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Private Day Tour to Ancient Battle Fields...
8 - 9 Hours: Discover the Birthplace of Western Civilization with our Private Tours of Ancient Greek Battlefields! Experience the sites of the legendary Battle of Marathon and the Battle of Thermopylae with our expert guides who will transport you back in time to an era where ancient Greece was flourishing.
Our private tours Marathon & Thermopilae offer flexible itineraries that can be tailored to your interests and preferences. Learn about the tactics, weapons, and soldiers who fought in these historic battles and hear stories of the brave men who laid down their lives for their country. Guaranteed departure and the perfect way to experience the rich culture and heritage of Greece.
Whether you're a history buff, a military enthusiast, or simply looking to experience the rich culture and heritage of ancient Greece, our private tours offer an unforgettable journey back in time to the birthplace of Western civilization. Book your tour today and discover the epic stories of the Battle of Marathon and the Battle of Thermopylae. Book your private tour now
- Looking to experience the birthplace of Western civilization? Join our 8-9 hour private tour and explore the sites of two of the most significant battles in ancient Greek history - the Battle of Marathon and the Battle of Thermopylae. Led by our expert guide, you'll be transported back in time to an era of epic battles and heroic warriors.
- Learn about the tactics used, the weapons wielded, and the soldiers who fought in these historic conflicts. Discover the stories of the heroes and legends of the battles, and hear about the brave men who laid down their lives for their country. Our tours are flexible and can be tailored to your interests, making them perfect for history buffs, military enthusiasts, or anyone fascinated by ancient Greece.
- Museum of Marathon to explore the area's history from the Prehistoric era to the Roman period. See the findings from the tombs of the Athenians and the Plataians who fought at the Battle of Marathon and the Roman sanctuary of the Egyptian Gods in Brexiza.
- Thermopylae: Experience the heroic confrontation in which Leonidas, the king of Sparta, and 300 selected soldiers died bravely in their attempt to delay the Persian invasion in the Battle of Thermopylae. Visit the Statue of Leonidas, built in 1955, and the Thermopylae Museum, which presents history as an interactive narrative and discourse.
- Springs of Thermopylae, where you can enjoy hot thermal water that runs inexhaustibly from the rock and ends up in the sea. This is the best natural free source in Greece known from mythology, where Hercules had a spa after his triumphs. Take a coffee break and relax in this beautiful location. Book your private tour to Marathon and Thermopylae now and experience the rich culture and heritage of ancient Greece.
- Visiting the site of the Battle of Marathon, where the outnumbered Athenian army defeated the Persians in 490 BCE.
- Exploring the Marathon Museum, which houses artifacts and exhibits related to the battle and the history of the region.
- Traveling through the scenic countryside of Attica and Boeotia, with stops at picturesque towns and villages along the way.
- Visiting the battlefield at Thermopylae, where King Leonidas and a small force of Greeks famously held off a massive Persian army in 480 BCE.
- Learning about the history and mythology of the region, including stories of heroes like Theseus and Hercules.
- Enjoying traditional Greek cuisine and hospitality at local restaurants and tavernas.
- Having a knowledgeable and experienced guide who can provide insight into the history, culture, and significance of the sites you'll be visiting.
- Pick up & drop off from your designate point
- Private transportation with English speaking driver
- Mineral water, wet & dry tissues
- All taxes
- Entry/Admission in the archeological sites
- Meals & personal expenses
- Gratuities (optional)
- All our drivers are professional English-speaking drivers, have high experience and they have a good knowledge of the sites that you are going to visit.
- They can provide you general information for each one, but they are not official guides.
- They will lead you to paths past the tourist crowd and they will also suggest you local, traditional restaurants where you can taste the known Mediterranean cuisine.
- During the trip, we suggest you have local guides in each place as you will receive deep information
- Alternative, you can book licensed tour guide accompany you throughout your tour
- In cooperation with the Luxury Car Rental Company www.premiumrentacar.gr ith a wide selection of brand new cars we offer the following:
- From 1 to 4 persons, we provide you Mercedes E class or MPV, Citroen Picasso or similar
- From 5 to 8 persons, we provide you Mini Van type Mercedes Vito or similar
- From 9 to 17 persons, we provide you Minibus Mercedes Sprinter 18 seats
- Our driver meets you at your hotel in Athens or Airbnb (or from your specific address) which hand you a folder with the necessary travel documents (air tickets & ferry tickets if relevant, and other useful information).
- Once your booking is finalized, we will send you the booking confirmation form with pick up time and other details of the trip.
- One day prior to the trip we will send you the drivers’ details.
- If you arrive at Athens airport or Piraeus, our representative will be waiting there holding a sign with your name written on it, helps you with your baggage, and accompany you at your car, provide you mineral water & Tissues.
- Our tours are PRIVATE only for you and not for other passengers. You can add or remove everything from our proposed program in order the tour to be modified to you, also note that we can accommodate from 1 person to 36 persons or more.
- To take full advantage of your stay in Greece, we would also like to draw your attention to the importance of taking out an insurance policy in the event of an unexpected happening during your trip. To this effect, we have collaborated with INTERAMERICAN, the largest private insurance company in Greece.
- If you wish we can arrange your accommodation a day before and after your tour.
- We can arrange private arrival & departure transfers from/to Athens airport
- We keep your luggage at our luggage store with 3€ per day/per luggage
- 12 euro / person for Delphi
- 6 euro / perosn for Museum of Thebes
- 4 euro / person fro Osios Loucas
- To confirm your booking for any of our private tours, we require a 30% advance payment which is fully refundable if we receive a written cancellation 4 days before the arrival date.
- However, if you cancel or make changes within 3 days of the first day of arrival or fail to show up, the full cancellation fee will apply, which is the total cost of the program.
- A written notification of any cancellation or change is necessary to be sent to PRIVATE TOURS Greece.