municipality of
Sicyon
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Few words

The new municipality of Sicyon comes from the unification of three local authorities (Municipality of Sicyon, Municipality of Stymphalia and Municipality of Feneos) and it includes 35 local communities of which 4 have over 1000 inhabitants, 6 have over 500 inhabitants and the capital of the municipality, Kiato, which has 9.743 inhabitants. The municipality is linked to Athens with the suburban railway, the national road of Athens-Patras and the national road Kalamata - Tripoli – Corinth.

Historical Note

Sicyon is a region full of history, which is Intrinsically linked to the Greek Mythology. Τhe city of Sikyonia flourished in ancient times, especially in the middle of 2nd century B.C. In this region, it is speculated that ancient drama was performed for the first time. Furthermore, very important schools of sculpture and painting had been developed, with great artists, such as Lyssipos, who was the sculptor of Alexander the Great. Also known are the poet Praxilla and politicians, such as Cleisthenes, the tyrant of Sicyon and Aratos.
The visitor has the opportunity to admire the history of the region by visiting the archaeological site of Sicyon, 5 km away from Kiato. The excavations from 1885 to 1895 and from 1920 to 1988, have brought into the light the ancient theatre, the Bouleuterion, Palaestra – Gymnasium and the Stadium.

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Alternative Tourism

Religious tourism

Μοnastery of Agios Georgios
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The historic monastery of Agios Georgios of Feneos is located in a dominant position over the artificial lake “Doxa”, northwest of the settlement of Ancient Feneos.
According to a sign on both sides of the monastery’s entrance, it was built on 1693, although it had been founded since the 14th century. Originally it was built in the place of today’s Palaiomonastero, on the islet into the lake Doxa, where the church of Agios Fanourios is located nowadays.

Astronomical Tourism

Kryoneri Observatory
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Kryoneri Observatory (established in 1972) is located in the district of Corinth in the northern Peloponnese at the top of mount Kyllini, close to Kryoneri village. It is equipped with a 1.2 m Cassegrain reflector telescope manufactured and installed in 1975 by the British company Grubb Parsons Co., Newcastle.

Sports Tourism

Lake Doxa Triathlon
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Transition Sports was the result of the evolution of our personal passion for sports into our desire to organize sports events for other athletes.

Transition Sports has organized a variety of sports events including Duathlon & Triathlon National Championships in Greece in the past 11 years.Official site

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Mountain Villages

Beaches of the municipality of Sicyon

In Korinthia, you will find both organized beaches, and inaccessible spots to enjoy the crystal-clear waters of Saronic gulf

Activities

Gain unique experiences by choosing among the many alternatives regarding Activities and Sports, which are conducted in Korinthia region

Cycling routes

Enjoy the beautiful route through forest roads, asphalt and paths.

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Hiking

Velina Forest is a deep forest full of springs, running water and meadows is a wide-open area with lots of beauties.

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Routes by 4x4

Unique routes by 4X4 for the lovers of the sport. There are numerous places to visit with your jeep. Routes up the mountain roads and through the woods.

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River tracking

Follow the riverside and get a lot of energy by the beauty of nature.

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