Relax and unwind in the countryside

Marathon & Ramnous
Luxury Bespoke Private Tour

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Tour ID: UP07FD
Duration: 10h
Private Full Day

Marathon

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Marathon & Ramnous Bespoke Private Guided Tour

Discover the most important hidden gems and landmarks of Athens’ Countryside. Explore the precious gems of Marathon and its surroundings. Visit  the ‘Battle of Marathon’, learn the story of the Goddess of Retribution, Goddess of divine law & order.

Discover, relax and unwind in the countryside

Leave bustling Athens and the 21st century behind, to escape into a timeless land of mythology, spirituality, religion, and culture. You will first stop to admire Marathon Tomb and the Museum. Marathon became the place of a legendary “Battle”; the victory of Athenians over the Persians in 490B.C and the final resting place of the 192 soldiers who died there. Marathon gave birth to a Race that inspires the world. The Marathon Race! Your tour-guide will provide information about this historically significant event, as well as the symbolism of the Olympic Marathon Race and the Athens Authentic Marathon.

Then you will visit the isolated Archaeological Site of Ramnous, which is one of the well-preserved ancient site in Attica. Discover the Temple of Nemesis and Thetis and the Ramnous fortress where you can keep an eye on the most important sea passages as the Ancient Athenians' did. After you lunch you can visit either the artificial Marathon Lake with the impressive marble dam or the Monastery of Saint Efraim where his Holy Relic was miraculously found some decades ago. In between stops, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to shop, eat, indulge and get a taste of the local culture.

  • Immersive luxury private full-day tour to Marathon
  • Private services of a state-licensed guide for the entire day trip/excursion
  • Admire the imposing fortress, climbed on top of a cliff overlooking the Aegean sea.
  • Explore the “Battle of Marathon” and visit one of the biggest pilgrimages in Greece
  • Lunch time with local specialties in a Traditional Greek Tavern: Where the locals go to eat

Highlights

  • Marathon Tomb & Archaelogical Site
  • Marathon Archaeological Museum
  • Ramnous Archaeological Site & Fortress
  • Marathon Lake & Dam 
  • Marathon Run Museum or
  • Holy Monastery of Saint Efraim

Tour Package

Indicative Itinerary | Customizable
08:00, Starting Point: Your chauffeur with your tour guide* will pick you up from your location

08:00 - 09:00, Drive to Marathon

09:00 - 11:00, Private guided tour to Marathon and its Museum

11:30 - 12:30, Private guided tour to Ramnous

13:00 - 15:00, Free time for lunch with local specialties "Where the locals go to eat"

15:30 - 17:00, Private guided tour to Marathon Lake or Monastery of Saint Efraim

17:00 - 18:00, Drive back to Athens

18:00, Ending Point: Drop off location

*Your tour guide will escort you for the entire tour/excursion
ServicesInclusions
Private Transport by Luxurious Mercedes Vehicle
Hotel pick-up & drop-off
English Speaking Chauffeur - "Tour Insider"
Private State-Licensed Tourist Guide (Languages)English, Deutsch, Español, Français,
Pусский, Português, 中国
Bottled Water, Snacks & Refreshments on board
WiFi, TV Monitor, USB Chargers on board
Customizable "tailored to your wishes"
All taxes, fuel, tolls, parking fees
Discount Voucher10% discount for a 2nd tour within 10days
ServicesExclusions
Admission Tickets
Personal Expenses & Meals (lunch/dinner)
Gratuities
Extras (Optional Upgrades)
Guide's other Languages
(Available upon request)
Italian, Japanese, Turkish, Romanian, Arabic, Swedish,
Dutch, Greek, Serbian, Croatian, Slovenian, Polish
Vehicle Class UpgradeAvailable upon request
Admission Tickets (upon request)Pre-order & Skip the Lines
Children EquipmnetInfant/child/booster seats, stroller
Notes
Group SizeUp to 20 people
AvailabilityAll year round
Know before you visit
Comfortable clothes & hat
Athletic walking footwear
Sun block cream & sunglasses
Interests & ThemesArchaeology, Culture & History, Food & Drink,
Shopping, Familiy Friendly

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