Half Day Corinth Canal and Ancient Corinthos Tour

  • Corinth Canal, Greece
  • Ancient Corinth
  • Archaeological Dig Site at the Apollo Temple
  • The Acrocorinth "Upper Corinth" the acropolis of ancient Corinth
  • The historic ancient ruins of Corinth

This half day private tour covers one of the most well known site in Peloponnese, the Ancient Corinthos.

  • See the unique Corinth Canal (Isthmus) 
  • Visit the Biblical Ancient Corinthos (where St. Paul preached to the Corinthians)
  • Admire the ApolloTemple, the Roman Odeon and the Glauke fountain
  • See the famous Vema (tribunal) of St. Paul
  • Visit the Acrocorinthos (The Acropolis of Ancient Corinthos)

What is Included

  • Private activity (only your group will participate)
  • Hotel or Apartment pick up & drop off
  • Piraeus Port, Cruise terminal pick up & drop off
  • Athens Airport pick up & drop off
  • Luxury air-conditioned vehicle 
  • English speaking driver/guide (Not allowed to enter inside the archaeological areas & museums)
  • Bottled water, wet & dry tissues
  • Free WiFi on board
  • All taxes, fuel surcharge, tolls’ cost, parking fees
  • Baby seat or child booster upon request with no extra charge (compulsory to be requested in advance) 
  • Folding wheelchair upon request with no extra charge (compulsory to be requested in advance)


What is Not Included

  • Licensed tour guide for escorting you into the sights (on request with additional charge)
  • Food & drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance Fees: Full 8 €, Reduced 4 € 


Entrance Fees Policy

Reduced Ticket: People over 65 years old from EU members states upon presentation of ID or Passport

Free: Children and young people up to the age of 25 years from EU members states and children and young people up the age of 18 years from Non EU countries, upon presentation of ID or Passport


Entrance Fees Important Note

You may buy your entrance ticket on spot (at the entrance gate of the sight) 


Duration : 4 ½  hours (approx)

Bring along 

  • Your passport or ID and your booking confirmation
  • Comfortable shoes, sun hat
  • Your smile

Participants : 1 up 17 participants

Languages  : English, Greek 

Opening Hours of the sights

  • Ancient Corinthos
    • Winter Season (Nov. 1st up March 31st) : 08:00 – 15:00 (Closed on Tuesdays)
    • Sumner Season (April 1st up Oct. 31st) : 08:00 – 18:00


Please provide us with pick up point details (hotel name or apartment’s address, cruise ship name, arrival flight details or other) and with drop off point details (if different from pick up point).  

Important Information

  • Please wait us for pick up at least 5 minutes before the scheduled tour start time.
  • Our driver will meet you at the hotel lobby or outside of the building of your apartment 5 minutes before the scheduled pick up time. 
  • For Cruise travelers, our driver will wait you at the Exit Gate of Cruise Terminal holding a sign with your name. 
  • In Athens Airport, our driver will wait you at the Exit Gate of the Arrivals Terminal holding a sign with your name.

Further Information / Detailed Tour Description 

Our private tour starts with driving via the coastal highway towards Peloponnese. Our first stop/visit (ideal for taking photos) is the famous Corinth Canal which, through Isthmus, connects the Corinthian Gulf (Ionian Sea) with Saronic Gulf (Aegean Sea) & cuts Peloponnese peninsula from the rest Greek mainland.

We continue our private tour with our main destination which is the Ancient Corinthos. Exploring the archaeological area you will meet the main attraction of the area the Temple of Apollo (built on a rocky hill), the Theatre, the Roman Odeon & the Glauke fountain into a natural rock. Besides them there is the famous "Vema" (tribunal) from where St. Paul preached the Corinthians. Finally your knowledge will be complemented in the Archaeological Museum.

Our last visit is the Acrocorinthos (the Acropolis), a monolithic rock overseeing the ancient Corinthos. You will find ruins of the Temple of Aphrodite, of the Ano Peirene Spring & of many churches. Our private tour ends with the driving back to our starting point in Athens.