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Elefsina: Private Half-Day Eleusinian Mysteries Excursion

Product ID: 219363
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Enjoy a half-day private excursion to Elefsina, the 2021 European Capital of Culture. Discover the Eleusinian Mysteries and explore the archaeological sites of Elefsina.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up included

Hotel pick-up at your accommodation in Athens' city center
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a private tour with a state licensed guide
  • Get insider knowledge, anecdotes, and history about the Eleusinian Mysteries
  • Learn about the legend of goddess Demetra
  • See important ancient sites
Full description
Meet your guide in Athens and set off to Elefsina for a private excursion. Explore archeological sites and learn about ancient history. This private half-day tour begins with a hotel pick-up, where you’ll then drive Northwest of Athens to reach Elefsina.

Elefsina is world famous for the Eleusinian Mysteries and also as the birthplace of Aeschylus, one of the three great tragedists of antiquity. At the archeological site of Elefsina admire the Roman courtyard where the temple of Artemis Propylaea is located, the remains of a fountain, and two triumphal arches. Visit the precincts of the sanctuary of Greater Propylaea, next to which is the preserved Kallichoro Frear, and the main temple of Demetra, the Telesterion.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (vehicle)
  • Transport by private car or mini van
  • Refreshments & snack basket in vehicle
  • 2-hour private guided tour of Elefsina
  • Private services of a specialized guide
  • All taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance fees to archaeological sites
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• This is a private tour so it is possible to customize it to meet your desires or needs
• Please provide all customer names and dates of birth at time of booking
• This is a walking tour, we recommend guests wear comfortable walking shoes
• Don’t forget to bring a bottle of water and lots of energy!

From US$ 506.63 Per group up to 1

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