Half-Day, Small-Group Tour to Cape Sounion from Athens

Cultural & Theme Tours in Athens
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Tour description

Experience a half day small-group trip with minivan along the picturesque south Attica coastal road and visit to the 5th century BC temple of Poseidon. Cape Sounion is a wonderful choice for a half day trip from Athens and is a world famous location to watch the sunset. The blue flag beaches are a popular attraction as well. Relax just a step away from the temple and enjoy your refreshment or wine along with breathtaking views of the Aegean.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Temple of Poseidon, Sounio, East Attica Region, AtticaThis half day small-group tour begins by picking you up from your hotel. You will drive along coastal roads passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs (Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza) and watching some amazing views of the Saronic Gulf. After a 45-minute drive along the coastal road and driving through idyllic beaches and small villages, you will have your first stop at a nearby beach. Relax by the deep blue waters of the Aegean sea and enjoy refreshments, a beer or a light meal. Swimming is available at the beach as well, just remember to bring your swimsuits. Last stop will be at the location of a temple dedicated to the god of the sea, Poseidon. The host will provide you background information about the 5th century B.C. temple. This tour concludes by heading back to Athens and dropping you off at your hotel.Duration: 3 hours

What's included

  • Local taxes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour escort/host
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance fees to the Temple of Poseidon (8 euros per person)
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Poseidon


  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Family friendly