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Marathon Trail: Past and Present

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    GoGreek for A Day, by Intron

  • Locations

    Marathon, Attica, Greece

  • Activities

    Cultural Immersion, Lifestyle

  • Price
    €60 EUR per person
  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    10.00-14.00, 1 April - 31 October

  • Starting Location

    Marathon

  • Price Includes

    Deluxe Pack: Food and beverages. Local transportation.

  • Notes

    Meeting Point: Katehaki Metro Station at the ticket office. Marathon is a city worth visiting and admiring for its natural beauty and enchanting atmosphere, just 40 km away from Athens.

Highlights

  • The Marathon trail: past and present. Marathon: where the Experience will take place. Yiorgos Tsoutsouvas is your Host for the whole experience.
  • The visitors will enjoy a full day which includes a history trip to the Marathon classic route.
  • Included is a stroll through the local producers’ stalls and stands.
  • The experience will finish off with an invigorating family time with coffee, fresh juice and chit-chat.
  • What’s SPECIAL about this experience: an insider’s trail along the Marathon legacy and natural landscape.

Trip Info

The Marathon trail: past and present.

Marathon: where the Experience will take place.

Yiorgos Tsoutsouvas is your Host for the whole experience.

Yiorgos is a retired economics professional with a long career in the business and finance sectors. He has travelled extensively to Europe, and loves fishing and taking care of his home garden with fruit bearing treas and natural herbs.
- Place of Origin: Athens
- Lives in: Marathonas, Attiki
- Speaks: English
- Loves: travelling, swimming, fishing, camping, off-road driving
- Has Travelled to: all over Greece, most European countries, Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt
- Personal Traits: humour, optimism, friendliness, ability to socialize

Here’s how we’ll spend the day and what we’ll do together:

This Experience is offered in TWO versions: Standard Pack and Deluxe Pack.

Deluxe Pack

1. Getting to know the Marathon history
The guests will have a chance to acquire a first hand view of the starts of the Marathon classic route, visit the Marathon museum (NOTE: the Marathon museum is closed on Mondays) and explore the medals, as well as see the Marathon tomb, the athletic rowing facilities and the environmental park.

2. Buy local produce fruits & veg
The guests will visit the stalls and stands of local producers’ agro-products, who sell their produce directly to the end customer. They will get a first hand view of the excellent quality vegetables and fruits that the blessed Marathon soil produces, and will have a chance to meet those hard working producers and chat with them directly.

3. Family coffee time
The guests will have the opportunity to spend a great time with Yiorgos’ family, where they will enjoy a cup of coffee, a refreshing sour cherry juice, a quick snack (mezes) and a nice chit-chat opportunity.

Standard Pack

1. Getting to know the Marathon history
The guests will have a chance to acquire a first hand view of the start and parts of the Marathon classic route, visit the Marathon museum (NOTE: the Marathon museum is closed on Mondays) and explore the medals.

2. Buy local produce fruits & veg
The guests will visit the stalls and stands of local producers’ agro-products, who sell their produce directly to the end customer. They will get a first hand view of the excellent quality vegetables and fruits that the blessed Marathon soil produces, and will have a chance to meet those hard working producers and chat with them directly.

3. Family coffee time
The guests will have the opportunity to spend a great time with Yiorgos’ family, where they will enjoy a cup of coffee, a refreshing sour cherry juice, a quick snack (mezes), garden vegetables, and a nice chit-chat opportunity.

- Standard Pack – Duration: 4 hours
Timetable: 10.00-14.00
Price: 60 euros per person

- Deluxe Pack – Duration: 6 hours
Timetable: 10.00-16.00
​Price: 120 euros per person

NOTE: “At a Glance Trip Highlights” mentioned hereby, refer predominantly to the Deluxe Pack

Group size: 4 persons max

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GoGreek for A Day, by Intron

We have put together an extensive array of authentic Greek experiences all over Greece, that cover your potential preferences. All experiences are carried out by friendly and knowledgeable local hosts. Go beyond typical tours and see how locals live. Explore insider's walk-abouts and off-the-beaten-track routes, meet real people in real life situations, do and learn Greek things, experience Greek culture and civilization. Get behind the tourists' facade of sea, sun, and ancient ruins and spend a day to become part of actual Greek life on a day-to day basis. You'll end up with warm lifetime memories!

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