The biggest swimming event in Greece
at the gate of Peloponnese
A swimming race across the 6.346m. of the Isthmus canal
Swim one of the three canals of the world and be part of history
“SWIM ACROSS CORINTH CANAL” is a 6 km swimming race, for adults and children which will be held every year at the Corinth Canal (Isthmus).
The Corinthian Isthmus is a narrow strip of land that connects mainland Greece with the Peloponnese while the canal that has been opened joins the Saronic with the Corinthian Bay. The canal crosses a straight line the Corinthian Isthmus in length 6.346m. The width of the sea surface is 24,6m. and the bottom 21,3 m., while the depth varies between 7,50 – 8m.