Saronic Gulf


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Sa·ron·ic Gulf

 (sə-rŏn′ĭk)
An arm of the Aegean Sea in southern Greece between Attica and the Peloponnesus east of Corinth. A canal links it with the Gulf of Corinth.
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Saronic Gulf

(səˈrɒnɪk)
n
(Placename) an inlet of the Aegean on the SE coast of Greece. Length: about 80 km (50 miles). Width: about 48 km (30 miles). Also called: Aegina or Gulf of Aegina
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Sa•ron′ic Gulf′

(səˈrɒn ɪk)
n.
an inlet of the Aegean, on the SE coast of Greece, between Attica and the Peloponnesus.
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They alone of this little company will double Malea and plough the waters of the Saronic gulf. They alone will visit Athens and Delphi, and either shrine of intellectual song--that upon the Acropolis, encircled by blue seas; that under Parnassus, where the eagles build and the bronze charioteer drives undismayed towards infinity.
Separately, the coastguard said it had recovered the body of a woman from the sea in the Saronic Gulf south of Athens, many miles away from the site of the July 23 blaze.
It was our third trip to this destination, the island of Poros, a small island-pair in the southern part of the Saronic Gulf, about 58km (31 nautical miles) south from the Athens port of Piraeus and separated from the Peloponnese by a 200m wide sea channel.
The nearby isle of Hydra, a time-warped nirvana where cars are nonexistent and donkeys still reign on the dirt roads, is the Nantucket of the Saronic Gulf: cultured, cosmopolitan and with the most eye-catching harbor this side of the Aegean.
The crash happened off the Saronic Gulf island of Aegina when the speedboat apparently rammed the boat carrying as many as 25 people who were on vacation, Greek news outlet Kathimerini reported.
There really is nothing like sailing across the sapphire-blue Saronic Gulf while the live band plays the theme to Zorba the Greek, The approach to Hydra is impossibly picturesque--make sure you stroll beyond the quaint harbor to take in its full beauty.
Often regarded as the most important one in the South Pacific is the Tahiti Pearl Regatta but if you'd prefer to hit The Med, the Blue Cup Regatta hosts races between islands in the Saronic Gulf of Greece.
It also differs from recent notions of Kalamianos' role in the communication network between the Saronic Gulf and Argolid (Tartaron, Rothaus, and Pullen 2011).
The still, calm weather in the Saronic gulf is ideal for yachting, so those in the know will take a villa with its own waterfront and private jetty, and charter a captained cabin cruiser like a Riva to go with it.
Asklepios, the Greek god of healing, was said to dwell in the Saronic Gulf and Greeks travelled from all over the Mediterranean to seek medical attention.
Thousands of years back Greek pilgrims traveledfrom all over locations to Epidaurus, a small territory in the Saronic Gulf (Peloponnese of today's Greece).