Departure:

15:00

Duration:

6 Hours

Departure from:

Athens

Destination:

Cape Sounio

Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Small-Group Tour from Athens

Tour Details

Explore the picturesque south coast of Attica on this Cape Sounio tour. Stop to see the Temple of Poseidon and enjoy sunset views over the Aegean.

Departure Information

Departure & Return Location:
We pick up all travelers, travelers can enter their own pickup location.
Pick up and drop off is included from all centrally located Athens hotels and apartments. Just inform us during the booking of the hotel you are staying at, or apartment address. If the hotel /apartment is not accessible (e.g narrowness, pedestrian area) we will apoint a nearby meeting point for picking you up.You will receive an email from us us with the exact pick up time 48 hours prior departure.Please notice that pick up commerce 40 -50 minutes prior departure.
Departure Time:
14:30, 15:00, 16:00, depending on the date

What to expect

Experience a half day small-group trip with minivan along the picturesque south Attica coastal road and visit to the 5th century BC temple of Poseidon. Cape Sounion is a wonderful choice for a half day trip from Athens and is a world famous location to watch the sunset. The blue flag beaches are a popular attraction as well. Relax just a step away from the temple and enjoy your refreshment or wine along with breathtaking views of the Aegean.

Itinerary

Tour starts by picking you up from your hotel , or Airbnb apartment and begins with a panoramic drive around Syntagma square, passing by National Garden, Hadrian’s Arch, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Catholic Cathedral. Wewill then drive along the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library with short stops for photos. Our driver guide will explain everything about Athens’s modern as well as ancient history and acquaint you with the life style of the Athenians .Continue for a photo stop at Panathinaiko Stadium where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896 It is the only stadium built out of white marble. Proceed, passing by Zappeion and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Last stop The Acropolis and the Parthenon.Our driver will help you to get your entrance tickets and wait for you to finish your visit.
After lunch,we will drive South towards the Athens Riviera and heading to Cape Sounion. The tour will drive you along the impressive coastal road of Athens towards the southern suburbs and you will soon be getting to Glyfada and Vouliagmeni, where you will see the lake of Vouliagmeni, an impressive lake that stands hidden , but gathers numerous visitors and bathers each summer. An hour’s drive later a short stop to a nearby beach before visiting the Temple of Poseidon will follow. . The Temple of Poseidon is of Doric Style Tempe and was built in the 5th century BC, is one of the most spectacular sites in the world, offering panoramic views not only to the sea, but also to the southern part of Attica and Athens. Thistour ends by dropping you off at your hotel

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