Tailor-Made Travel Experiences

Heroic Marathon

5 hrs
English
Attica
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Enjoy a half-day private excursion to Marathon, a place of rich history and natural beauty

Highlights

  • Enjoy a private guided tour of the archeological site of Marathon
  • Enjoy beautiful views of the Marathon Lake and its surroundings
  • Admire the Marathon Tomb
  • Learn the story of the Marathon Battle

Inclusions

  • 5-hour private excursion including:
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (vehicle)
  • Transport by private car or mini van
  • Refreshment & snack basket in vehicle
  • 2-hour private guided tour to Marathonas
  • Private services of a state-licensed guide for the entire excursion
  • Private services of a specialized ‘Insider’ driver
  • All taxes

Exclusions
Personal expenses

Excursion Details:

Famous for the “Marathon Battle” that took place in 490 B.C, Marathonas is one of the most beautiful places in Attica. The drive along the impressive coastline of
Attica is a beautiful experience on its own with
gardens, vineyards, olive groves and wild vegetation. The same is true for the artificial Marathonas Lake with the impressive marble dam. In the surrounding area you can find many beautiful beaches for swimming and sunbathing.

You will first stop to admire the Marathon Tomb, the final resting place of the 192 soldiers who died in the ancient Battle of Marathon. Your guide will provide information about this historically significant story, as well as the symbolism of the Olympic Marathon race. Then you will visit the archeological museum of
Marathonas, where you will admire findings dating back from the Neolithic Era and up to the 2nd century A.D.

Duration: 5 hours

Languages: English & Other languages upon request

Suggested starting time: 08.00 a.m or 09.00 a.m.

Notes & Clarifications

  • Prices vary according to group size
  • Keep in mind that this is a private tour and possible to customize to meet your desires. Should you want to change the itinerary please do not hesitate to contact us by sending us a request through the inquiry form
  • Don’t forget your hat, sun-block and a light cardigan

What makes us different?

  • We offer only private tours. No mixed groups
  • We are absolutely flexible. Our tours can be customized to your wishes
  • Special requests are always welcome. We love to tailor holidays
  • All of our tours are designed and operated by our company
  • Our tour leaders “Insiders” are thoroughly selected and trained, each one of them expert in his field
  • We always match the best tour leader “Insider” to fit your interests

Photos Credit: Verity Cridland

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