Destination guide

The friendly area of Marathon awaits your stay

The area's entertainment and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Marathon. This welcoming and relaxing city is well known for its beaches, seaside and cafes. Attica Zoological Park and Athens Olympic Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Marathon

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Marathon a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Attica Zoological Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Filopappos Hill (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Lycabettus Theater (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Greek Reptile Centre (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Antonis Tritsis Park (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Pedion Areos Park (18.4 mi / 29.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Marathon

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Marathon

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Marathon is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Filopappos Hill (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Mount Lycabettus (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Nea Stira Beach (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Parnitha National Park (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Amarynthos Beach (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Zarakes Beach (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Marathon

The nearest airport is in Athens (ATH-Eleftherios Venizelos), located 16 mi (25.7 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Marathonas?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 446 holiday lettings around Marathonas. From 150 houses to 115 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Marathonas?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Marathonas:

  • Athens City Centre: 2,288 holiday homes
  • Koukaki: 1,079 holiday homes
  • Plaka: 797 holiday homes
  • Omonia Square: 1,060 holiday homes
  • Mets: 793 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Marathonas? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Marathonas. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Schinias Olympic Rowing and Canoeing Centre: 1,685 holiday lettings
  • Schinias Beach: 1,352 holiday lettings
  • Marathon Run Museum: 2,933 holiday lettings
  • Marathon Tomb: 3,017 holiday lettings
  • Ramnous Archaeological Site: 412 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Marathonas listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Marathonas?

Yes, of course. offers 150 Houses in Marathonas. Our other popular types of Marathonas holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 115 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 153 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 159 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Marathonas?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 101 holiday homes with pool available in Marathonas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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