Marathon is the place in which took place the ancient battle between the Greeks and the Persians. Here, you can visit the Museum, the Tomb and the ruins of the ancient town of Ramnus.
Olive is a charming 95 m2 country home, on a plot covered with olive and orange trees. It's the perfect place for people who love a quiet place in the nature, which is near the seaside and the city of Athens.
The region, where the house situated, is flat with a large area of agricultural land between the sea and the mountain of Penteli.
The location of Olive offers an easy access to the nearest beach by bicycle, cycling on a flat area. ( about 15 min for 2.2Km).
Marathon beach is about 12km long, mostly sandy and deepens smoothly so it is ideal and safe for children.
The sea water is clean and enjoyable, especially in the morning. Swimming at the beach is free of charge. Nevertheless, you can find beach bars, which offer sun beds and umbrellas, pricing the refreshments or beverages you order.
At the east side of the coast, about 10 km far from the house, located the beach named Schinias. This beautiful beach offers a combination between sea and pine forest. There is a great offer of water sports too.
At the south side of the coast located the beach of Nea Makri. This beach is very beautiful conformed to palm tree garden. Here, you can find many cafés, restaurants, taverns and music bars.
In Olive you can find a lot of bicycles, for free.
The second important point is the easy access to the public bus service. The bus stop is about 500 m away from Olive. There is a daily bus service to Athens city center and return, every hour, from 6.00 am to 10.00 pm.
Of course in Athens offers many famous places to visit and a lot of walk in order to feel the life of this city.
If you have more time and a car, it is very interesting to visit the Temple of Poseidon in Sounion (Attica region), the ancient area of Delphi, the Rocks of Meteora or you can the ferry from Rafina Port to Andros Island and the ferry from Agia Marina Port to south Evia Island.