Vravrona Half Day TourDuration: 5 hours
ABOUT THIS TOUR
Explore Vravrona, one of the twelve cities of ancient Attica located in Eastern Attica. Visit the famous temple and the museum and learn everything about its history. On the outskirts of Athens, this city is a breathtaking natural scenery.
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Our tour starts by following a road through beautiful rural fields. In the morning you will meet your chauffer at the hotel.
When you arrive at Vravrona, you will see the ultimate example of what the ancient Greek sacred sites used to look like. You will have the chance to see and explore the temple of Artemis. You will have the chance to explore the temple of Artemis. Furthermore, you can see the unique stone bridge and the cave shrines, among which is the renowned shrine of Iphigenia.
Artemis was believed to be the Goddess of vegetation and hunting, but also the protector of women in child-birth and their infants. Every four years the festival in honor of the Goddess was held here. A procession started from the shrine of Artemis on the Acropolis of Athens and concluded in Vravrona at the sanctuary of Artemis.
Women also used to offer gifts to the sanctuary during their pregnancies in order to placate Goddess Artemis and convince her to guarantee a safe childbirth or even thank her for the healthy newborns. Such offerings, in addition to intricate ceramic depictions of the procession, are part of the collection of the Archeological Museum.
By visiting the museum of Vravrona you will deeply understand the greek history, culture and heritage.
Learn all the intriguing stories and myths of the Goddess Artemis and enjoy the natural beauty of the area by walking through the paths.
Enjoy the natural beauty of the area and learn the intriguing stories and myths that surround this historical figure of the Goddess Artemis.
At the end of your visit, your driver will wait for you to take you back to Athens.
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