Destination guide

The friendly area of Marathon awaits your stay

The area's entertainment and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Marathon. This welcoming and relaxing city is known for its beaches, seaside and cafés. Attica Zoological Park and Athens Olympic Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Marathon a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation around the weather, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 85°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 center:

  • 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 center.

Where to stay around Marathonas?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 465 vacation rentals near Marathonas. From 148 Houses to 152 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Marathonas for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Marathonas:

  • Athens City Centre: 2,111 vacation rentals
  • Plaka: 682 vacation rentals
  • Neos Kosmos: 842 vacation rentals
  • Attiki: 366 vacation rentals
  • Koukaki: 950 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Marathonas?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Marathonas. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Schinias Olympic Rowing and Canoeing Centre: 1,730 vacation rentals
  • Marathon Run Museum: 2,765 vacation rentals
  • Archaeological Museum of Marathon: 2,945 vacation rentals
  • Monastery of Saint Ephraim: 3,252 vacation rentals
  • Marathon Tomb: 2,863 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Marathonas?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 148 Houses in Marathonas. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Marathonas include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 152 rentals available
  • Villas: 126 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Marathonas?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 98 vacation rentals with pool available in Marathonas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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