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Private Biblical Tour of Ancient Corinth & Isthmus Canal from Athens & Corinth

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Stop At: Athens, Athens, Attica

Pickup from your chosen Hotel, Airbnb or apartment in Athens

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Corinth Canal, Isthmia, Corinth 201 00 Greece

Visit the Isthmus Canal, one of the most important projects and 19th century engineering masterpieces, playing a catalytic role for the Mediterranean trade.

Visit Ancient Diolkos, a paved trackway in Ancient Greece which enabled boats to be moved overland across the Isthmus of Corinth.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Akrokorinthos, Corinth 200 07 Greece

Visit Acrocorinth, the acropolis of ancient Corinth, a monolithic rock overseeing the ancient city of Corinth. It is one of the most impressive and dominant acropoleis of the Peloponnese.

Gates: A system of 3 circuit walls reinforced by towers.

Keep

Peirene Spring: Located within the encircling walls, a gift of Asopus to Sisyphus.

Temple of Aphrodite: On the highest of the two picks of the mountain are traces of the temple of Aphrodite on the site.

Frankish Tower: At the SW edge of the precipitous rock fortified during Frankish times forming the inner keep of the fortress.

Remains of churches, mosques, houses, fountains and cisterns are preserved here.

Views of Geraneia Mountain: Enjoying breathtaking views of the Corinthian gulf and the SW coast of the Peloponnese.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos), Ancient Korinthos village, Corinth Greece

Hadgimoustafa spring: a fountain built during the Ottoman empire.

Ancient Corinth Archaeological Museum: Housing a large collection of artifacts from the local site and from smaller sites in the neighboring area.

Temple of Apollo: One of the earliest Doric temples in the Peloponnese and the Greek mainland with monolithic columns, rare in the ancient world, built around 560 BCE.

Agora: A rectangular construction 160 m long and 70 m wide, consisting of central shops, small temples and altar and the renowned podium or Bema from where Apostle Paul addressed the Corinthians in 52 AD.

Roman buildings.

Bema or Pedestal

Theatre and Odeon/Asklepieion

Lechaion road: Facing the Corinthian gulf leading to the port of Lechaion.

St. Paul's church: Admiring a magnificent mosaic mural depicting Saul's vision from Christ as he was travelling to Damascus to persecute the Christians.

Treat yourself to an authentic "village style" lunch on a magnificent terrace overlooking ancient Corinth's archaeological site and the temple of Apollo.

Stroll amongst the village shops where you can treat yourself and buy handmade souvenirs for your family and friends.

Visit the ancient port town of Kenchreai or Cenchreae, one of the two ports of the inland city state of Corinth.

According to Acts 18:18 the Apostle Paul stopped at Kenchreai during his second missionary journey, where he had his hair cut to fulfill a vow (Nazirite vow).

Drive back to Athens

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Athens, Athens, Attica

Return to your chosen Hotel, Airbnb or apartment in Athens

Duration: 10 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Syntagma, Athens, Greece
2: Eth. Antistaseos 2, Korinthos 201 00, Greece

Traveler pickup is offered
Athens International Airport
Attiki Odos, Spata Artemida 190 04, Greece
.
Piraeus Port
Pireas, Greece
.
Your Hotel in Athens
Athens, Greece
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bottled water  
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Native English speaking drivers
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Private tour
  • Refreshment wipes
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Wifi
  • Fuel surcharge
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Parking Fees
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Entry or admission fee
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient Corinth (Archaia Korinthos)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Animals or pets allowed
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available on request
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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You can see the sites many different ways, but to have a guide with the historical knowledge and local connections was a real treat. Taz provided a quality tour and went above and beyond to meet our specific needs and desires as tourist! Would definitely recommend
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Tas is a very good guide, he knows everything about historical places we visit, he is so kind and trustworthy .He has a comfortable car, had good details with us as local biscuits and fresh water every day. We enjoy so much ours tour whit Tas and we will recommended highly
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had a rough start in the beginning with no one showing up the morning of the tour. after multiple frustrating phone calls (the last one being to cancel), Tas showed up with an apology and some delicious fresh cookies 1.5 hours after the original start time. although it was a
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Response from ancientgreecetours, Chauffeur Manager at Private Biblical Tour of Ancient Corinth & Isthmus Canal from Athens & Corinth
Responded 6 Jun 2019
Yes indeed! After miscommunication and a wrong pick up address on our behalf I am very grateful to have been given the half-opportunity to make the day up to you all. Thank you for trusting me to introduce you to the Isthmus canal, ancient Diolkos, acro and ancient Corinth, the Heraion/ Blue lake, the Sanctuary of Hera and Garbys restaurant by the Saronic sea/ Athens Riviera. We all learn from our mistakes and we all 'keep walking'! Thank you for taking time out to review our services. Very much appreciated! Warm regards, Tas Papaioannou 😊
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We had an amazing experience on this tour with Tas.He is extremely knowledgeable and takes a great deal of trouble to ensure that the entire experience is suitable to all members of the group.Tas goes the extra mile in ensuring comfort and helps in creating great memories.The
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Response from ancientgreecetours, Chauffeur Manager at Private Biblical Tour of Ancient Corinth & Isthmus Canal from Athens & Corinth
Responded 6 Jun 2019
A beautiful family indeed! 😊💛 It was a great pleasure meeting you all and introducing Cape Sounion, the Temple of Poseidon, the Athens Riviera, the canals and ancient Biblical Corinth to you all. Thank you so so much for your wonderful review! God Bless, Tas 🤗🤗🤗
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