Marathon, at a distance of approximately 45 km from the centre of Athens, is an ideal destination for a one-day excursion. Known for the battle between the Athenians and the Persians in 490 BC and for the Marathon race, it combines the rich history with landscapes of incomparable natural beauty.

Visit the tomb where the Athenians buried their dead after the battle, the Archaeological Museum and the Marathon Run Museum, the 12-km sandy beach, Oinoi’s gorge and walk around the artificial lake.