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This site is a must see although it takes an effort to get there. The good news, it’s not a tour bus destination. The ruins coupled with the view make this a can’t miss destination. Plus the opportunity for a swim in the sea and...More
The archaeological site of Heraion tucked in the north-eastern corner of the Gulf of Corinth is accessible by road or—even better—by boat. The ancient ruins of the Temple of Hera may not be the best in Greece to look at, but archaeologically, they are among...More
Temple of Heraion, Greece
The Temple of Heraion is located on a small cove by the lighthouse on the North side of the Gulf of Corinth.
It is a short trip from Loutraki the main town in the area.
The temple is relatively well preserved...More
We were looking forward to this visit to Heraion after spending time at the beautiful lake of Voulgamenti near Loutraki. It is certainly worth the trip, you follow the signs up from the lake & there is a small car park (only accessible by car)....More
Mentioned by Strabo and Pausanias, the Heraion at Perachora gave up it's secrets in 1929, when excavated by Humfry Payne, director of the British School of Archaeology in Athens. After 4 seasons at the site he had uncovered one of the richest hoards of artifacts...More
Great place to visit if your near Korinthos.Its about 20 kms from Korinthos.Head towards Loutraki and keep following the coast.Its on the point near Ireon.Its a little cove which is full of cats and an interesting Archaeological site.You can climb up and around the cliffs...More
The temple of Hera /Akraia is a must visit if you are visiting the Corinthian province!
A breathtaking scenic drive amongst the green through Gerania mountain,bypassing the Blue or Heraion lake and straight to the lighthouse of Malevi and temple.
Discover the cistern or sacred...More
What would make a swimming session memorable? Clean water? Check! A picturesque gulf protected by the winds? Check! With ancient ruins a small church and a light house just above it? Check, check, check! Heraion is a wonderful location to enjoy a swim, but it...More