The legend of Thrilling Marathon, 5-h half-day private tour

Marathon is one of the oldest cities in the world as its recorded history spans around 2,500 years. Marathon; home of the world’s oldest marathon run consisting of the classic run, largest, and most renowned marathons in the world! 26,2 miles. The modern marathon was inspired by the legend of an ancient Greek messenger Phidippides who raced from the battlefield of Marathon to Athens, a distance of approx 42 kilometers or 26,2 miles, with the news of an important Greek victory over an invading army of Persians in 490 B.C. After Phidippides (he is the central figure in the story that inspired a modern sporting event, the Marathon run) made his announcement, collapsed, and died been exhausted from the battle and the run back to Athens.

Highlights of The legend of Thrilling Marathon, 5-h half-day private tour

  • 5-hour private guided tour in Athens & Marathon by luxurious vehicle
  • English-speaking tour driver-guide
  • Visit the two places that marked the world’s history
  • Visit the Marathon battlefield and memorials
  • See the start point of the classic Marathon