Marathon & Cape Sounion Tour

Tour Duration

8 Hours

Tour Availability

Daily

Pick Up

Pick up from hotel, port or apartment.

Discover hidden Attica region with this unique full-day Marathon & Vravrona Tour.We start our tour by driving the entire Classical Marathon route (42km), upon your arrival we will see the tomb were the Athenian hoplites was buried, as the casualties were 192 hoplites and 6400 Persians, restorations and info about the battle are available.After we head to the Museum to see the Egyptian Gods “Osiris and Isis’ (see video) and many other art pieces of the local area.

After Marathon, we will drive to Vravrona which has rich wildlife and it is a protected area of NATURA 2000 European Program.According to the Myth, Goddess Artemis demanded the sacrifice of Iphigenia,in order to leave the Mycenean fleet to ship to Troy.Inside the Archaeological site, we will see the temple of Artemis, remains of Gymnasium and other smaller buildings. Next, we visit the Museum which has an impressive collection of statues and offerings to Goddess Artemis, as she was the protector of children.
After you can have time for lunch in a local restaurant, or we can visit the Papagianakos winery to taste some local wines.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Scenic drive
  • Marathon route
  • Battlefield
  • Temple of Artemis
  • Two Museums
  • Winery

INCLUSIONS/EXCLUSIONS

  • PICK UP/DROP OFF FROM HOTEL, PORT OR APARTMENTYES
  • FREE WI-FI IN VEHICLEYES
  • COLD WATERYES
  • ENGLISH SPEAKING DRIVER-GUIDEYES
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