Marmaritsa Trail is a route that you will find by descending the asphalt road from the village Maroneia to the Agios Charalampos Port (2.5 km from Maroneia). Starting from the dirt road and ending at the Marmaritsa beach. 1,5 km from the start you will reach the Sanctuary of Dionysos and the Ancient Theater of Maroneia. Following the path southeast you will be amazed by the natural landscape and the stunning views of the sea. The route passes through one of the ancient olive groves in Greece. Some of these olive trees are over 500 years old. This trail is family-friendly, a route full of history, tradition and natural aroma! You will return through the same trail, so enjoy the beach before you get back.
- Created: August 3, 2017
- Updated: September 24, 2020
Altitude: 77 m
Starting from the dirt road.You will find Maroneia Trails signs.
Sanctuary of Dionysos & Ancient Theatre of Maroneia
Altitude: 71 m
You will reach the Sanctuary of Dionysos( Clay mask of Dionysos-4th century BC- found in the excavation of the foundations of a building which may well be a temple of Dionysos) and the Ancient Theater of Maroneia (It was constructed in the Hellenistic period and remodeled in Roman times. Three rows of stone seats of the caveat, the central and the horseshoe-shaped conduit of the orchestra and the building of the Roman scene are preserved).
Altitude: 10 m
The Marmaritsa beach is part of the rift of Maroneia – Makris – ancient marble quarry. Majestic deep blue sea, panoramic view of the Thracian Sea and islands Samothrace and Thassos are also visible from the beach.
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