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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...

Ancient Diolkos Stone Road Allowed Ships to Go From Ionian to Aegean

The Diolkos stone road, a marvel of engineering from the time of Ancient Greece, allowed ships to travel overland from the Ionian Sea to the Aegean, bypassing the Peloponnesian Peninsula. Like the Corinth Canal to which it ran almost parallel,...

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 will temporarily reopen for three months on Monday, July 4th after the landslides of more than...

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.

Greece’s Suez Crisis: Corinth Canal Closed for More than Three Months

The Corinth Canal, one of the most important infrastructure works of modern Greece, remains shut for maritime traffic since January 2021.

Greece Vows to Reopen Corinth Canal After Landslides

Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited the Corinth Canal, which has remained closed since mid-January due to landslides.