Cape Sounio Afternoon Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Kea

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This Cape Sounio tour is a wonderful activity to fill your afternoon with, visiting the Temple of Poseidon.Board our luxurious motor coach and pass through some of the most beautiful suburbs of Athens and along the coastal road which features a magnificent view of the Saronic Gulf.In the end, we get to visit and enjoy the famous Temple of Poseidon, one of the major monuments of the golden age of Athens.
Take this Cape Sounio tour to enjoy a four hour afternoon tour to the magnificent Cape Sounio and the Temple of Poseidon.We start our tour with a drive in our luxurious motor coach and we drive through some of the most beautiful suburbs of Athens such as Glyfada, Vouliagmeni and Varkiza. We drive along the coastal road which features a magnificent view of the Saronic Gulf.After a 45 minute drive, we arrive at Cape Sounio. We get to visit the famous Temple of Poseidon where many of the original Doric columns are still standing. One of them has the mark of Lord Byron, who carved his name on it, in the early 1800s.The monument was built in the 5th century and is ovelooking the sea, offering a breathtaking panoramic view. From this site, on a clear day, more than 7 islands are visible, all the way to Peloponnese and Kea island.

What’s included

  • Astonishing view of the Saronic Gulf
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off with motor coach (selected Hotels only)
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Local taxes
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Any private expenses
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