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Herodotus Historical Fields

Marathon Thermopylae tour, visit the battle fields of Marathon, Thermopylae, Plataea, Salamis Go back in Herodotus time,  Marathon Thermopylae Greece Taxi Minivan Service

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We have included 3 schedules for the historical battle fields of Herodotus history

Schedule 1

Marathon

Thermopylae

Schedule 2

Marathon

Thermopylae

Delphi (overnight)

Plataea

Perama/Salamis

Schedule 3

Marathon

Thermopylae

Plataea

Perama/Salamis

 

One day tour to Marathon Tomb/ Museum -Thermopylae/ Museum -Greece Taxi Minivan

Marathon Thermopylae tour starts from Athens in the morning (do not hesitate to request another terminal), drives through the fertile plain of Mesogia. Visit the battlefields of Marathon and the tombs of the Athenian soldiers who died in the battle. We will drive to Marathon bay...and we will visit the museum 6km farther

Leave Marathon for the drive to Thermopylae stopping to see the statue of Leonidas. This is a tour strictly to see the battlefields and the scenery, there are few ancient ruins to see. The morphology of the ground has changed due to erosion by rain and sea. You can still get a good idea of how the battle must have been and where it took place. To obtain more detailed  information on the sites and what took place at Marathon and Thermopylae please use the hyperlinks. Next we will visit the new interactive museum, where we get info and watch an informative detailed 3d video of the battle.

 

Two days tour to Marathon Tomb/ museum -Thermopylae /Museum - Anopaia odos - Mount Parnassos (overnight)- Delphi - Plataea - Perama/Salamis - Greece Taxi Minivan

Day 1: Marathon -Thermopylae - Plataea tour starts from Athens in the morning (do not hesitate to request another terminal), drives through the fertile plain of Mesogia. Visit the battlefields of Marathon and the tombs of the Athenian soldiers who died in the battle. We will drive to Marathon bay, and maybe see the killing marshes ...next we will visit the Marathon museum 6km farther...Leave Marathon for the drive to Thermopylae stopping to see the statue of Leonidas. This is a tour strictly to see the battlefields and the scenery, there are few ancient ruins to see. The morphology of the ground has changed due to erosion by rain and sea. You can still get a good idea of how the battle must have been and where it took place. To obtain more detailed  information on the sites and what took place at Marathon and Thermopylae please use the hyperlinks. Next we will visit the new interactive museum, where we get info and watch an informative detailed 3d video of the battle.

We leave Thermopylae and take the road to Mount Parnassos, where we will drive byAnopaia - Atrapos Odos , a secret path, hidden and difficult to traverse that began near the Asopos river and ended at a small decline after the third narrow passage of Thermopylae. In 480 BC, in the battle of Thermopylae, the traitor Ephialtis, knowledgeable of the area, revealed its existence to the Persians resulting in the flanking of the Greek forces and the sacrifice of Leonidas and his 300 Spartans." We continue for Delphi...Overnight up on the mountain Parnassos.

Day 2: We visit Delphi and the Oracle of Apollo which the Greeks would consult before battles. Around noon we depart for Thebes to visit Plataea battle fields and drive through Mount Cithaeron to Elefsis . Next we take the scenic coastal road to Piraeus. We will view the sea paths of Salamis with Perama. To obtain more detailed  information on the sites and what took place at Plataea and Salamis please use the hyperlinks.

 

One day tour Marathon/Museum -Thermopylae/Museum - Plataea - Perama/Salamis

Marathon -Thermopylae - Plataea tour starts from Athens in the morning (do not hesitate to request another terminal), drives through the fertile plain of Mesogia. Visit the battlefields of Marathon and the tombs of the Athenian soldiers who died in the battle. We will drive to Marathon bay, next we will visit the Marathon museum 6km farther...Leave Marathon for the drive to Thermopylae stopping to see the statue of Leonidas. This is a tour strictly to see the battlefields and the scenery, there are few ancient ruins to see. Next we will visit the new interactive museum, where we get info and watch an informative detailed 3d video of the battle....Around noon we depart for Thebes to visit Plataea battle fields and drive through Mount Cithaeron to Elefsis . Next we take the scenic coastal road to Piraeus. We will view the sea paths of Salamis with Perama. To obtain more detailed  information on the sites and what took place at Marathon , Thermopylae, Plataea and Salamis please use the hyperlinks.

Herodotus Tours / Marathon -Thermopylae Daily:  (3 different Schedules) Please read our Tourin/Info*

Sites & Museums: Summer: daily, 8.00 to 20.00/ Winter: 8.00 to 16.00 / 17.00 Last entry 30 min before closing.

Entrance fee Marathon Museum 6 euro - Thermopylae 3 Museum Euro

Closed on Holidays: January 1st. , March 25th, May 1st, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. On Good Friday, the sites are open 12.00 - 17.00.

Highlights of Herodotus Tours

  • Marathon Tomb, Bay, Museum

  • Thermopylae, Leonidas Memorial

  • Kolonos hill

  • New Interactive Museum

  • Mount. Parnassos

  • Delphi/ Apollo Temple & Oracle

  • Stadion & Gymnasion

  • Thebes, Plataea

  • Mount Kithaeron

  • Perama/ Salamis

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