Persian War 2 Days Private Tour - Duration 2 Days Top Visits • Arachova • Village of Delphi - Mount Parnassus • The Oracle of Delphi - Delphi Ruins • Delphi Archaeological Museum - Temple of Apollo • Sanctuary Athena Pronea (Tholos) – Gymnasium • Thermopylae Battlefield – Leonidas statue • Marathon Tomb • Marathon Lake • Archaeological Museum of Marathon • Plataies Battlefield • Salamis Battlefield
Marathon! The battle that has changed the world! Highlights of The legendary Marathon and Thermopylae tour • Tumulus Of Athenians • The Marathon Archeological Museum • Marathon Battlefield with the Marathon Bay • The famous Marathon Lake • Thermopylae’s Battlefield • The monument of king Leonidas and the 300 Spartans • The monument of the 700 Thespians • The Kolonos hill • The hot SpringsImportant note: - A professional English speaking driver with good knowledge in history and culture of Greece, to guide you till you enter archaeological sites and museums according to the program. Tour drivers are not licensed to companion you inside the archaeological sites and museums. If you'd like to have one, we can arrange it for you with an additional cost. Licenced by the state tour guides are freelance and it is subject of availability on bookings day!- Travelers can customize the tour within the itenerary!
Avoid the crowds and experience off the beaten path the ancient Athens. In one day, explore the glorious Poseidon Temple, an ancient theatre, the first industrial city of the ancient world, the goddess of fertility, the famous Marathon battlefield, and an ancient city/port.
Uncover the origins of the first ever Marathon race, stand where the most important battle of ancient history took place, the battle of marathon in 490 BC where10.000 athenians and a 1000 plataeans fought against 100.000 persians ,Imagine marching several thousand miles only to be wiped out 27 miles from the city you came to conquer by an army a fraction of your size.Walk on the battlefield of thermopylae, in one of history's most famous last stands where King of Sparta Leonidas and 300 warior spartans remained to guard the retreat of the Greek army, fighting to the death.
This is a tour for those wishing to explore unknown archaeological sites that even few Greeks have ever visited.Off the beaten-path and within the eastern side of Athens, you will have the unique opportunity to explore the location of the famous battle of Marathon that took place in 490 BC but also the mysterious to all (including the Greeks themselves) ancient Ramnous.After a long day of discovering off the beaten path ancient battlefields and cities we head to the Schinias Beach. You can enjoy the rest of the day on the sand under the shade of the hundreds of pine trees along the shoreline. The waters are calm and relatively shallow. There are also a great number of cafeterias, restaurants and beach bars.
For the admirers of Herodotus History Greek Persian Wars this tour will give you the opportunity to visit the battlefields of the 4 major battles. Day 1: The tour starts with convenient pickup and takes you to the Marathon battle fields, Tomb & museum. Next drive via Marathon lake to Thermopylae. Visit the battle fields & King Leonidas Monument, Kolonos hill, Hot springs & Museum. Drive via the amazing Mount Parnassus/ overnight.Day 2: Visit Delphi, Temple of Apollo, the theater, the stadium & museum. Near by Athena's sanctuary & famous Tholos. Depart via Thebes (Visit a Unique Museum) next the battlefield of Plataies. We drive via mount Kithaeron to Elefsina and Perama Port to see the narrow sea path of the island of Salamis where the historical naval battle took place between the Greeks and the Persians. You have the options of a full payment at the time of your booking or reserve your tour with a deposit only 50% (than Option 1) of the amount. See additional info
Meet the Original Clasical Run! Maybe the most difficult stage of all the runs! Visit the Battlefield of the Marathon FightThe most passionate drivers offers you a time lapse into the Ancient Greek History Trust the localsWe specialize in leisure and business trips. A team of responsible drivers corresponds your needs. Our luxurious cars are equipped with all amenities such as, CLIMA, LEATHER SEATS,GPS NAVIGATOR and WIFI. We would be happy to offer our services and fulfill all your needs. All our drivers are fluent English and upon request French and German speakersThe training and the knowledge of our drivers is unique, ready to offer their services,satisfying all your demandsAll identification details and personal requirements of our staff is available to you, upon request, at any time. Our aim is to provide the best quality services and make your stay in Greece more pleasant and successful
In our way to Delphi we will see marathon lake - battlefield - city of Thives, and Thespies (city of warriors, fight with King Leonidas at Thermopylae). We will also see the spot that Oedipus killed his father, according to the myth, and ski resort village of Arachova.After that, we will drive higher, at 1400 meters, through mountain Parnassus and we will visit the ancient city Lilaia. A place that never excavated, but there are 2 temples there, of twin brothers, Appolo and Artemis. There is also an amazing spring of god Kiffisos, there, with a great myth, connecting with Apollo and Delphi. Then we will visit the farm we will play & enjoy with animals, have lunch with Greek local products traditional cooking by the farmer's wife.The lunch include is free of charge.Finally ,before our returning to Athens, we will also see the ancient city Chaeronea, the birthplace of philosopher Plutarch and the statue of lion of Chaeronea.
From the fury of the Punic Wars to the icy waters of Dunkirk, relive more than 3,000 years of world-changing combat with this guide to the most famous battles in history, including a foreword from TV presenter and historian Sir Tony Robinson. This military history book takes you on a journey through the battlefields of history, from the ancient world to the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Cold War, and beyond. Maps, paintings, and photographs reveal the stories behind more than 90 of the most important battles ever to take place, and show how fateful decisions led to glorious victories and crushing defeats. From medieval battles and great naval battles to the era of high-tech air battles, key campaigns are illustrated and analysed in detail - the weapons, the soldiers, and the military strategy. Famous military leaders are profiled, including Alexander the Great, Napoleon, and Rommel, and crucial arms, armour, and equipment are explained. Whether at Marathon, Agincourt, Gettysburg, or Stalingrad, Battles that Changed History takes you into the thick of combat and shows how kingdoms and empires have been won and lost on the battlefield.