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From Athens: Eleusis & Sanctuary of Demeter Private Day Trip

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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.

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

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

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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