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Private Tour of Loutraki, Temple of Hera, Blue Lake & Isthmus Canal from Athens

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Duration

9 hours

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

Unlimited

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Languages

English

Enjoy a stroll along Loutraki promenade overlooking the Corinthian Gulf and swim amongst the ruins at Heraion and Blue Lake!

Tour Highlights

Be amazed by the modern engineering masterpiece of the Corinth Canal (Isthmus Canal).

Enjoy a stroll along Loutraki promenade with many cafe bars, restaurants and tavernas overlooking the Corinthian Gulf and Mount Geraneia with its many monasteries.

Taste the traditional Greek coffee and Greek delights from the nuns residing in the St Patapios monastery overlooking the Corinthian gulf.

Explore the Temple of Hera Akraia and St. Johns “tiny” church at Perachora. 

Swim amongst the ancient ruins at Ancient Heraion. For the more adventurous, you will have a chance to do some “cliff-jumping” from the surrounding rocks, as the sea in the sanctuary cove is both deep and clear. 

Discover the Malagavi Lighthouse, one of the oldest stone lighthouses in Greece built in 1897 that is still in operation.

Isthmus Canal

  • Pickup from your hotel/apartment in Athens
  • Visit the Isthmus Canal, one of the most important projects and 19th century engineering masterpieces, playing a catalytic role for the Mediterranean trade.

  • Visit Ancient Diolkos, a paved trackway in Ancient Greece which enabled boats to be moved overland across the Isthmus of Corinth.

Loutraki

  • Enjoy a stroll along Loutraki promenade with many cafe bars, restaurants and tavernas overlooking the Corinthian Gulf and Mount Geraneia with its many monasteries

  • Combine your coffee and refreshments with local traditional delicacies from authentic sweet-shops (zaharoplastio) like PAPADAKIS.

  • Enjoy local coffee bars like Elnino, Paul’s, Sax and Cafe Coral.

  • Visit Geraneia Greek Delights, a family business that has been operating since 1958, producing sweets with the same traditional recipe until today.

St. Patapios 

  • Experience the breathtaking views of the Corinthian and Saronic Gulf’s together with the Isthmus Canal, mainland and the Peloponesse, especially the South-West Coast.

  • Enjoy free Greek coffee and Greek delights from the nuns residing in the monastery.

Sanctuary Of Hera

  • We will visit the Malagavi Lighthouse which is situated above ancient Heraion, on the western tip of cape Malagavi in the Gulf of Corinth. One of the oldest stone lighthouses in Greece built in 1897 that is still in operation. You can get to the lighthouse by walking up a small pathway.

  • Being captivated by the Ancient Heraion you will get the chance to have a wonderful refreshing swim from the sanctuary beach. For the more adventurous, you will have a chance to do some “cliff-jumping” from the surrounding rocks, as the sea in the sanctuary cove is both deep and clear.

  • Taste delicious authentic delicacies from the local fish tavernas. 

Blue Lake

  • Enjoy your refreshing swim and bathe under the Hellenic sun.
  • Taste delicious meal from the local fish taverns like Lindo and Mantas Bay.
  • Return to your chosen location in Athens

What’s included

Hand sanitiser & Face masks

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Private tour

Transportation by private air-conditioned luxury vehicles

WiFi

Native English speaking drivers

Handmade candies

Refreshment wipes

Bottled water

Exclusions

Entry or admission fees

Food & drinks

Know before you go

Covid-19 Health Protocols are applied for your safety. Learn More

Instant confirmation at time of booking

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

What to bring with you

Casual clothing

Non slip shoes

Sunscreen

Swimming suits

Bathing towels

Cancellation policy

Full refund if booking is cancelled until 24 hours before the experience

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