Full day tour Cape Sounio

8 HOURS

LANGUAGE ENGLISH

ALL YEAR

AVAILABLE

DESCRIPTION

ake a break from the city heat and noises and enjoy a 60 minutes ride through the beautiful Athens Riviera to visit one of Greece’s most important historical monuments, Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounio. A sacred place that the Athenians worship Poseidon, the God of the Sea.

The unique Temple of Poseidon is an important monument of the Golden Age of Athens and holds significant historical and mythological value for the Athenians. The temple was constructed in 444 – 440 b.c. from the Athenian statesman Pericles.

Our tour begins from your hotel or other preferred pick up point and our destination is 70 km south-west of Athens. During our coastal trip we will pass some of the most famous and wealthy south suburbs of Attika, like Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza, Lagonisi, Palaia Fokaia and picturesque coastal towns where green of the land and deep blue of the sea get into one in a magnificent landscape. On our way will stop at Vouliagmenis Lake to enjoy the majestic geological phenomenon and take some pictures. On our trip to Cape Sounio your driver will recommend places that you can take some pictures or to do a stop wherever you prefer. A few minutes later we arrive to our destination, the Temple of Poseidon. The temple is perched above the sea, on a breathtaking panoramic view hill, at height of almost 60 meters and its hard to imagine a more perfect setting for an ancient temple, in particular one dedicated to the “God of the Sea”.

There you will have time to walk around and explore the temple, have a coffee or lunch, go for a swim at the nearby sandy beaches and witness the magical sunset over the Aegean sea.
A Full day tour to Cape Sounio is an experience that you will never forget.

MAP

POINTS OF VISIT

Seaside suburbs including Alimos, Palaio Faliro, Glyfada and Voula

The Athenian Riviera

Vouliagmeni Lake

Cape Sounio

Temple of Poseidon

Cape Sounio beach

Authentic seaside tavern

Athens

WHAT’S INCLUDED

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English-speaking driver
  • Free wifi onboard
  • Fuel and All taxes and fees
  • Water

NOT INCLUDED

  • Entrance fees for all attractions
  • Official tour guide (you can include one after the booking)
  • Tips and gratuities

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FULL DAY TOUR ATHENS HIGHLIGHTS & CAPE SOUNIO

FULL DAY TOUR CAPE SOUNIO