Herodotus Battle tour. Marathon, Thermopylae, Delphi, Plataea, Salamis
Marathon - Thermopylae -
Delphi - Plataeae - Salamis.
Herodotus Historical Battle Private Tour
Greece Private tour, drives through the fertile plain of Mesogia. Visit the battlefields of Marathona and the tombs of the Athenian soldiers who died in the battle, as per Herodotus' writings in Histories.
Leave Marathon for the drive to Thermopylae stopping to see the statue of Leonidas and the hill of Kolonos,...the final stand of
This is a Private Historical tour dedicated to sightseeing the battlefields and the scenery, as Herodotus describes them, there are few surviving 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 below.
Greece Private tour drives via Mt. Anopaea to Delphi. The road which Ephialtes, offered to guide Persians around Thermopylae. Overnight in Delphi
Drive via Thebes to Plataeae. Plataeae was an ancient city, located in Greece in southeastern Boeotia, south of Thebes. It was the location of the Battle of Plataeae in 479 BC, in which an alliance of Greek city-states defeated the Persians and ended the Persian Wars.
The Battle of Plataea was the final land battle during the second Persian invasion of Greece. It took place in 479 BC near the city of Plataea in Boeotia, and was fought between an alliance of the Greek city-states, including Sparta, Athens, Corinth, Megara and others, and the Persian Empire of Xerxes I. Return in Athens via Mount Kithairon, Elefsina. Salmis Battle
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Historical Tour (One day tour)
DEPARTUREDaily: Two days tour. All year round.
Comment: See the Battle Fields archaeological, historical highlights of Greece. Time is allowed for gentle walks, swimming.. Most of the driving is on mountain and coastal roads.
The battle fields from Herodotus History. Delphi Site is closed on Holidays.
Closed on Holidays: January 1st., March 25th, May 1st, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. On Good Friday, the sites are open 12.30.