Eleusis is a town and municipality in West Attica, Greece. It is situated about 18 kilometres (11 miles) northwest from the centre of Athens.

Zeas Marina

Located next to the commercial port of Piraeus, the Zeas Marina is one of the largest in Attica.

Palataki Tower

This 19th-century castellated building is a classic example of romantic historicism, with several neo-Gothic features.

Gyzis Neoclassical Building

Located within a special landscaped area of 8.5 acres, this neoclassical building is the guest house of the Palataki Mansion.

Plutonian Cave

The Plutonian Cave was thought to be tied to worship of Pluto, god of the underworld.

Archaeological Site of Eleusis

Eleusis is the ancient sacred town of Attica notorious for the cult of Demeter, goddess of the harvest, as well as the popular Eleusinian Mysteries (a hope for life after death).

Poikilo Oros

In ancient times, the Athenians worshiped Zeus, the god of rain and thunder, at the top of this hill (referred to as Anchesmos).

Mount Egaleo

Mount Egaleo marks the dividing point between Attica’s north (Egaleo) and its south (Poikilo Oros).

The Diomedous Botanical Gardens

Leave behind the clamour of Athens and spend a day at southeastern Europe’s largest botanical gardens.