Athens: Cape Sounion Afternoon Tour

Athens: Cape Sounion Afternoon Tour

From $59.91 per person

Enjoy a half-day excursion to Cape Sounion at the southermost point of Attica. See the Temple of Poseidon and take a walk along the rocky cliffs.

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Duration 4 hours
Starting time 2:50 PM
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  • Drive past stunning beaches on the way to the southermost point of Attica
  • See the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion
  • Enjoy a walk along the rocky promontory of Sounion
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Drive along the coastal road, passing the spectacular beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza to Cape Sounion, the southernmost point of Attica, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand. Cape Sounion is a promontory located 69 kilometers south southeast of Athens. According to Greek mythology, Cape Sounion is the spot where Aegeus, King of Athens, leapt from the cliff to his death, thus giving his name to the Aegean Sea. During the 4-hour tour you’ll have splendid views of the Saronic Gulf and the small islands offshore. After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, take some time to walk along the rocky promontory of Sounion, before heading back to Athens.
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation by luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Pickup at most hotels in Athens
  • Optional gratuities
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Overall rating

4 / 5

based on 35 reviews

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En general no estuvo mal. Se hace bastante pesado porque hay como 1h de ida hasta el templo de Poseidón. Te hacen una breve explicación del templo y te dejan tiempo hasta la hora de irse. Nosotros teníamos en mente que sería en la puesta del sol pero, para nada . A las 17h arrancamos para el hotel y el sol comienza a ponerse después de las 18h. Para mi ha sido un poco decepcionante

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March 1, 2020


Quite expensive for 4 hour tour (1 hour bus ride each way) but the guide was very good and knowledgeable.

January 19, 2020

Bus driver driving too fast, phoning ...

November 1, 2019

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