Marathon Posted September 4, 2012 by monopati


Marathon has many areas of natural beauty and of particular archaeological and historical interest. The “Paths of Culture” connect the history and nature of the region.

ELLINIKI ETAIRIA – Society for the Environment & Cultural Heritage in cooperation with the Municipality of Marathon and Management Board of Schinias Marathon National Park (MBSMNP) and with the participation of schools in the Municipality of Marathon-Nea Makri, is implementing the project “Paths of Culture”: the selection and signposting of a series of paths for walkers and cyclists, offering visitors the opportunity to discover the natural beauty and monuments of the area in a healthy and eco – friendly way.

Arrow 1 Schinias Pine Forest – Watch Tower 2

Arrow 2 Rowing Center – Wetland

Arrow 3 Rowing Center – Marathon Tomb

Arrow 4 Marathon Dam – Oinoi Tower

Arrow 5 Schinias Pine Forest – Kynosoura

Study: Michalis Antypas& Fivos Tsaravopoulos.

Implementation: Michalis Antypas

Programme Coordination: Katerina Stebili

We warmly thank: Evangelia Agelidou, Coordinator of Environmental Education – Secondary Education of Eastern Attica, Greece / Barbara Vradi, Volunteer / Vassilis Delagrammatikas, President – Friends of the Archaeological Museum of Marathon / George Steinhauer, Archaeologist / George Sfikas, Researcher of the Greek Flora / Efclidis Horomidis, Horomidis Agricultural & Gardening Supplies.

And: Soma Hellinon Proskopon (Scouts of Greece) / Marathon High School / 1st High School of Nea Makri / 1st Lyceum of Nea Makri / Secondary Art School of Gerakas / Marathon Lyceum / Music High School of Pallini / Campion School, for their contribution to the programme.

Special thanks to: K. Kaloudi, A. Sakouli / Hellenic Ornithological Society Archives, F. Tsaravopoulos and the Municipality of Marathon, for the photographs.

The project was implemented through the generous sponsorship of the A.G. Leventis Foundation.


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