The Heraion of Perachora sanctuary is one of the rare cases in which sea and archeology come together perfectly. There are not many places where you can go for a swim in the middle of an archaeological site. And to make this destination even more interesting is the fact that just two kilometers away, an open space on the shore of Lake Vouliagmeni, is a perfect stopover for the night.
A real camper stop, where you can stay overnight equipped with all facilities, such as power connection, showers with hot water and even a small play area for children. And all of these accompanied by the friendliness of the owners, who have practically created it in the garden of their home!
It ‘s an experience reserved to the lucky few. The opportunity to cross the Corinth Canal does not happen every day to ordinary people. We had this chance because we were doing some filming for a documentary and we were allowed to board a tugboat and make the journey. Driven by our “Triton,” a huge commercial ship under Turkish flag (if memory serves). The route does not last long, about twenty minutes and the visual experience is unique. Until a few years ago it was possible to make the crossing with a tourist boat taht did it 2/3 times a day, but apparently there was not enough demand and they stopped. The boat is still there, but it is available only to organized groups.