Book a Day Trip to Marathon from Athens with lunch, and skip the line!
Book this Private Day Trip to Marathon from Athens, uncover the history of the battle of Marathon, on a full-day tour from Athens and skip the line!
What you will do and see in this Day Trip to Marathon from Athens?
Traditional lunch at a Greek tavern
Enjoy a magnificent tour to Marathon and visit the birthplace of the Marathon Race and the place of the most important battle of the ancient times between Athens and Persians.
Your first stop is Lake Marathon, of immense natural beauty. You can have a coffee or a snack at the cafe (own expense) and stroll leisurely toward Marathon Dam the world’s only marble dam.
Second, stop the Museum which houses findings from the Battle of Marathon and the Egyptian temple built nearby. Then visit the tomb of the Plateis who fought with the Athenians at the historic battle.
Third stop the Tomb of the Athenians, the burial mound which is the final resting place of 192 soldiers who died in the Battle of Marathon.
Final stop lunch at a Greek tavern, with traditional delicacies!