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Athens: Afternoon at Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon

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Journey to the southernmost tip of the Attica peninsula to spend the afternoon at Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon. Drive along the coastal road and get splendid views of the offshore islands. Then, explore the magnificent ruins of Ancient Greece.
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Duration 4 hours
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  • Drive past the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni and Varkiza
  • Visit the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion
  • Marvel at the magnificent views from the southermost tip of the Attica peninsula
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Following pick-up from your hotel, depart Athens and journey along the magnificent coastal road to Cape Sounion. Located 70 kilometers south-southeast from the Greek capital, Cape Sounion is the perfect place to relax on the shores of the Aegean Sea.

Along the way, get splendid views of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands scattered offshore. Pass the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni and Varkiza en route to the southernmost point of the Attica peninsula. Upon arrival at Cape Sounion, marvel at the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon where ancient mariners would go to seek favors from the Greek god of the sea.

Feel the weight of history at the site with the help of your experienced guide as you take in the magnificent views. Get some time to explore the rocky promontory before heading back to Athens for drop off at your hotel.
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  • Food and drinks

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