Leave your cruise ship behind and uncover the captivating sights of modern and Ancient Greece on this private, half-day shore excursion. A private and exclusive tour to Marathon (where the race originates from).
Your driver will be waitng at the cruise terminal to pick you up and to set off!
Immerse yourself in the fascinating worlds of modern and Ancient Greece on this private tour from Athens. With your private driver, visit the Marathon Tomb and see the ancient battlegrounds and the tomb brave soldiers who are buried in. 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..