Archaeological Site of Vravrona

Vravrona is located on the south coast of Attica in the bay of Vraona which is crossed by the small River Erasinos. On the hill there is the temple of Artemis Vravronia which is one of the oldest and most famous sanctuaries in Attica. The sanctuary of the goddess and the surrounding area constitute the archaeological site of Vravrona. Vravrona was one of the 12 ancient cities of Attica and is named after the hero Vravrona. According to tradition, the sanctuary housed the statue of the goddess which had been brought there by Orestes by order of Artemis. The period of prosperity for the sanctuary starts in 700 BC, reaches its peak in the second half of the 5th century BC. and lasts till the 4th century BC.

The most important monuments are:

Open hours:

  • Tuesday to Sunday, 08:00-15:00


  • Full fare: €4
  • Reduced fare: €3
  • Day pass-full fare: €5 (valid for the Archaeological Museum of Vravrona and the Archaeological Site of Vravrona)
  • Day pass-reduced fare: €3
Vravrona Mesogea, 19003, Markopoulo