Welcome to Corinthia


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

In the pretty hinterland southwest 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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$42.81 Cultural & Theme Tours

Ancient Corinth and Mycenae Private tour from Corinth

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Corinth Canal, Corinth, Corinthia Region, PeloponneseOur first stop is the Canal of Corinth with 30 minutes waiting time to enjoy the amazing view, from the canal's bridge, 79 meters (260 feet) above sea level, and take your photosDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos), Corinth, Corinthia Region, PeloponneseSecond stop is Ancient Corinth village. Here, you can visit the Archaeological site and the museum of Ancient Corinth, one of the most important cities in Ancient Greece. Here, you have one hour to explore Apollo temple, the temple to Octavia, the baths, the Bema where St. Paul addressed the Corinthians, the Peirine fountain complex, the theatre, the Roman Odeum... Inside the archaeological site you can visit also the museum with exhibits from the area. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Acrocorinth, Corinth, Corinthia Region, PeloponneseThird stop is the Acropolis of the Ancient Corinth, called Acrokorinthos, a monolithic rock that was continuously occupied from archaic times to the early 19th century. Here you have one hour to visit the castle. You will enjoy the amazing view 575 meters above sea level, and explore the three castle gates, the Upper Pirene springs, the temple to Aphrodite which was Christianized as a church on the top...Duration: 1 hourStop At: Archaeological Site Mycenae, Mycenae, Argolis Region, PeloponneseLast stop is Mycenae Archaeological site located in Argolis region. From the hill on which the palace was located, one can see across the Argolid to the Saronic Gulf. In the second millennium BC, Mycenae was one of the major centres of Greek civilization, a military stronghold which dominated much of southern Greece. Here you have 1 hour and 30 minutes to visit the site and the museum, exploring the Lion's gate, the Tomb of Clytemnestra and the Tomb of the Genii...Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

$159.84 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

$427.01 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.

$55.59 Private & Custom Tours

Half day Christian Tour in Corinth, walk at the same paths Apostle Paul walked!

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos), Corinth, Corinthia Region, PeloponneseThe Christian tour in Ancient Corinth is based on the footsteps of St Paul, we will visit Ancient Corinth and Ancient Agora where Apostle Paul walked and met his followers and we will have an excellent visit at "KECHRIES PORT" as from there his next journey began! Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Corinth Canal, Corinth, Corinthia Region, PeloponneseThere will be a short stop at the Canal of Corinth (6 km length and 80m height) having time to admire it and take superb photos! Duration: 15 minutes

$54.80 Cultural & Theme Tours

Half day Christian Tour in Corinth, walk at the same paths Apostle Paul walked!

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos), Corinth, Corinthia Region, PeloponneseWe will have the chance to visit the Ancient Market and the Bema of Apostle Paul or Galionas, a large elevated rostrum standing prominently in the centre of the Roman Forum of ancient Corinth and from where the city’s officials addressed the public (probably because of the monument’s connection to Saint Paul, the Bema was transformed into a Christian church during the Byzantine period), and we will walk at the same paths that Apostle of Nations walked and preached hundreds of years earlier. We will visit the commercial town of Corinth and The Apostolos Pavlos (Apostle Paul) metropolitan church, on the street of the same name, which founded by Apostle Paul around 51-52 AD . The “Apostle to the Nations” met Akyla and Priscilla so, lived and taught and remained in korinthos for one and a half years, also is the city’s patron saint.Next stop will be at 'Kechrias Port. Around 52 AD, Apostle Paul arrived from Athens to Corinth. He stayed in Corinth for eighteen months, establishing and consolidating the Church of Corinth. Then, from Kechrias port, his next journey began. Next station is Ephesos and final destination Syria. It is said that In Kehreas he shaved his head because he had a vow. With great emotion he parted with his brothers in Christ of Corinth, who accompanied him to the port of Kenchreon. After our visit, we will make a short stop for a cup of coffee and we will return back to Athens.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Corinth Canal, Corinth, Corinthia Region, PeloponneseThere will be a short stop at the Canal of Corinth (6 km length and 80m height) having time to admire it and take superb photos! Duration: 15 minutes

$89.06 Cultural & Theme Tours

1 Day Tour to Corinth, Cave of Lakes at Kalavrita & a Journey by Cog Railway

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Corinth Canal, Corinth, Corinthia Region, PeloponnesePick up from your hotel and driving along the mainland coast to Peloponnese, we will have our first stop at the Canal of Corinth (6 km length and 80m height). Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos), Corinth, Corinthia Region, PeloponneseWe will have the chance to visit the Ancient Market and the Vima of Apostle Paul or Galionas, a large elevated rostrum standing prominently in the center of the Roman Forum of ancient Corinth and from where the city’s officials addressed the public (probably because of the monument’s connection to Saint Paul, the Bema was transformed into a Christian church during the Byzantine period), and we will walk at the same paths that Apostle of Nations walked and preached hundreds of years earlier. We will visit the commercial town of Corinth and The Apostolos Pavlos (Apostle Paul) metropolitan church, on the street of the same name, which founded by Apostle Paul around 51-52 AD .Afterwards, we reach "Diakofto" to take the Cog Railway (Odontotos) which links Kalavrita with Diakopto going through Vouraikos Canyon, is one of the most beautiful natural sights and is one of the most spectacular railway rides.in Greece. It has been mentioned as the most beautiful train trip in Balkans. When the incline gets really steep it switches from regular track to a cog system. The journey end at the town of Kalavryta.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Spileo Limnon, Kalavrita, Achaea Region, West GreeceOur driver meet you there to continue the tour at the mysterious, magnificent and unique “Cave of the Lakes". A rare creation of Nature. Small and large lakes, 13 in total, with different colors each one, depending on the oxides contained in the rocks. You will see the wonderful «hanging bridge» and the «waterfalls» «falling» and you have the feeling of being on a floating corridor. Also, you will admire strange stalactite formations. In winter when the snow melts, the cave is transformed into a subterranean river with natural waterfalls. You will start to explore the cave through an artificial tunnel that leads you directly to the second floor, whose sight is truly awe-inspiring. The passage of the lakes is made by elevated artificial bridges. ΅We have a stop for lunch and the picturesque village of Kalavrita before we head back to Athens.Duration: 1 hour

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