The Corinthian Gulf is a fiordlike extension of the Ionian Sea, watering the northern coast of the Peloponnese and the western mainland of Greece. Corinthian Gulf is famous for the Delphi Ancient Town, the center of world as concidered by the Ancient Greeks. The sea is calm and the nature is stunning.
The recently built Rio-Antirio Bridge crosses the Gulf of Corinth closed to Patras and the most famous Corinth Canal connects the Saronic Gulf and the Corinthian Gulf at Istmòs / Corinth. The gulf has an extended coastline in all three regions Aetoloakarnania, Achaia and Ilia and the geomorphology of the area presents a wide variety, including mountains, big natural lakes and rivers. Western Greece is the place of various archaeological sites and a rich cultural infrastructure.
Corinth is the capital of the prefecture, An administrative, commercial, financial and cultural center of the region withbeautiful pedestrian walkways, the city lures visitors to stroll, drink a cup of coffee and shop, as well as explore the many monuments, museums and historical sites.
Kalavryta is comprised of many beautiful villages, each offering a direct contactwith nature. Natural beauty, old-stoned mansions and houses, magnificent routes, taverns with excellent local dishes and numerous traditional hotels and hostels are to be found in Kalavryta.
Kiato, the seat of the municipality of Sikyona, is located 22 kilometers from Corinth and occupies most of the coastal section. It is a beautiful seaside resort surrounded by a fertile area, mainly cultivated with vineyards, apricot, orange, lemon and other fruit trees.