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Sanctuary of Poseidon, Isthmia

This was the venue for the panhellenic Isthmian games. It is situated at the gateway to the Peloponnese and due to its strategic location, it was often a gathering place for the Greeks before a battle or campaign.

You can combine your visit to admire the entrance of the Isthmus canal from the Saronic gulf and observe the bridge that submerges each time a ship passes through.

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Sanctuary of Zeus, Nemea

In the famed sanctuary of Zeus, the Nemean games were held every two years. These were athletic games completing the group of four panhellenic games in antiquity (the Olympic, Pythian, Isthmian, Nemean).

Today, the archaeological site is dominated by the restored temple of Zeus, as well as by the stadium which lies further to the east and was the venue for the games.

You can complete your visit with a tour to the well-known vineyards of Nemea, one of the most beautiful wine-making regions in Europe and take a guided tour in one of the area’s famed wineries.

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Ancient Sikyon

Sikyon was the most important artistic center in the Peloponnese. It was home to the renowned sculptor Lysippos and the center where the art of painting developed in antiquity.

In the archaeological site one can admire the imposing theater, the gymnasium, the bouleuterion, as well as the 6th c. B.C temple which was turned into a basilica during the Christian era. Also impressive are the roman baths, which are today housed inside the Archaeological Museum.

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Sanctuary of Hera, Perachora

The sanctuary is situated at the edge of the Perachora peninsula, also known as the ‘land (chora) beyond (pera) the sea’. In a region of exceptional natural beauty, it was from the 7th c. B.C. an important religious center of the Corinthians and it was linked to their overseas travels towards the West.

You can combine your visit with a dip in the beautiful lake of Vouliagmeni, as well as enjoy the sunset at cape Melagavi, next to the historic lighthouse which dates back to 1897.

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Ancient Phlious

It is one of the most fertile regions of Corinth. According to tradition, Phleious was the first place of cultivation of the vine, producing the famed phliasios oinos, famed in Antiquity.

The ancient city preserves part of the acropolis, the theater and the bouleuterion.

At a distance of 30 km to the west lies the exquisite lake Stymphalia, where according to myth, Hercules confronted the Stympahlian birds. Today it is an important wetland and attracts many nature-lovers.

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