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Cape Sounion Sunset Tour from Athens

Product ID: 56804
Watch the sunset at Cape Sounion on a 4-hour evening tour from Athens. Drive through the elegant suburbs of the Greek Riviera, and enjoy breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea. Relax with a glass of wine, and visit the Temple of Poseidon.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
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Pickup included

Pickup service is available from centrally located hotels in Athens.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Watch the sunset at Cape Sounion
  • Drive through the Greek Riviera's elegant boroughs
  • Go to the Temple of Poseidon on the Attica Peninsula
  • Relax with a glass of wine
  • Enjoy breathtaking panoramas of the Aegean Sea
  • Learn about Cape Sounion's important role in Greek mythology
Full description
Escape the hustle and bustle of Athens for the evening, and watch the sunset over Cape Sounion on the Attica Peninsula.

Drive along the Athens Riviera, enjoying splendid views of the Saronic Gulf along the way. Pass through some of the most salubrious neighborhoods of the city, and marvel at the Hellinikon Olympic complex, along with settlements such as Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza.

Upon arrival at Cape Sounion, visit the 5th century BC Temple of Poseidon, and get a panoramic view of the Aegean Sea. On a clear day you can see at least 7 islands. Learn about Cape Sounion's important role in Greek mythology and history. The first recorded mention of it occurs in the Odyssey, and it was the last landing port for ships returning from Poseidon.

Learn more about the Greek God of the Sea at the Poseidon Temple at Cape Sounion, where you can watch the sun go down. 
  • Hotel pickup
  • Guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Glass of wine
What’s Not Included
  • Tips and gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information
Know before you go
• Pickup 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 31 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.4 / 5
  • Organization
    4.2 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.9 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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Well worth it.

The pre & post sunset views were stunning. Very enjoyable with a glass of wine. The guide was not engaging though. Best to read up about the history & the place before you get there, so while you are there you use your time to soak in the views and take great photographs.

September 27, 2017

Very nice tour

The journey takes about 1.5 to 2 hours (depending on the Athens traffic situation). But that's not bad, because the ride along the cliff is very nice. The temple is worth seeing and of course there is a beautiful sunset. Round off the evening with a glass of wine. Overall, a recommended evening trip.

July 15, 2017

Great place to visit. guide tour can improve his group interaction

Great place to visit en greece and to see a sunset. The fuide ahould improve his skills to connect with the group to have more energy during the trip and even with troubles ( like the rain in our case) take care that people enjoy!. But is a tour that has to be done!

June 17, 2017

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Product ID: 56804