A coastal town which is internationally known for its thermal springs, built in the northern part of the Corinthian Gulf’s cove, at the foot of Mount Geraneia. During the ΄50s, ΄60s and ΄70s it was a very popular vacation resort both for Greek and foreign visitors. The first Casino in Greece was established in 1928 in Loutraki, whilst in 1995 the biggest Casino in Europe re-opened in Loutraki, which enhanced the city’s tourism.
The thermal springs of Loutraki were famous from Antiquity, when the city was called Thermai, in honor of Thermia Artemis. The region is also famous for its natural mineral waters. It is located 12,5 km northeast from Corinth.
The artificial waterfalls, in a place surrounded with running waters which impress the visitor.
The Lake of Vouliagmeni.
The archaeological site of Heraion and the temple of Hera in Melagavi cape, on the western tip of the Perachora peninsula.
The impressive lighthouse in Heraion.
The Convent of Agios Nikolaos Neou (11th cent.) and the Monastery of Agios Patapios, 6 km. northeast from Loutraki, where the saint’s relic is kept.
The churches of Agios Andreas, Agios Georgios, Agios Fanourios and of Panagia of Giatrissas.
The chapel of Agia Paraskevi
The Basilica of Agios Dimitrios (1750) with the great wall paintings and the temple of Seven Makavaion.
Alkyonides, a complex of four islets in the Corinthian Gulf. You can access their magnificent beaches by a sailing boat from Loutraki or from the bay of Stravon.
The coastal settlement of Schinous (28 km to the north).
The coast of Mavrolimni (6 km. to the northeast from Schinous) where a private marina also operates. It’s name is attributed to its volcanic and dark bottom.
-Artistic events from the Cultural Center of the Municipality of Loutraki and the Cultural Organization “Homiros”.
-Celebration of the Birth of Virgin Mary, on 8 September, in Panagia Giatrissa
-Feasts during the Carnival.
Swimming in Loutraki, in Neraida, in the Lake of Vouliagmeni, in Skaloma, in Mylokopi and Strava.
More information at:www.visitloutraki.com