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

This half day small-group tour begins by picking you up from your hotel or apartment. If your hotel/apartment is not accessible ( e.g pedestrian area), we will apoint a nearby location for picking you up. We will drive through the southern suburbs of Athens towards the Athens Riviera and head to Cape Sounion. The drive will bring you along the impressive coastal road of Athens with great views of the Aegean sea and you will soon be getting to Glyfada and Vouliagmeni, where we will have a short photo stop at the famous ” Vouliagmeni ” lake. The lake is an impressive geological formation that stands hidden but gathers numerous visitors and bathers each summer.
An hour’s drive later a short stop at a nearby beach before visiting the Temple of Poseidon will follow. The beach stop ( only from May – to October) will give you the opportunity to relax by the sea, swim, or have a light meal. The last stop of the tour will bring us to The Temple of Poseidon which is of Doric Style Tempe and was built in the 5th century BC, This Unesco monument is one of the most spectacular sites in the world, offering panoramic views and the famous sunset. Right after the visit to the Temple we will return to Athens and start dropping you off at your hotel or the meeting point.

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