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Active Travel | Athens Classic Marathon - 9 November 2017, 4 days from 585€

The Athens Classic Marathon 2017 event is unique because it offers the connection with the past. All participating teams are included in the Team Ranking System and have the opportunity to win the specific prizes offered by the Athens Classic Marathon Organizing Committee. Our Travel Agency offers an itinerary to combine culture and Marathon  for participants and families or friends with a rich content and carefully selected services & accommodation.

Athens Marathon 2017 4 days : Pricing per person (please check below for details)


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Athens Marathon 2014 : Sample Itinerary

Day 1 | Athens: Arrival & first impressions.
  • Welcome to the Athens Classic Marathon 2014! Your driver will meet you at the arrivals, help you with your suitcases and escort you to the car. During the 45 minutes ride from the airport to the center of Athens, take some minutes to relax after your flight. The transfer service is optional and you may also use the modern metro services. The rest of the day is free.
  • During the Athens Classic Marathon, Athens is an even more vibrant city. If you feel like exploring and getting a first impression of this historical city, your hotel offers the main sights at only a short walking distance. You may spend your first evening around the area of the Parliament square to see the presidential guards, head toward the commercial center of Ermou street, have a coffee or a drink at the trendy area of Agia Irini or go for a romantic walk to Plaka and the Anafiotika area – the little Cycladic gem neighborhood of Athens.
Hotel Herodion ****: Located in the most prestigious yet quiet area of central Athens, Plaka, the Herodion hotel is an elegant and sophisticated four stars property.  With your check in, make sure you have asked for your travel folder at the front desk, containing your Athens Marathon Registration (participation) package and your invoices & all the information you will need.

Day 2 | Athens: Guided Tour & Dinner
  • On your first full day in Athens, you will be met at the lobby with your licensed tour guide to commence your private tour around the main sights of Athens. The highlight of your tour will no doubt be the iconic monuments of Acropolis Hill and the Parthenon optionally complemented by the amazing New Acropolis Museum. Your guide will give you a thorough and comprehensive lecture & discussion on the history of Athens, starting from the pre-historic years and continuing to the golden age of Pericles and classical Greece. Step – by – step you will be acquainted with the civilization of philosophy, democracy, arts, theatre & sciences.
  • In the evening, depending on your special Marathon diet, you may want to enjoy a dinner in Athens. Our travel agency’s concierge services will recommend and reserve a table for you with a carefully selected place. It can either be a gourmet restaurant, a popular molecular cuisine bistro, or a most traditional Greek cuisine tavern that uses the purest ingredients.
Your Licensed tour guide: A guide that shows you more than… stones! A guide that takes you through the wine culture, the crafts, the local tastes, the mountain paths, the gastronomy, the geology, the cultural events, the thermal springs of the country. Guided tours booked through our Travel Agency are in accordance with European financial legislation & are conducted only by fully licensed Tour Guides. Languages other than English are available at extra cost and any admission fees to museums are covered by travelers on the spot.

Day 3 | Athens Classic Marathon 2017
  • Early wake up today and the big day is ahead of you. From your Hotel Lobby head on foot to the Panathinaic (Kallimarmaro Stadium)
The Athens Marathon run is included among the top 10 most popular Marathon runs worldwide. The run takes it’s name from the 490 B.C. events, when the soldier Fidipides run 40 km, covering the distance from the battle location (Marathon) to Athens so as to deliver the news of the victory of the battle of Marathon, between Greeks and Persians. Since 2006, the Athens Classic Marathon event has increasing participation for all 3 types of Marahon runners :  the whole Marathon route , the 5 km route and the 10 km route.
Day 4 | Athens departure
  • This morning enjoy your breakfast and take some last photos of the little alleys of Athens. Your transfer ride to the port / airport is organized accordingly and all you have to do is be on time.
  • If you are a team, a special ceremony, during which all winning teams per category and race will be awarded, will take place a few days after the conclusion of the Athens Classic Marathon event.

Extra Day (OPTIONAL BEFORE DEPARTURE) | Athens free day
  • Relaxing day in Athens – free program Possibility for optional excursion, such as Cape Sounion half day sightseeing, or Delphi Arcaeological Site or Epidavros Ancient Theatre.
Half day Cape Sounion: A half-day tour option if you have the time to explore Attica beyond Athens, a top-listed archaeological site that combines stunning views, world-class Greek ruins and romantic scenery!
  • Accommodation in Athens in a 3*** superior hotel (Herodion Hotel or similar) for 3 nights.
  • Breakfast Daily
  • Full Registration Package
  • All the local taxes & VAT
  • Concierge Serices for any destination.
  • Flight tickets to and from Athens
  • Airport Taxes
Optional Services: Team Participation
  • Registration fee for Classical marathon run, starting from Euro 25,00/pers for the 5km run.
  • Optional excursion to Cape Sounion
Optional Services: Individual Participation
  • Optional Transfer Athens Airport -Hotel - Athens Airport
  • Optional Sightseeing to the Acropolis in group or privately
  • Optional excursion to Cape Sounion
Athens Marathon 2017 5 days/ 4 nights : Pricing & Detailed Itinerary

Price per Person
(15 persons minimum)
590 €
• 3 Nights in 3*** hotel  in double room
Breakfast daily
Transfers Athens airport – Hotel – Athens airport
•  Athens sightseeing tour (2 hours) with professional guide

Map of Athens Panathinaic Stadium location & the Start / Finish of the Athens Marathon 2014
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