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From Athens: Eleusis & Sanctuary of Demeter Private Day Trip

Activity provider: Tour Travel & More

From Athens: Eleusis & Sanctuary of Demeter Private Day Trip

Activity provider: Tour Travel & More

From US$ 631.06 per person

Travel to the home of the Eleusinian Mysteries in Eleusis on a private day trip from Athens. Visit the ancient Sanctuary of Demeter and delve into the underground area of this historic site.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Greek
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the ancient Greek city of Eleusis is the entrance to the underworld
  • See the temple of Demeter and Kore, the site of the ancient Eleusinian Mysteries
  • Hike up Mount Lycabettus with spectacular views of Athens
  • Discover the most important sites of Athens
Full description
The tour begins at Athens' Acropolis. From here, enjoy a private car transfer to Eleusis. Upon arrival in Eleusis, your private guide will greet you with a map on how to explore the ancient site on foot or by trolley. Explore the archaeological site and take in the atmosphere of antiquity. Next, visit the Temple of Demeter and Kore, which is considered to be one of the oldest monuments on earth. Your guide will lead you to an underground section where you will see a stone slab with carvings that dates back to before 700 BC. Walk out into the cella (the central, circular part) and take in the important elements of the ancient temple. Finally, walk to your vehicle for your journey back to Athens.
Includes
  • Private Official Tour Guide for 5 hours
  • Private Driver with Luxury Vehicle for 5 hours
  • Tickets to Eleusis Included
  • Taxes
  • Pick up and Drop off
  • Food and Drinks
  • Other Entrance Tickets that were not included in the itinery
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Product ID: 416900