says Google.

By Cruise Ship

Well, you can get to Athens by cruise ship. Then take a car to the Canal.

By Ferry

It’s Greece and the islands are also accessible by massive ferries.

By Plane

The closest major airport to Athens International (ATH).

The following airlines serve Athens International (ATH):

Austrian Airlines (OS), Aeroflot (SU), Alitalia (AZ), Astra Airlines (A2), Aegean Airlines (A3), British Airways (BA), brussels airlines (SN) , Condor (DE), ELLINAIR S.A. (EL), EasyJet Airlines (U2), Eidelweiss Air (WK), Eurowings (EW), Germanwings (4U), Germania (ST), Harmony Airways (HQ), Helvetic Airways (2L), Iberia Airlines (IB), Jetairfly (TB), Jet2.com (LS), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Links Air (W2), Luxair (LG), Mistral Air (M4), Monarch Airlines (ZB), Meridiana Airlines (IG), NIKI (HG), Norwegian Air Shuttle (D8), Neos Air (NO), Olympic Airlines (OA), Smart Wings (QS), Swiss Airlines (LX), Sun Express Germany (XG), Sky Express (GQ), TUI fly (X3), Transavia France (TO), Transavia (HV), Ural Airlines (U6), UTair (UT), Vueling (VY), Volotea (V7) and Wind Rose Aviation (7W) and Wizz Air (W6).

By Bus


By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

Where To Stay

You can just stay in Athens and do a day trip out. You may also stay in Corinth.

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

Where To Eat

You can find places in Corinth to have a meal.

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

What To Do

See the Canal. You can walk across it and also drive across it. It’s pretty amazing to see the boats come through. It’s quite narrow as well.

Corinth Canal, Greece - Corinth Canal

Corinth Canal, Greece – Corinth Canal

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Here are some tours from Viator that will take you to the Canal.

==>> Here is some additional information from Lonely Planet.

Additional Information

Language: Greek

Currency: Euro (EUR)

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Corinth Canal, Greece - Corinth Canal

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  1. June 16, 2017

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