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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  • If you are in the area, worth the money to go see channel. He is amazing! On the other hand, there is nothing else to do in the area and no specific development.
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  • Short isthmus, in the center bridge you easily can see all the way to both coast lines. The small Poseidon bridge near the west side is fascinating. You should try and watch it work The center section...  more »
  • It's impressive to cross the channel is 6.5 km on 23 m wide with a depth of 8 Mr. What is impressive is the cliff that in some places reached the 80 m high. We were able to cross it late in the day to the night and lit it's nice
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  • What an unusual place.Plan this for a stop on your way to or from the ruins. Pictures cannot show the depth of this canal. If I were going to ever bungee jump I would seriously consider this place.
  • Everyone should get on the boat ⛵ and actually cross it from one side to the other, and back! It is possible, very fun and not too expensive! Do it, and you won't regret it! Make sure you get some Baklavas to munch and you're never get to say you're sorry...
  • This is quite an inspiring piece of engineering. It is definitely worth stopping to see, and if you're lucky, you might get to watch someone bungee jump from the bridge.
  • The canal connects the peloponnese and the rest of Greece with the Aegean Sea and have also a bungee jumping spot. A bus stop is available close to the canal, to Athens or the rest of the peloponnese.
  • Nice deep canal. I wish i can do a bungee jump here!
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