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Cabo Verde Hotel
Cabo Verde “boutique” Hotel (Attica, Greece) is a 4-star newly built hotel, overlooking a small sandy beach, Mati yacht marina and the island of Evia.
- Take a taxi to come to Cabo Verde Hotel. This should take you 20 min and cost you around 35 euros.
- Take the bus to Rafina and then take a taxi to Cabo Verde Hotel. This should take you 38 min and cost you around 20 euros
- Hire a car at the Athens Airport and drive to Cabo Verde Hotel. You should exit the Airport through the North Gate where you should turn left. Then turn to the right through the next 2 sets of traffic lights into MARATHON AVE. towards Marathon and Rafina. Pass straight at the Rafina junction for 2,5km and turn right towards MATI for 300 meters. At the sea you will see CABO VERDE Hotel (Attica, Greece – 41 POSIDONOS AVE) on your right. This should take you 20 min and cost 2,80 euros on tolls.
- Take a taxi from Rafina Port to Cabo Verde Hotel. This should take less than 5 minutes and cost you around 10 euros.
- Hire a car at Rafina Port and drive to Cabo Verde Hotel. In that case you may take the beach road to the north of Rafina all the way to Mati. 4 km later you will find Cabo Verde Hotel on your right.
Marathon Battle Site
Located 15 minutes to the north, one may visit the burial site of the 192 Athenians who dies in the historical battle of Marathon between the Greeks and the Persians in 490 BC.
Marathon Run Museum
The permanent exhibition of the “Olympic Marathon” presents for the first time in public the history of the Olympic Marathons from 1896 to 2000.
Over than 4000 exhibits that record the history of Marathon race from 1896 until today. A unique historical sporting collection which could not be found elsewhere than in the birthplace of Marathon road race.
Nautical Club of Mati. Owns and operates the small boats Marina found adjacent to Cabo Verde Hotel. NAOMA holds various sailing courses and nautical events around the year. Tel: +302294034512
The new Acropolis Museum with a total area of 25,000 square meters and an exhibition space of over 14,000 square meters, has been designed by Bernard Tschumi to host all of the Arcopolis treasures, sculptures and artifacts.
National Archaeological Museum
The National Archaeological Museum of Athens is the largest archaeological museum in Greece and one of the most important museums in the world devoted to ancient Greek art.
It was founded at the end of the 19th century to house and protect 11,000 antiquities from all over Greece, thus displaying their historical, cultural and artistic value.
Museum of Cycladic Art
Τhe Museum of Cycladic Art is dedicated to the study and promotion of ancient cultures of the Aegean and Cyprus, with special emphasis on Cycladic Art of the 3rd millennium BC. It was founded in 1986, to house the collection of Nicholas and Dolly Goulandris. Since then it has grown in size to accommodate new acquisitions, obtained either through direct purchases or through donations by important collectors and institutions.
Goulandris Natural History Museum
Founded in 1965, the Goulandris Natural History Museum is home to zoological, botanical, marine, rock, mineral and fossil specimens. The Gaia Centre for Environmental Research & Education, founded in 2001, provides the unique opportunity to the visitor to get acquainted with Earth, the diversity of its landscapes, flora and fauna, via new interactive technologies, and understand the impact of human activity on the environment.
This is the latest multi-prize winning project designed by Renzo Piano. It hosts the Greek National Opera, The National Library of Greece and the Stavros Niarchos Park. It offers a plethora of free cultural, educational and athletic programs, all funded by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
Posidon Sanctuary at Sounion
The Cape of Sounion was, in antiquity, the southern boundary of the territory of the city-state of Athens. At Cape Sounion, the Athenians built a sanctuary surrounded by a wall. Posidon sanctuary, was the principal temple dedicated to Poseidon, the god of the sea. This is a Doric temple and is the only temple which has been preserved until today. It was built in 444 BC, at a height of 73 metres above the sea level. It is not far away that, according to the myth, Theseus father (Aegeas) jumped into the sea, which was named after him “Aegean Sea”, even since.