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Peloponnese pen. Corinth.Tours 2017

Description

Corinthia: the Blessed Land

Corinth is a "gateway" to Peloponnese and the second largest regional unit of the peninsula.  It is located in the north east of Peloponnese. One part of it is washed by the Saronic Gulf and a small part to the north - by the Gulf of Corinth.

On the blessed land of Corinthia, according to archaeological evidence, emerged and developed amazing cultures 5 millennia ago. Corinth Canal is the shortest way from the Aegean to the Ionian Sea and the landmark of Corinth. The construction of the Canal was started by the Roman Emperor Neron, but it began to function only at the end of the 19th century.

City of Corinth

The capital of the region is the city of Corinth. Corinth derives its name from Ancient Corinth, a city-state of antiquity.

In 1858, the old city of Corinth was totally destroyed by an earthquake. This led to the establishment of New Corinth, on the coast of the Gulf of Corinth. New Corinth was rebuilt after a further earthquake in 1928 and again after a great fire in 1933.



Hotels
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    Alkyon Resort Hotel & Spa
    Region:
    Peloponnese-Corinth  Corinth
     Rooms:
     165
    Luxury hotel, located on the coast, is  surrounded by a vast orchard and palm trees  and cover an area of  3 hectares.  It offers tactful  staff, comfortable rooms with classic interiors , a restaurant, 2 swimming pools, jacuzzi, conference facilities ,...
    Entire year
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    Arion Hotel
    Region:
    Peloponnese-Corinth  Xylokastro
     Rooms:
     74
    A small exquisite hotel located at the seaside was fully reconstructed in 2012.It provides spacious comfortable rooms,modern design,a restaurant,a bar,internet,a spa-center,top service.Ideal for comfortable family rest.
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    Blue Pearl Hotel
    Region:
    Peloponnese-Corinth  Corinth
     Rooms:
     102
    A cosy hotel located on the shore of Corinth Gulf in the green garden provides well-groomed territory,calm and relaxing atmosphere,a good range of comfortable rooms with classic interior and top service.The hotel was renovated in 2008.Ideal for calm and comfortable...
    Entire year