• Duration: 5 hours
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Description

Our tour starts with driving towards the airport before we cross the vineyards of Mesogaea. Our first stop is at a site of great beauty where ancient ruins coexist with Christianic as next to the temple lies the church of Saint George at the place where Ifigenia, the first priestess. The site was built in a wetland by the sea and every winter it flooded, that’s why they had built bridges, still in situ. You will have the opportunity to wander around the temple and the stoa where little kids used to be housed.

The museum is located at the archaeological site at a small distance from the impressive sanctuary of Artemis in a green area of rare natural beauty. The small two-storied building hosts findings from the area of Vravrona and Mesogeia, which date from the Prehistoric to the Roman period. Most impressive are the sculptures of the “She-Bears”, small girls and boys dedicated to the goddess Artemis.

After visiting this great site we will drive to the modern village of Vravrona, also known as Loutsa, the bustling village of Artemida is home to one of the most popular family beaches in the area. With its fine sand and safe, shallow water, this organised beach is perfect for kids. A wide range of services, accommodation and dining options are also offered by the town of Artemida. You will have time to relax have lunch or swim if the weather allows.

Top Visits:

  • Vravrona
  • Archaeological Museum of Vravrona
  • Temple of Artemis
  • Artemida Beach

Please note: This tour includes hotel pick up and drop off service. You can select your hotel from the list or select the "I'll type the address (next step)" message and write the name and address of your hotel in the relevant field during the booking process. 

Itinerary

Vravrona

In this site of great beauty ancient coexists with Christianic as next to the temple lies the church of Saint George. The site was built in a wetland by the sea and every winter it flooded, that's why they had built brigdes, still in situ.

Archaeological Museum of Brauron

The museum is located at the archaeological site of Vravrona at a small distance from the impressive sanctuary of Artemis in a green area of rare natural beauty. The small two-storied building hosts findings from the area of Vravrona and Mesogeia, which date from the Prehistoric to the Roman period. Most impressive are the sculptures of the “She-Bears”, small girls and boys dedicated to the goddess Artemis.

Temple of Artemis

Vravrona was dedicated to goddess Artemis, protector of hunters, animals and people’s safe birth. Being enraged from the killing of two small female bears, Artemis caused epidemic in Athens. Then she asked an oracle to tell Athenians that all girls living in Attica aged from 5 up to 10 years should devote their lives to her. Athenians obeyed her command and brought all girls to her temple, where they spend big period of their childhood serving her and participating in celebrations organized in there. The girls staying in the temple were called arkti (bears). The celebrations in honor of the goddess were called Vravronia and included music events, sports games and recitation of poems.

Artemida Beach

Also known as Loutsa, the bustling village of Artemida is home to one of the most popular family beaches in the area. With its fine sand and safe, shallow water, this organised beach is perfect for kids. A wide range of services, accommodation and dining options are also offered by the town of Artemida.

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What's included

  • Professional Drivers with Deep knowledge of history. [ Not licensed to accompany you in any site. ]
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Skip the line to purchase site tickets. [ 6€ for over 6 yo for Non EU & 24 yo for EU Citizens ]
  • Bottled water    

What's excluded

  • Entrance Fees [ 6€ for over 6 yo for Non EU & 24 yo for EU Citizens ]
  • Licensed Tour guide upon request depending on availability [Additional cost - 200 €]
  • Airport Pick Up and drop-off (Additional cost) 
  • Lunch

What do I need to bring

Suitable clothing and athletic walking shoes are recommended for your comfort

Hat, sunglasses, swimmwear and suntan lotion are highly recommended.   

Important information

  • Not suitable for pets.
  • No public transportation nearby.
  • The duration of the tours is approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
  • The drivers are not licensed to accompany you inside any other site or museum. If you require a licensed guide to tour the sites with you, you need to hire one additionally. If you have any questions you can contact us.
  • We suggest that the tour starts at 8:00 am. If for any reason this is not convenient for you we will adjust the time according to your needs.     

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure

Categories

  • CITY BREAK
  • CITY TOURS
  • CLASSIC CAR TOURS
  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • EDUCATIONAL TOUR
  • HOLIDAY AND SEASONAL TOURS
  • LUXURY AND SPECIAL OCCASIONS
  • MUSEUMS AND EXHIBITIONS
  • NATURE
  • PRIVATE CAR TOUR
  • PRIVATE ROUNDRIP
  • SHORE EXCURSIONS
  • SIGHTSEEING
  • SIGHTSEEING ATTRACTION
  • SKIP THE LINE
  • TRANSFERS AND GROUND TRANSPORT
  • SUN AND BEACH
  • VIP AND EXCLUSIVE
  • WEDDING AND HONEYMOON

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