From Athens: Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon Half Day Tour

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


  • Enjoy a scenic drive along the picturesque south coast of Attica
  • Swim at one of Greece's most beautiful beaches ( Between May 1 - October 31 )
  • Visit the ancient Temple of Poseidon at the Cape Sounion
  • Learn from an experienced local guide about the history of Cape Sounion
  • See the sun setting into the Aegean Sea


Experience the beauty of Greece with our Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon tour, available in both morning and sunset options. Each tour offers a unique way to see this stunning area, complete with picturesque photo stops like the picturesque Vouliagmeni Lake. The drive itself is a treat, showcasing the sparkling Saronic Gulf and charming suburbs of Athens. The main attraction, the Temple of Poseidon, sits majestically on the cliffs of Cape Sounion, where history and myth come alive. As the sun dips below the horizon, the sky and sea are painted with vibrant colors, creating a magical backdrop for the ancient temple. It's a breathtaking sight and perfect for memorable photos. From May to October, both tours include a beach stop for a refreshing swim and a leisurely seaside lunch. Ideal for history buffs, nature lovers, or anyone looking for a unique day out, this tour is a wonderful way to explore the Greek coastline and its ancient wonders


Hotel pickup and drop-off at central Athens Transportation in an air-conditioned minivan Driver Tour leader Local taxes

Important Information

  • If your hotel/address is located outside the central Athens area, you will be assigned a centrally located meeting point, close to a central Metro Station
  • If your hotel/address is located within a narrow pedestrianized area, you will be assigned an alternative pickup point, typically not further than a 2-5 minute walk
  • You will receive an email after booking from the activity provider with your exact pickup details 24 hours prior departure
  • Departure time may vary based on the sunset time of each month (Sunset tour option)
  • Pickups start 40-50 minutes prior to indicated starting time
  • This is a small-group tour with a maximum of 16 people
  • During the tour you may have the chance to swim so bring a swimsuit and towel
  • Afternoon departure is roughly 4:00 PM, depending on the sunset. Winter departure (between November to March) is roughly 3:00 PM
  • The beach stop starts at the end of April and finishes by late October

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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