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From Athens: Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon Half Day Tour1212 Reviews
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.
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DescriptionVisit the scenic coastal views of Cape Sounion on a private or semi-private tour from Athens with hotel transfers. Travel along south Attica’s shoreline roads to reach the ancient Temple of Poseidon. Get panoramic vistas of the Aegean and explore the ruins of this temple before catching a beautiful sunset. Start your day with pickup at your accommodation in Athens. Enjoy a comfortable 50-minute drive along the coastal roads of Attica in an air-conditioned minivan and admire the idyllic beaches and small villages that pass by. Arrive at Cape Sounion and make your way to the ancient Greek temple of Poseidon, dedicated to the Greek god of the sea, and embark on a guided tour of this historic landmark. Learn about the mythology linked to the temple before having time to relax and take in the panoramic views over the Aegean. Continue to one of Cape Sounion's blue flag beaches to admire the sunset or swim in the paradisical Aegean Sea. After the tour, travel in comfort back to your accommodation in Athens.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off Transportation in an air-conditioned minivan English-speaking driver Tour leader Local taxes
- You will receive an email after booking from the activity provider with your exact pickup details 24 hours prior departure
- Starting time may vary based on the sunset time of each month
- 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
- The private option allows you to choose a departure time that best fits your schedule; this tour option is ideal for large families, groups of friends, or cruise ships passengers