Where: 90 km (55 miles) west of Athens
Why: To visit the extensive remains, dating mostly from the Roman period, dominated by the imposing ruins of the Archaic Temple of Apollo at Ancient Corinth. To visit the Isthmus of Corinth, the narrow land bridge which connects the Peloponnese peninsula with the mainland of Greece. To try your luck at the coastline casinos of nearby Loutraki.
How to get there: By car, bus, train
By car: From Athens, head south towards the Corinth Canal