The Isthmus of Corinth has been a construction dream – a challenge that lasted 2,300 years. Due to its geographical location, “Aphonios Corinthos” emerged from antiquity to a great naval, commercial and cultural center. The difficulty in transporting goods by land has prompted the Tirana of Corinth Peridron to build the famous dolyco, a paved corridor, “worn out” with wood, on which the ships of the time were slopped with fat to pass the Isthmus from one coast on the other. The expensive dues paid in Corinth were also the most important revenue of the city.

Corinth Canal - Isthmus

Corinth Canal - IsthmusThe famous Corinth Canal, which separates the Peloponnese from mainland Greece, connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf. The Corinth Canal, though only completed in the late 19th century, was an idea and dream that’s dates back over 2000 thousand years. The strip of land that connects the Peloponnese and mainland Greece is Read more

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