Private Day Tour to Marathon-Thermopylae from Athens/Pireaus

Our 25 years experience and the combination of stunning natural scenery and the legacy of a fascinating and diverse cultural heritage of Marathon-Thermopylae makes this day trip from Athens an irresistible option. You will discover the fascinating historical, cultural and geographic landscape of the regions.

per adult from

$350

AUD

Duration

8 to 10 hours

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • WiFi on board
    • Fuel and tolls
    • English Speaking Driver(not allow to escort you into the sites/museums)
    • Mercedes Air-Conditioned Vehicle
    • Mineral Cold Water
    • We can accommodate 8people also(Bookable by contacting us on the phone number provided by Viator)
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Entrance Fees
    • Licensed Tour Guide (Bookable upon request by contacting us on the phone number provided by Viator)
    • Gratuity(optional)
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Museum of Marathon
    • Entry/Admission - Marathon Tomb
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Archaeological Museum of Marathon, Vranas, Marathon 190 07 Greece

    Marathon is is a town in Greece and the site of the battle of Marathon in 490 BCE, in which the heavily outnumbered Athenian army defeated the Persians. Legend has it that Pheidippides, a Greek herald at the battle, was sent running from Marathon to Athens to announce the victory, which is how the marathon running race was conceived in modern times.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Battlefield of Thermopylae, Thermopylae Greece

    Battle of Thermopylae, (480 BCE), battle in central Greece at the mountain pass of Thermopylae during the Persian Wars. The Greek forces, mostly Spartan, were led by King Leonidas. After three days of holding their own against the Persian king Xerxes I and his vast southward-advancing army, the Greeks were betrayed, and the Persians were able to outflank them. Sending the main army in retreat, Leonidas and a small contingent remained behind to resist the advance and were defeated

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Marathon Tomb, Marathon 190 07 Greece

    The most important surviving monument of Marathon is the tomb of Marathon, the tomb (soros) of 9 m. and a diameter of 50 m. covers the bones of the 192 Athenians who fell at the battle of Marathon. Beneath the soil excavation was discovered the ashes layer of the fire, with the incinerated bones. According to the customs, the winners collected their dead from the battlefield, put them at the stake and they burned them, while around the fire a feast was prepared to honor their bravery.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Accommodation Piraeus area, Port and Cruise Terminal (Included). Meeting point: The driver will meet you at the port holding a sign with your name onAccommodation in Athens and Athens Suburbs Pickup/drop off from/to Accommodation located outside Athens Pickup/drop off from/to Athens Airport Meeting point: The driver will meet you inside the airport holding a sign with your name onAirports
    • Athens Intl Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 190 04 Greece
    Ports
    • Pireaus
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
    • Transport is wheelchair accessible however be prepared for uneven surfaces at the sites visited which may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Passengers and the driver are obliged to wear a mask covering their nose and mouth.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Tours of Athens

Activity ID: V-86140P82

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