Cape Sounio & The Temple of Poseidon - Private Tour

On the way to Cape Sounio we'll take the beautiful coastal avenue and pass through marvelous places and suburbs like Palaio Faliro ,Glyfada , Vouliagmeni where we will stop for a while to visit the unique Lake of Vouliagmeni. Its name is associated with its creation since according to geologists, the lake was formed when collapsed and sunk the roof of a cave.

In the same territory, we will visit the tourist resort area very known as the Laimos of Vouliagmeni that is the most luxurious place of Athenian riviera.

After a really interesting coastal drive with beautiful landscapes villages and towns, we will reach the southern end of Attica named Cape Sounion. You will see one of the most beautiful ancient temples from the 5th century B.C., the temple of Poseidon the god of the sea. It is built in such way, that you should visit the temple in the afternoon so you can enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets in your life! The private tour concludes with the return in our starting point.

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5 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • bottled water
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Professional Drivers with knowledge of history. [Not licensed to accompany you in any site.]
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Lunch
    • Snacks
    • Licensed Tour guide
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site of Sounion
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Paleo Faliro, Paleo Faliro, Attica

    Palaio Faliro is a beautiful suburb situated on the east coast of the Phalerum Bay, a bay of the Saronic Gulf, 6 km southwest of Athens city center.

    Pass By: Glyfada, Glyfada, Attica

    Glyfada is packed with some of the capital's best-known nightclubs, upscale restaurants, and shops. It could be argued to be one of the most "Americanized" of Athenian municipalities since an American airbase was located nearby until early 1990.

    Stop At: Lake Vouliagmeni, Ethniki Odos Athinon Souniou, Vouliagmeni 166 71 Greece

    The Lake of Vouliagmeni is 21 km far from Athens it's very known because of the medicinal waters.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Vouliagmeni Beach, Vouliagmeni Greece

    An amazing sea resort with beautiful beaches for swimming

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Archaeological Site of Sounion, EO91, Lavreotiki 195 00, Greece

    Cape Sounion is located at the very end of the Attica Peninsula. Very known for its Temple of Poseidon, one of the major monuments of the Golden Age of Athens.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We'll pick you up from any hotel in Athens or cruise ship terminal at Piraeus PortPorts
    • Piraeus
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Athens Tour 365

Activity ID: V-166128P2

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