Athens has always been referred as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy. It’s the place where the Olympic Idea was born and the first Olympic games took place in 1896.
The Athens Classic Marathon is considered one of the most important sporting events all over the world. According to the legend, Pheidippides, a messenger in ancient Greece run the same route, back in the battle of Marathon, in order to inform the Athenians that they have won. Since then, this same route has been covered by many athletes and people who love sports all over the world . The finish line is in Athens’ magnificent Olympic Stadium and all past participants claim it to be an experience they’ll never forget.
This year’s Marathon will be held on November 12th. Either you’re participating or not, Athens is the place to be this weekend. Brasil Suites offers you the opportunity to experience the Athens Marathon. It’s not too late to book your stay. Get the chance to know the place that gave birth to western civilization.