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Temple of Poseidon and Cape Sounion Tour: From Athens

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Take a half-day tour of Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon. Pass idyllic beaches as you leave Athens for some of the most gorgeous ruins of Ancient Greece. Your fun guide will fill you in on the history of Greece as you look out over Poseidon's sea!
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up included

Pickup is available from the majority of hotels in Athens.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon on the half-day tour
  • Enjoy beautiful views of the Saronic Gulf and its islands
  • Experience breathtaking Cape Sounion, with its steep cliffs and crystal blue waters
  • Walk back in time to the Temple of Poseidon, God of the Sea
Full description
The tour begins with a breathtaking drive along the scenic coastal road. During this relaxing ride you’ll enjoy splendid views of the Saronic Gulf while passing through some of Athen's most beautiful suburbs; Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza.

Arrive at Cape Sounion, a historic and beautiful area of Greece. The steep cliffs offer a breathtaking, panoramic view, and on a clear day you can look out to some of Greece's beautiful isles.

In addition to the views, look forward to visiting the 5th-century B.C. Temple of Poseidon. God of the Sea, Poseidon was second only to Zeus in Greek mythology. Made of white marble, the columns still stand today as a reminder of the Athenian Empire.

The trip will conclude with a relaxing drive back to Athens after having experienced the sights and architecture of ancient Greece.
Includes
  • Entrance fee to Cape Sounion archeological site
  • Professional guide
  • Transfer in new, luxury A/C non-smoking bus
  • Free pick-up and drop-off service from selected hotels
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Tips

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Pick-up is available from the majority of hotels in Athens and takes place approximately 1 hour before the tour departure time
• Alternatively, you can meet at the tour supplier's office 15 minutes before the tour departure time
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.3 / 5
based on 193 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.3/5
Organization
4.2/5
Value for money
3.9/5
Safety
4.6/5

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Product ID: 698