• Location: Athens, Greece
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 115.25 View price calendar

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Uncover the history behind the first ever marathon on this private, half-day tour from Athens. Following pickup from your hotel, travel out of the Greek capital to the town of Marathon with your very own driver and guide. Visit the Marathon Tomb and learn about the Battle of Marathon in 490 BC; hear the story of the legendary soldier who died after running from Marathon to Athens to announce the Greek victory over Persia; and see Lake Marathon, whose dam is made of pure marble.


  • 4-hour trip to Marathon from Athens with a private guide
  • Visit Marathon Tomb and learn about the Battle of Marathon
  • Hear the legend of the soldier who ran the world’s first marathon and see where the race originated
  • Take in the verdant natural beauty of Lake Marathon and Marathon Dam, the world’s only marble dam
  • Enjoy the area's best sights and personalized attention from your guide on this private tour

What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Marathon from Athens

Hear the story of the Battle of Marathon on this private tour

Customer Reviews

Glenda M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great tour guide.

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