Cape Sounio Temple Of Poseidon Half Day Private Tour

Private & Custom Tours in Greece
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Tour description

Sounio Half Day Private Tour - Duration 5 HoursTop Visits • Athenian Riviera • Glyfada - Voula - Vouliagmeni • Varkiza- Anavissos • Cape Sounion - Temple of Poseidon

Most people think that the beautiful Greek coasts lay only on the Greek Islands, this tour is to prove the exact opposite. The tour begins with drive along the coastline known as the Athenian Riviera and the southern suburbs. Passing through some of the uptown suburbs of Athens (Glyfada, Voula, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza) and making a first stop at the Vouliagmeni Lake, a mineral – therapeutic – natural lake.We will continue our drive along more isolated but charismatic areas with a breathtaking views of the Saronic Gulf bringing us to be the archaeological site of Cape Sounio, the southeastern edge of the Attica peninsula.Just as you enter the site you will see the outstanding Temple Of Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the sea, surrounded by the remains of the fornication, the gateway portigos and houses. Close by you will also see the remains of the temple Athena Souniada. Apart from the unique location and the archeological interest, Cape Sounio is also known for its breathtaking sunset and view of the Greek Islands. It is considered as one of the most romantic places in Greece. The place Lord Byron wrote about and treasured. Next on the menu, lunch. We will drive towards a traditional Greek tavern by the water which serves fresh fish straight from the sea. And after that a relaxing drive back to Athens.Most people think that the beautiful Greek coasts lay only on the Greek Islands, this tour is to prove the exact opposite. The tour begins with drive along the coastline known as the Athenian Riviera and the southern suburbs. Passing through some of the uptown suburbs of Athens (Glyfada, Voula, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza) and making a first stop at the Vouliagmeni Lake, a mineral – therapeutic – natural lake.We will continue our drive along more isolated but charismatic areas with a breathtaking views of the Saronic Gulf bringing us to be the archaeological site of Cape Sounio, the southeastern edge of the Attica peninsula.Just as you enter the site you will see the outstanding Temple Of Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the sea, surrounded by the remains of the fornication, the gateway portigos and houses. Close by you will also see the remains of the temple Athena Souniada. Apart from the unique location and the archeological interest, Cape Sounio is also known for its breathtaking sunset and view of the Greek Islands. It is considered as one of the most romantic places in Greece. The place Lord Byron wrote about and treasured. Next on the menu, lunch. We will drive towards a traditional Greek tavern by the water which serves fresh fish straight from the sea. And after that a relaxing drive back to Athens.

What's included

  • Fuel surcharge
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide (The drivers are not a licensed to accompany you on your walk to the top of the Acropolis or inside any other site or museum. If you require a licensed guide to tour the sites with you, you need to hire one additionally. If you have any questions you can contact us on the phone number provided by Viator)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Airport Pick Up and drop-off (Additional cost)
  • Licensed Tour guide on request (Additional cost)