Location and map


Eleusina (greek name: Ελευσίνα, ancient name: Ελευσίς - Eleusis) is an Athenian suburb and municipality located about 18 km NW from the centre of Athens, near the northernmost end of the Saronic Gulf, and comprises the seat of administration of West Attica Prefecture. It is best known for having been the site of the Eleusinian Mysteries, the most famous religious center of ancient Greece. It was also the birth place of Aeschylus, one of the three great tragedians of antiquity. Eleusina is a quiet, safe and modern Greek town with several internet cafes, restaurants, banks (with ATM machines) and recreational facilities, located few kilometres away from Athens and Piraeus.

For more info on Eleusina, visit www.eleusina.gr

Seminar Rooms

Lectures will be held in one of the seminar rooms of the Cultural Center of Eleusina Municipality (corner of Kimonos and Pagkalou str. - see map below). Students can use the Municipal Library and HMO's office - hosted at the same area - for internet access.

(1) 13, Evaggelou Gkika str, apartment.

(2) Entrance of the archaeological site of Eleusina.

(3) HMO office & Field school seminar room.


How do I get there?

You can reach Eleusina from Athens Airport by combining metro and bus services.
Option 1: At the airport, you enter the metro to Aghia Marina metro station. On arrival you get off, and on bus 876 (Eleusina - St. Ag. Marina [kyklikh]) until its terminal stop. There, you either get on bus 863 (Eleusina - Thriasio Hospital - Mandra) from which you get off at Ag. Georgios bus stop, walk along Pagkalou str. for about 50m to find the HMO office marked number 3 on the map. Or walk along Kanelopoulou str. for about 250m, turn right at Pagkalou str. and 450 m further up you will find the HMO office marked number 3 on the map.
Option 2: At the airport, you enter the metro to Aghia Marina metro station. On arrival you get off, and on bus A16 (Koumoundourou Sq. - Eleusina) until its terminal stop. There, you get on bus 863 (Eleusina - Thriasio Hospital - Mandra) from which you get off at Ag. Georgios bus stop, walk along Pagkalou str. for about 50m to find the HMO office marked number 3 on the map.
Option 3: At the airport, you enter the light rail (proastiakos) towards Corinth (Korinthos) or Kiato and get off at Magoula. From there you pick up 863 outside the Proastiakos Magoula station until its terminal stop. There, you either get on bus 863 (Eleusina - Thriasio Hospital - Mandra) from which you get off at Ag. Georgios bus stop, walk along Pagkalou str. for about 50m to find the HMO office marked number 3 on the map. Or walk along Kanelopoulou str. for about 250m, turn right at Pagkalou str. and 450 m further up you will find the HMO office marked number 3 on the map.
Option 4: At the airport you take a taxi to Eleusina.

Useful transportation links

Olympic Airways - Aegean Airlines - Airport bus services - Attiko Metro lines - Buses serving Eleusina


Useful cultural links

City Of Athens - Greek Festival - Greek Tourist Organization - Greek Ministry Of Culture - Athens in your pocket



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