A private and exclusive tour to Marathon (where the race originates from)
Immerse yourself in the fascinating worlds of modern and Ancient Greece on this private tour from Athens. With your private driver and guide, visit the Marathon Tomb and learn about the ancient battle and the brave soldiers who are buried there. The decisive battle fought on the Marathon plain of northeastern Attica in which the Athenians, in a single afternoon, repulsed the first Persian invasion of Greece (490 B.C). See the site where the Marathon race as its roots and hear of the legendary soldier who died after running from Marathon to Athens.
After visiting the tomb the next stop is at the lake of Marathon. Marvel at the natural beauty that surrounds Lake Marathon and the world’s only marble dam.
Your expert guide will be able to explain in depth all the historical and cultural aspects of this amazing tour.