Corinth Canal, Corinth

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Pass through Corinth Canal, one of the world's tightest navigable waterways, which separates the Peloponnese Peninsula from the rest of the Greek mainland. Before the canal's completion at the end of the 19th century, ships sailing between the Adriatic and the Aegean had to circumnavigate the peninsula, adding nearly 320 km (180 mi) to their journey. The waterway is just over 6 km (4 mi) long and only 21 m (70 ft) wide. Much too narrow to accommodate modern ocean freighters, this channel now mostly services tourist ships, attracting curious visitors from around the world. Make Corinth Canal a centerpiece of your Corinth vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Corinth planning app .
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  • Very impressive work and think that the year is made by hand and scary all the work that c is behind. Very good to do some simple photo some souvenir shop (not many) and on request you can also cross with a boat in the evening. Must be seen!!
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  • A trip to the ok. 1 hour in its entirety. Very peaceful, relaxing boat ride with great views and a wonderful Greek music. The wonderful color of the water. I recommend the upper decks of the ship.
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  • It's interesting to see the Corinth canal after having seen the much bigger canals in Suez and Panama. Although this is much smaller, it's nevertheless an impressive feat of engineering. Well worth st...  more »
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