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Corinthia, among the most beautiful, fertile and privileged Prefectures in Greece , is situated in one of the most picturesque parts of the Northern Peloponnesus . The Prefecture of Corinthia is washed by the Gulf of Corinth on the north and by the Saronikos Gulf on the east. These are two of the most enchanting stretches of sea in Greece and lend the Prefecture a special luster and beauty, while at the same time providing good sea communications.
Corinthia possesses some 90 km. of lovely coastline from Agii Theodori to Derveni. A shoreline with indented beaches accessible to the entire world, with lovely small recreation centers along its route and particularly friendly inhabitants. It also has a coastal zone with a series of beautiful villages and the sea is famed for its clean, blue crystal waters.
Corinthia, however, has an exceedingly varied landscape. Its mountain range has many beauties to offer. Among its green and pleasant mountains are picturesque hamlets and fascinating scenery linking the beauty of the mountain with the picturesque watery element of its enchanting lakes, the historical Stymphalian Lake , where Hercules slew the Stymphalian Birds, the lakes of Pheneos and Zeria. Nor are tourist summer resorts lacking, like Loutraki, Isthmia, Kiato, Xylokastro and Nemea .
Corinthia is a specially fertile and prolific region, producing wine, grapes, citrus fruits, etc. and possesses a modern road network. It has a long and glorious history with notable historic monuments, like the ancient theatre of Sicyon, the castle of Akrocorinth , the Museum and Stadium at Ancient Nemea, the Museum and Archaeological Site at Ancient Corinth, the Hereon. It also has superb sights, like the famous Corinth Canal, the pine forest of Xylokastro, the DOXA dam on the Pheneos, lovely Posidonia, the Ancient Lechaion Harbor and many more beauties which are worth seeing, savoring and enjoying in a warm and hospitable environment.
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