Welcome to Corinthia


Once dominated by the mighty ancient city of Corinth, Corinthia is now the keeper of its remains.

In the pretty hinterland west of Corinth you can take part in the resurrected Nemean Games, or travel the Nemea region's wine route in search of Greece's best vintages.


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$43.77 Private & Custom Tours

Ancient Corinth and Mycenae Private tour from Corinth

We pick you up from any place (your hotel, train station, bus station) in Corinth region. Our first stop is the Canal of Corinth with 30 minutes waiting time to enjoy the amazing view, from a bridge 79 meters above sea level to take your photos. After that we head to Ancient Corinth where you will see the archaeological site of the ancient town and the museum, located inside the site. Here you will have one hour to explore the Apollo temple, the fountain of Pirene, the market place, the theater and the Odeum. Our third stop is the acropolis of Ancient Corinth, called Acrocorinthos. Here we wait 1 hour to enjoy the excellent view from the castle 575 meters adobe sea level. Inside the castle you can find the temple of Aphrodite and Upper Pirene springs. Our last stop is Mycenae. Here you will see the tomb of Agamemnon, the Cyclopean walls, the Lion Gate, the tomb of Clytenmnistra and the museum inside the archaeological site. Here you will have 1.5 hours to admire the exhibits. Our excursion ends at the same point we pick you up.

$163.40 Cultural & Theme Tours

Wine tour at the footsteps of Hercules in Nemea from Nafplio

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: LandLife Travel, Nafplio, Argolis Region, PeloponneseThe wine-growing zone of Nemea is a famous wine region, where a proposed tourist route of the wines of Corinthia and Argolis is operating for some years now with perhaps the noblest variety in Greece. During our tour we visit the vineyards of Nemea, its historical site and some of the wineries, where we learn all the secrets of wine and winemaking.Daytime Tour Our tour starts with a hotel pickup and then we head to the region of Nemea. Our first stop is the Archeological site of Nemea where we admire the sanctuary that was set up for Zeus, the father of Hercules, and The Stadium of Nemea.Then we visit two wineries of the region, we meet their producers and we are briefed about the production conditions and the harvest procedures. The owners reveal the secrets of wine and offer to us the special varieties of the area, like Moschofilero, Roditis (white variety) and Agiorgitiko (red variety) accompanied by the appropriate dishes. Finally we take the road back for our departure point.Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes

$436.52 Private & Custom Tours

Wine Tour to Nemea Corinth and Nafplion full day private tour

Nemea ancient site near the head of the valley of the River Elissos in the northeastern part of the Peloponnese, Greece, was part of the territory of Cleonae in Argolis, it is today part of the prefecture of Corinthia. Ancient Nemea’s small village of (formerly known as “Koutsoumadhi” and then “Iraklion”) is immediately southwest of the archaeological site, while the new town of Nemea lies to the west.  Heracles overcame the Nemean Lion of the Lady Hera according to  Greek mythology, and here during Antiquity the Nemean Games were played, in three sequence, ending about 235 BCE, celebrated in the eleven Nemean odes of Pindar.Nowadays Nemea has created an attractive image, not only among the Greek wine producers, but all over the world. The wine quality  is the result of the high respect to the tradition allied to modern methods and to the technological progress. Nemea Wine region is located in the Peloponnese next to the new town of Nemea, approximately 30 kilometers southwest of Corinth, the region was first noted for its wine making by Homer who called it Ampelóessa, “full of vines.” Today, the appellation of Nemea is the most important red wine AOC of southern Greece and arguably of all of Greece. The indigenous Greek Agiorgitiko grape is used and produces wines famous for their deep red color with violet and blue hues, complex aroma and long, velvety palate.Visit Nemea’s archaeological sites and taste Greece in a glass of its marvelous wines, travelling to Ancient Nemea driving through its wine roads experiencing a wonderful landscape. Nemea was famous for its Panhellenic Games, the “ Nemea ”, which featured contests in gymnastics, horse riding, music and drama. The games were conducted inside the precincts of the Temple of Zeus , ruins of which have been discovered near the entrance into Irakleio. Traces of a gymnasium of the classical period have also been found, with a palaestra and Roman baths to the South, as well as the Stadium where the games were held every two years, from 573 BC.Let your Splendid Greece Tours private chauffeur to offer to experience this adventure  witch is from Athens south to the Greek wine region of Nemea, in the Peloponnese, one of the most important appellations for the production of red wine. We will travel through the wine roads of Nemea and you visit some of the best wineries there together with ancient Nemea sites.Climate: Mild winters with a lot of rainfall and hot during summer.Grape variety: AgiorgitikoWines: Red, DryWe continue through ARGOS on to NAUPLIO. Lunch, and visit the old city of Nafplion as this city was the first capital of Greece , after GREECE was free from the Ottoman empire and the tormentas revelation against them in 1821.After lunch and the wine tasting we will return to Athens where one of the most  interesting Greece Tours ends.

$29.18 Private & Custom Tours

Ancient Corinth Private Tour from Corinth

We pick you up from any place (your hotel, train station, bus station) in Corinth region. Our first stop is the Canal of Corinth with 30 minutes waiting time to enjoy the amazing view, from the bridge 79 meters above sea level and take your photos. Our next stop is the Ancient Diolkos with 30 minutes waiting time to see the view from the sub-ducting bridge at the start of the channel and the paved road. After that we head to Ancient Corinth where you will see the archaeological site of the ancient town and the museum, located inside the site. Here you will have one hour to explore the Apollo temple, the fountain of Pirene, the market place, the theater and the Odeum.Our last stop is the acropolis of Ancient Corinth, called Acrocorinthos. Here we wait 1 hour to enjoy the excellent view from the castle 575 meters adobe sea level. Inside the castle you can find the temple of Aphrodite and Upper Pirene springs. The excursion ends at the same point as you were picked up.

$37.93 Private & Custom Tours

Loutraki Private Tour from Corinth

As this is a private tour, the precise departure time is up to you: an early morning start (8-10am) is recommended. Your non-smoking taxi will collect you from the train station, the bus station, the port, or any hotel in the Corinth region: besides air-conditioning, vehicles feature Wi-Fi internet access and a digital TV with DVD. Your first stop is the Corinth Canal, where your driver will wait for 30 minutes while you admire the amazing view of this engineering feat from a bridge 260 feet (79 meters) above sea level. From here, it's a short drive to Loutraki, a famous seaside resort. Choose between a light breakfast or a Greek coffee on the beach, or a trip to the town market for souvenirs or local produce such as olive oil. You'll have an hour to explore independently. Next, it's up into the mountains, to the Saint Patapios Monastery, on Mount Gerania, 2132 feet (650 meters) above the sea. Unusually, this Greek Orthodox Monastery is now a convent, inhabited by nuns: spend 45 minutes here, admiring the historic buildings and drinking in the fantastic views. Travel back in time on your next stop, the Heraion of Perachora, a sanctuary to the ancient Greek goddess Hera. Your driver will wait for an hour while you explore the remains of two separate temples, as well as dining rooms, a colonnaded walkway, and a cistern. Finally, marvel at the brilliance of the Blue Lake in Vouliagmeni. One of Greece's most beautiful inland lagoons, this is embraced by a natural pine-forest landscape of outstanding beauty. Feel free to take a dip, or just capture pictures: you'll have an hour here before returning to the point where your driver picked you up. 

$204.26 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Full-day private culinary tour to Feneos in mountainous Corinthia

Tour highlights • Explore the beautiful lake Doxa and the historic monastery of Aghios Georgios • Meet with local producers in Goura village and learn about the cultivation of Greek pulses • Taste  delicious local food made of local products • Visit the Environment Museum of Stymphalia lake • Have a wine-tasting experience in a traditional wine estate ItineraryWe start our day from central Athens heading south until we reach the Isthmus of Corinth where we have a short stop to admire the Corinth Canal, one of the first major constructions of modern Greece, which connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. After this short break we head towards the broader area of Doxa and Feneou up in the mountains of Corinthia region. Our first stop will be at the man-made lake of Doxa, which was created in 1996 with the construction of a damn that retains the water of the river of the same name. Its circumference is no more than 5 km, but it is rich in variety. On the end of a strip of land that juts out into the water and reaches the middle of the lake, we will find the church of Aghios Fanourios. A short distance away we will visit the 17th century monastery of Aghios Georgios, which is known for its brilliant views over the water as well as the rose spoon sweet that the monks have been making here for 20 years. Continuing our tour we will follow the route that leads to the villages of Feneos plateau surrounded by mountains.Today, across an expense of 20,000 hectares and at an altitude of 700-800m, PDO pulses are grown, including Fasolia Vanilies Feneou (Feneos “Vanilla Beans”), yellow split peas (fava in Greek), belonging to grass pea and other pulses. We will meet with local producers and we will learn about their cultivation. In a traditional restaurant we will have a delicious meal tasting local traditional food made of local products.Next we will head towards Stymphalia lake and the interesting Environment Museum. Unlike Doxa, which is man-made, Stymphalia is a natural body of water. In myth, the basin was said to be home to the Stymphalian birds – the man-eating beasts that Hercules defeated as his sixth feat. Visiting the lake we will see flat, cultivated expanses, the pretty view up to the slopes of Mount Ziria, as well as shepherds with their flocks. At the Environment Museum of Stymphalia we will explore the history of ancient and modern humans around the lake – as well as how they have lived off it. During your visit you can enjoy a view over the water and engage in some birdwatching.   Our last stop will be at a traditional wine estate at the nearby village of Klimenti where we will meet with local wine makers and have a wine-tasting experience with vine Greek varieties of Roditis and Agiorgitiko. Late in the afternoon we will start our return back to Athens.

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