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Symbol of Greece of the 21st century, the Rion-Antirion Bridge has been the vision of Charilaos Trikoupis, Prime Minister originating from nearby Messolonghi and the wish of many generations of Greeks. Since August 12, 2004 the Bridge is in the service of thousands local and passing through travelers, who save time and money by using the discount packages of GEFYRA S.A.

The most Greeks know the bridge as the  RIO-ANTIRIO Bridge.

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The Charilaou Trikoupi Bridge is a part of the A5 - Ionia Odos.

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In 1880, Harilaos Trikoupis became Prime Minister of Greece. Born in Messolonghi, one of the main cities on the North coast of the Corinth Gulf strait, he had the vision of a bridge joining the people from Achaia (Peloponnese) and Etoloakarnania (North Western Greece). The bridge project was discussed at the Greek parliament at the end of the 19th century. However such a project was not technically feasible until the late 20th century and it was one hundred years later that the Greek State decided to invite tenders for building a fixed link on the Corinth Gulf strait.

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