Λιμάνι Ελευσίνας

Elefsína

In antiquity, Elefsína was one of the 5 sacred cities (the others were Athens, Olympía, Délfoi and Dílos) and a most important religious centre, where the worship of goddess Dímitra (Ceres) and her daughter Persefóni was practiced. Within the temple of goddess Dímitra, inside the city, the renowned Elefsínian Mysteries were performed, a mystical 9-day…

Temple of Poseidon from west

Soúnio

The bay of Soúnio is the most southern bay of Attikí region and is situated at a geographically excellent location. It’s cape, on its eastern side, is a natural cape and constitutes the eastern border of Saronic gulf and also the southern border of the NE coasts of the gulf, a coastal area of 70…

Glyfada marinas

Glyfáda

Glyfáda today is built where, in ancient times, the municipality of Aixoní was, with the coast being its SW border (where the 4 marinas are situated today) and the foot of mount Ymittós being its NE limit. The area is inhabited continuously since 6000 BC., according to findings from Poúnta peninsula (Poúnta peninsula lies close…

Kalamaki marina

Álimos

As is the case with the nearby municipalities, the area of Álimos is continuously inhabited from 3000 BC, according to findings from the Neolithic Age, the Mycenean Era, the Geometric and Classical years etc. During the golden age of Athens (5th cen. BC), the area is known as the municipality of Alimoúntos, next to the…

Floísvos marina

Floísvos

Floísvos is a small suburb of Palaió Fáliro county. Its name came from the building “Floísvos”, which is the trademark of the county. This building is one of the oldest of the county (constructed late 19th century) and is the only building of Palaió Fáliro that lies under the coastal avenue of Posidónos (i.e. between…

Fáliro marina

Fáliro

In the ancient times, Fáliro was the haven of Athens, when Pireas harbour was yet to be built. The geographical borders of the county were between today’s Délta Falírou and the marina of Floísvos. Founder of Fáliro was the local hero Fáliros, grandson of the Athenian King Erechthéas. Fáliros was one of the Argonauts who…

Zeas marina

Peiraiás

Many thousands years ago, Peiraiás was an island and first settlements are discovered on top of Mounichía hill (today’s Profíti Ilía). It was separated from the rest of Attikí at the height of today’s Néo Fáliro. However, mainly due to the continuous silts from Kifisós river, the water between Peiraiás and Attikí became smaller and…