Marathon and Rhamnus half day tour We will drive from Athens along with the several modern Greek villages. Marathon is exactly 42,195 klm (26 miles) from the Panathenaic stadium. In every Olympic games is the last event in memory of the Athenian Greek soldier Pheidipides, a Greek messenger who at the end of Marathon Battle (490 BC) run from the battlefield back to Athens to announce Victory (NIKE) before he died, against the Persian empire army. You will visit the local archaeological museum, the tomb of Marathon and the new race museum and then we will drive to the ancient Rhamnus. where you visit the temple of Nemesis, the goddess of divine retribution and the small temple of Themis, the goddess of justice (5th Century BC) and some remains of the local fortress and the local ancient theater. From up there you will have a magnificent panoramic view of the area.
Free admission days:
Under 18 years old is FREE *6 March (except Acropolis Museum) *5 June (except Acropolis Museum) *18 April (except Acropolis Museum) *18 May (International Museums Day) *The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days- except Acropolis museum)
Reduced admission for: *Greek citizens and citizens of other Member – States of the European Union aged over 65 years old by showing their ID card or passport. *Students of Higher Education Institutes and equivalent Schools from countries outside the EU by showing their student ID *The accompanying parents on educational visits of elementary schools.
Notes -We use modern Mercedes E-Class, Minivan or Minibus vehicles, legal and licensed by the Greek National Tourism Organization, Smoke FREE, fully air-conditioned. – Rates include: all local taxes, VAT, tolls, parking fees and baggage charges. – Not included: Drinks, Entrance fees, meals, accommodation and/or gratuities. – All prices are quoted per car / not per person. – For all transfer services between 23:30 – 06:30 there shall be a night surcharge of 20%. – Drivers will wait maximum 60 minutes after the indicated pick up time, kindly be on time, otherwise you will be considered a “No-Show” and charged accordingly. -After you complete your booking process you will receive an Email with all required information. Please print it and have it with you during the tour/transfer.
Luggage – Mercedes E-Class sedan/saloon (1-4 persons) max luggage: 4 pieces with the following maximum dimensions: height 63,5cm/25 inches, width 45cm/18 inches, depth 28cm/11 inches or 2 larger pieces – Mercedes Minivan or Minibus 1 piece of luggage (up to above dimensions) plus 1 carry-on (not exceeding 3 kilos) per person. IMPORTANT: For each and every requested transfer service, you are required to inform us of the exact luggage description of your party. Licensed Guides Please note that, if you will be choosing the services of a licensed guide for FULL TIME, you will require an ADDITIONAL seat in your vehicle, since you guide will be riding with you. For example, should there be 4 persons in your party, you must select 5 persons in the menu (car type 5-7 people), if you will be choosing the services of a licensed guide for SINGLE SITE (2-3 hours) there is NO need for additional seat.