The Magic of Sailing Through the Corinth Canal
What is it like sailing through the Corinth Canal? British expatriates Tony and Tessa Cross describe a fascinating experience. The Greek engineering marvel temporarily reopened for three months Thursday, June 1, 2023, after the landslides of 2021. The British...
Greece Reopens Corinth Canal for the Tourist Season
Authorities in Greece announced that the Corinth Canal that connects the Gulf of Corinth in the Ionian Sea with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea reopened on Thursday for the summer period and will remain so until September. The...
Ancient Diolkos Stone Road Allowed Ships to Go From Ionian to Aegean
The Diolkos stone road, an ancient Greek engineering marvel, allowed ships to travel overland from the Ionian Sea to the Aegean, bypassing the Peloponnesian Peninsula. Like the Corinth Canal, which was finally constructed millennia later, it made passage around the...
Greece’s Corinth Canal Closes Again Until Next Summer
Greek authorities announced that the first phase of the re-operation of the Corinth Canal ended on Tuesday, and the Canal has closed again until next summer, as originally planned. The second phase of restoration will resume following the catastrophic landslides...
The History of the Corinth Canal, Greece’s Suez
The Corinth Canal, one of the most important infrastructure works of the modern Greek State, was inaugurated on July 25, 1893. Many believe that the canal changed maritime activity forever. Also known as the Isthmus of Corinth, the canal connects...
Greece to Temporarily Reopen the Corinth Canal on Monday
Greece will temporarily reopen the Corinth Canal for three months on Monday, July 4th to accommodate summer maritime traffic, said Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday. The premier was speaking after his crossing of the canal to inspect the progress...
Greece Vows to Reopen Corinth Canal in July
The Corinth Canal, which separates mainland Greece from the Peloponnese, will reopen in early July after a number of landslides last year left the passageway inaccessible for over a year. The canal will reopen on July 5th and will remain...
Corinth Canal in Greece Shut for a Whole Year and Counting
The Corinth Canal in Greece is one of the most important infrastructures in the entire nation, yet it has been shut for a year now due to landslides that occurred last February. Also known as the Isthmus of Corinth, the...
New Landslide at Corinth Canal Leaves “Greece’s Suez” in Ruins
A landslide at the Corinth Canal on Thursday has thrown a wrench into restoration works at the important ship route.
New Video Shows Corinth Canal – Greece’s Suez – After Landslide
The Corinth Canal, one of the most important works of modern Greece has remained closed to maritime traffic since January 2021.