First Time Tourists Guide in Corinth, Greece

Pixabay - Corinth was one of the major cities of Roman imperialism. After being chosen as the capital of the Achaia Province, Corinth became the residence of the Roman governor of the province.

The city was also famous for the Corinthian Canal, which gave the ship a route through the Corinth isthmus.

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SIGHTSEEING

The modern city of Corinth is located seven kilometers northeast of the ancient city and only an hour's drive west of Athens, which is connected with regular bus services. The city was also famous for the Corinthian Canal and Ancient Corinth, which gave the ship a route through the Corinth isthmus, while the ancient city's remaining buildings are worth seeing. There are many things to do in the Corinthian area, including the adrenaline bungee leap.

Ancient Corinth

Formerly one of the strongest cities in the Classical world, this city came under Roman rule in 146 BC.

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DOWNTOWN

Besides being a business center city, Corinth is also a very famous as tourist destination. In Corinth, every two years an athletic competition is called The Isthmian Games. This sporting match was no less famous than the Olympics at that time. Archaeological Museum of Corinth is located not far away from the downtown as well as the Apollo Temple.

Doric of Apollo Temple

This temple was built around 540 BC, at the site of a previous seventh-century BC temple.

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Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth

Corinthian Archaeological Museum provides a comprehensive view of the findings from the ancient Corinthian archaeological sites.

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SHOPPING

mánia (εμπορικό κατάστημα MΆNIA) is a gift shop that offers numerous interesting items for tourist. Most of the items are handmade and handicraft such as miniatures, ornaments, and many more. You should visit this shop while in Corinth. Another gift shop to find typical Corinth souvenirs is Home. They provide various kinds of leather bags, miniatures, necklaces, and more. In holiday season, the price might be discounted and it’s a good chance to get the best prices.

mánia (εμπορικό κατάστημα MΆNIA)

Most of the items are handmade and handicraft such as miniatures, ornaments, and many more.

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Home

In holiday season, the price might be discounted and it’s a good chance to get the best prices.

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FOOD & DRINK

Feta cheese is a typical Greek cheese made from sheep's milk. Feta cheese has a very salty taste because feta cheese is immersed in a salt solution while storing. Besides being very salty, feta cheese also has a hard texture and is certainly very tasty. Spanakopita is made from spinach sautéed together with eggs and spices. After sautéing, the mixture of spinach and eggs is then wrapped in phyllo pastry. Then, Spanakopita is also served with soft and savory feta cheese, and a sauce which is a combination of lemon, onion, chili, and paprika.

CULTURE

The language they speak in Corinth is called Doric Greek, Doric, or Dorian (Ancient Greek: Δωρισμός, romanized: Dōrismós) was an Ancient Greek dialect.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

If you're looking for the very warmest time to visit Corinth, the hottest months are August, July, and then June.

HOTEL

If you’re looking for a budget hotel, Korinthos Hotel is the place. A 2-star hotel with comfortable amenities and facilities will let you enjoy the warm atmosphere of Corinth. Located nearby the bay on the northern, you’ll have a great view of bay beach. You can also stay at Apollon Filoxenia, another 2-star hotel with complete and comfortable facilities near the beach. Apollon Filoxenia is ideally located in Corinth, close to the port and the bus station of the city and only 5 minutes from Loutraki via the sinking bridge of Isthmia.

Korinthos Hotel

Located nearby the bay on the northern, you’ll have a great view of the bay beach.

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Apollon Filoxenia

Apollon Filoxenia is ideally located in Corinth, close to the port and the bus station of the city and only 5 minutes from Loutraki via the sinking bridge of Isthmia.

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RESTAURANT

Pros Korinthious is an Italian restaurant located in the heart of Corinth. Like many Italian, they provide the typical Italian cuisines such as pizza, spaghetti, and pasta. The comfortable and warm design of the place will let you enjoy the Italian dinner in ancient city of Corinth. Another restaurant you can visit in Corinth is Corinthian House Grill. They specialize at grilled meat and Greek cuisines. The atmosphere of Greek is very clear and here you can enjoy lunch or dinner with couple or with groups. Very recommended one.

Pros Korinthious

The comfortable and warm design of the place will let you enjoy the Italian dinner in ancient city of Corinth.

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Corinthian House Grill

Corinthian Grill House is a fine place to have dinner with various grilled meat menus.

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CAFE

Mojo is a casual designed café located nearby the bay of the northern Corinth. Here you can order various coffee such as cappuccino, espresso, latte, and others. You can also have some beers and drink it while looking at the view of the beach. Another place is The Cuppers, a casual café with a cozy atmosphere. They provide menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can have a cup of coffee with a reasonable price and also get a comfy place to eat.

Mojo

You can also have some beers and drink it while looking at the view of the beach.

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The Cuppers

They provide menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can have a cup of coffee with reasonable price and also get the comfy place to eat.

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BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Zero One is one of the best bars in Corinth, located just off the northern bay with great drinks and atmosphere. They serve various kinds of drinks, beers, and cocktails with late night up-beating music. Another place to spend the night in Corinth is Blue, a casual and cozy place to have drinks. The serve various drinks and local bites with live music on Saturday. Nothing to lose to come here.

Zero one

They serve various kinds of drinks, beers, and cocktails with late night up-beating music.

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Blue

They serve various drinks and local bites with live music on Saturday. Nothing to loose to come here.

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INTERESTING PLACE

Ancient Corinth is an important archaeological site, which has revealed many great discoveries. Formerly one of the strongest cities in the Classical world, this city came under Roman rule in 146 BC. The most important monument in Ancient Corinth, the impressive Doric of Apollo Temple is located on a low hill and dominates the site. This temple was built around 540 BC, at the site of a previous seventh-century BC temple.

Ancient Corinth

Formerly one of the strongest cities in the Classical world, this city came under Roman rule in 146 BC.

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Doric of Apollo Temple

This temple was built around 540 BC, at the site of a previous seventh-century BC temple.

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INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

Corinthian Archaeological Museum provides a comprehensive view of the findings from the ancient Corinthian archaeological sites. Built in 1931-32 and extended in the 1950s, the museum has three showrooms and a large courtyard. Loutraki Overlooking the Gulf of Corinth, six kilometers northeast of Corinth, Loutraki is a popular seaside resort, which is very pleasant to spend a wandering afternoon, especially if you need heat therapy. At these two places you can get great pictures for your Instagram feed.

Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth

Corinthian Archaeological Museum provides a comprehensive view of the findings from the ancient Corinthian archaeological sites.

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