Savor the sensational views of Cape Sounion on this private tour from Athens. Admire the spectacular scenery of the Temple of Poseidon, as well as the amazing beauty of the idyllic beaches of the Athens Riviera with the company of a licensed private guide!
Begin your private day trip early in the morning with a pick up at your Athens city center hotel along with the company of your licensed private guide. Once you settle inside your air-conditioned minivan, we will depart for a magical trip via the Poseidonos highway through the Athens riviera.
Enjoy splendid views of the Saronic Gulf while passing through some of Athens’s most elegant suburbs; Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza. After a little more than an hour’s breathtaking drive along the scenic coastal road, we will arrive at Cape Sounion.
As you approach Cape Sounion, one of Greece’s most photographed monuments, it arises like sheer cliffs out of the sea offer a breathtaking, panoramic view, and on a clear day you can look out to some of the country’s beautiful isles.
At Cape Sounio, you will begin touring the 5th century B.C. white-marble made Temple of Poseidon with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world. The precipice is a sheer 197-foot drop to the sea.
Landmasses to the west emerge in clear outline: the island of Aegina with the mountain line of the Peloponnese in the background. The excellence of the surviving Doric columns has inspired many poets, including Lord Byron who carved his name on one of the columns.
After having experienced the sights and architecture of ancient Greece, this short trip will end with a relaxing drive back to Athens at around 2 or 7 pm, depending on the tour departure you choose.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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