Loutraki is a picturesque seaside resort town on the Corinthian Gulf, located 80km west of Athens. It is well known for its therapeutic mineral water springs, and a unique combination of mountain and sea surroundings, as the town is built at the foot of Mount Gerania. Its proximity to other major tourist sites makes it an ideal spot for the adventurous traveler to explore all the important sites of mainland Greece.
Following are some really wonderful places close to Loutraki that you may visit during your vacations.
Indulge in the summer spirit and enjoy your refreshing drink or coffee by the sea… Apart from diving into the crystal water, you may also relish sunbathing under the hot summer sun, lying on the [...]
Spa and Thermalism
Loutraki has a long history in Spa and Thermalism. The water derived from the Loutraki natural thermal springs was characterized as “The Water of Life” since antiquity. The geothermal springs derive from many faults of [...]
Amusement and theme parks are a popular attraction for both locals and visitors in the area. The “Water fun” park, located in the area of the Corinth Canal, features water entertainment for kids and adults. [...]
The Corinth Canal was finally built in the late 19th century and created a new sea route by linking the Corinthian and Saronic Gulfs. Until then, ships sailing across the Aegean and the Andriatic had [...]
The site of Ancient Corinth was first settled at the end of the 5th millennium B.C. and thanks to its advantageous geographical situation and its two harbours - Lechaion on the east and Kehreai on [...]
Mount Geraneia, one of the most outstanding mountain ranges of Peloponesse, is embraced by three gulfs - the Saronian Gulf, the Corinthian Gulf and the Gulf of Alkyonides. Moreover, it’s gifted with two beautiful lakes, [...]
The Isthmian Museum
While touring around the Isthmian Archaeological Site, don’t forget to visit the Museum standing nearby. The Isthmian Archaeological Museum was built in 1970 by the Greek architect Pavlos Mylonas and opened for visitors a few [...]
Osios Patapios Monastery
On the slopes of Mount Geraneia, Osios Patapios monastery stands imposingly for centures. Situated at a 650m - 700m altitude, the holy convent challenges the faithful Christians to go on a pilgrimage, which requires driving [...]
Lake Vouliagmeni – Heraion
Here, in the region of Vouliagmeni, embraced by a natural pine-forest, lies one of the most beautiful lagoons in Greece The whole landscape is simply awesome, a glimpse around just takes your breath away… The [...]