Marathon

The fertile plain of Marathon, Attica just 7 km away from the hotel was  a natural place for the establishment and development of human activity from prehistoric to Roman times. Here on this plain the battle between the Athenians and the Persians was fought in 490 B.C. To this great event Marathon, Attica area owes its worldwide fame and its important place in the conscience of the ancient Greeks.

The famous Marathon Tomb was raised over the graves of the 192 Athenians who died in the battle and whose remains were buried here after their cremation.

Cabo Verde Hotel guests may also visit the Marathon Archeological Museum and the nearby Plataies battle area, tomb and museum.

Cabo Verde Hotel is located 800 meters away form the famous - original Marathon Run, hence many of the Marathon Run world class athletes reside there for the days of the event in Greece.