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Marathon lake and Authentic Marathon route

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Marathon lake and Authentic Marathon route

 

5 Hours

210.00

Max 4 People

From Athens

STARTING POINT

Your personal driver will pick you up from your accommodation the time of your preference for this trip to Marathon known from the historic ancient battle, a place named by the herb fennel, marathon in Greek, literally means “a place full of fennel”.

MARATHON LAKE

The Marathon Lake is an artificial lake that works as a water supply reservoir for the City of Athens, formed from the construction of Marathon Dam at the junction of Charadros River and the town of Varnavas. At the time of its construction, the Marathon Dam was a major symbol of modernization for Greece.

MARATHON TOMB

Tomb of Marathon or Soros, the mound where the graves of the 192 Athenian Marathon Warriors are, where the remains of the cremation of the dead were buried. The battle of Marathon the greatest battle of all times against the expansionism of the Persians, a defining moment in the history of the West.

ARCHEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF MARATHON

It houses finds from the Battle of Marathon but also other kinds from the wider area, as well as from the Sanctuary of the Egyptian Gods of Brexiza, the ruins of which are located on the shores of Nea Makri. The museum also includes the sheltered mound cemetery of the Middle Bronze Age (2000-1600 BC) and the so-called Plataean mound of the battle of Marathon.

MARATHON RUN MUSEUM

A permanent exhibition of Olympic Marathons presents to the public the history of the Olympic Marathon race starting from 1896, a journey through the history of Olympic marathons through the collection of rare objects and a record of the global road marathon movement.

TEMPLE OF ARTEMIS IN BRAURON

One of the most iconic pieces of heritage in Attica is the sanctuary of Artemis at Brauron, remains of which are there today. In antiquity young Athenian women celebrated the brauronia in this temple, a feminine initiation ritual that took place during the Brauronian festivals which were held in honour of the goddess Artemis.

AUTHENTIC SEASIDE TAVERN

Your personal driver will recommend you the best local tavern to enjoy you meal next to the sea feeling the Aegean breeze.

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210€/4 person

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Why Book With Us?

Our cars are always clean and new generation. Our drivers speak English. We are always on time.

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