5-DAY ITINERARY

 - ATHENS MARATHON 2018 -

 "9th to 13th of November 2018"

 

 

DAY 1: ATHENS AIRPORT - MARATHON
Departure of your city and arrival at the Athens Airport “El. Venizelos, Greece. Gathering and transportation at Metropolitan Expo, in order to receive the participation package of the Marathon race. Gathering of the athletes and transportation to the hotel. Arrival and accommodation to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.

 

 DAY 2: MARATHON TOUR & RACE ROUTE
After breakfast, we will depart for our Marathon Tour, which starts with a visit to one of the most historical municipalities of Greece. Marathon became known by the homonymous battle fought in September of 490 B.C. between the Athenians and the Persians. Our first stop will be at the Marathon Tomb, where 192 Athenians died at the historic battle of Marathon, a globally respected monument. Next stop will be at the Museum of Marathon Race. All the Marathon racers medals are kept there, as well as the one awarded to Spyros Louis, the winner of the Marathon race in the Athens Olympic Games held back in 1896. Then, we will stop at the Starting Point of Athens Marathon (we are proud to inform you that our Tourism Company is the Official Travel Agency of The Athens Marathon, the Authentic). Then, we will follow by bus the whole route of the Marathon Race, so as to be familiar with it and its difficulties. Return to the hotel and time to relax. During the evening, a pasta party will be held at your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.

 
 

 DAY 3: MARATHON RACE   

 After breakfast, we will depart for the starting point of the Marathon Race, in Marathon. By the time that you will finish the Race, we will pick you up from the finishing point of the Race, at Panathenaic Stadium and we will transfer you back to your hotel. Free time to relax and walk around Nea Makri. Dinner and overnight stay.

 

 DAY 4: ATHENS DAILY TOUR (OPTIONAL)

 After breakfast, we will depart for our Athens Daily Tour. Our first stop will be at the Panathenaic Stadium known as Kallimarmaro. In antiquity, the Stadium was used for Panathenea, the celebration in honor of Goddess Athena. Free time for photos will be provided. Then we will be heading to Zappeion Hall, the Greek Parliament and the Tomb of Unknown Soldier, which is a symbolic monument dedicated to the memory of the all the soldiers who died fighting for their country. Passing along Panepistimiou Street, one of the most known streets of Athens, we will end up in the triad of neoclassical buildings: The Library, the Academy and the University. Next is Acropolis, the most important visit in the center of Athens with the magnificent monuments of Parthenon, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion, the Propilaia, the Ancient Agora, the Theatre of Dionysus and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus. We will have time for a tour in Parthenon Monument, which was built in the 5th century B.C by the architects Ictinus and Kallikrates. A visit in the New Acropolis Museum follows, which mainly includes findings of the archaeological area of Acropolis. The Museum-which opened in 2009 - is considered one of the most beautiful museums in the world. After that, we will have free time in the old historical neighborhood of Plaka, a district in the center of Athens, near the Acropolis. We will have free time for photos and shopping in the area. Dinner at a restaurant in Plaka and return to the hotel for your overnight stay.

  

DAY 5: MARATHON - ATHENS AIRPORT  

After breakfast, we will transfer you to the Athens Airport “El. Venizelos”, in order to catch your flight back home. Departure from Athens with the best memories.

 

 

 

 

CABO VERDE HOTEL 4*

 

Participation fee in double/twin room, per person: 425,00 €

 

Participation fee in single room: 525,00 €

 


 

 

MATI HOTEL 4*

 

Participation fee in double/twin room, per person: 380,00 €

 

Participation fee in single room: 445,00 €

 

 

 

 

MARATHON BEACH RESORT 4*

 

Participation fee in double/twin room, per person: 445,00 €

 

Participation fee in single room: 505,00 €

 

 


 

 

MYRTO HOTEL 3*

 

Participation fee in double/twin room, per person: 365,00 €

 

Participation fee in single room: 430,00 €

 

                 

 

THE ABOVE PRICES INCLUDE:

 

·      The transfer of the participants in luxury privately owned air-conditioned buses.

 

·      Accommodation in 3* or 4* hotels, Half Board (breakfast and dinner in daily basis).

 

·      Insurance for the participants and professional liability.

 

·      Tolls.

 

·      Taxes, VAT 24%.

 

 

Especially for the Marathon Daily Tour, we offer:

 

·      Transfer from/to your hotel in a luxury air-conditioned Bus/MiniBus/MiniVan.

 

·      Daily Tour as specified at the Program.

 

·      Experienced professional driver.

 

·      Tickets for museums and archaeological sites.

 

·      Insurance for the travellers and professional liability.

 

·      One (1) sandwich and one (1) bottle of mineral water (500ml) per person.

 

·      Free Wi-Fi on board.

 

·      Map of Marathon & Athens (including information about the sites).

 

·      Taxes/VAT.

 


 

THE ABOVE PRICES EXCLUDE:

 

·      Entrance fees in museums, archaeological sites, etc.

 

·      Drinks, extra meals, tips.

 

·      Any service not mentioned in our included services.

 

 

 

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