Guided tour

From Athens: Cape Sounion Sunset Tour

Activity provider: Key Tours

From Athens: Cape Sounion Sunset Tour

Activity provider: Key Tours

From US$ 29.96 per person

Watch the sunset at Cape Sounion on this evening bus tour from Athens. Drive through the elegant suburbs of the Greek Riviera and watch the sunset over the Aegean Sea from the Temple of Poseidon

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pickup is available from selected centrally located hotels or accommodations in Athens. Please contact the local partner for the exact pickup points and times.

Experience

Highlights
  • Watch the sunset at Cape Sounion
  • Drive through the Greek Riviera's elegant boroughs
  • Go to the Temple of Poseidon on the Attica Peninsula
  • Enjoy breathtaking panoramas of the Aegean Sea
  • Learn about Cape Sounion's important role in Greek mythology
Full description

Escape the hustle and bustle of Athens for the evening on this bus tour to the marvel at the sunset from the Temple of Poseidon which is perched above the sea at at Cape Sounion. Pass by sights like the Hellinikon Olympic complex and Glyfada beach on the drive. 

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your centrally-located accommodation in Athens. Board a comfortable and airconditioned bus and relax on the scenic drive along the Athens Riviera. Take in splendid views of the Saronic Gulf along the way. 

Head through some of the most salubrious neighborhoods of the city, and marvel at the Hellinikon Olympic complex, along with settlements such as Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza.

Reach Cape Sounion and visit the 5th century BC Temple of Poseidon. Gaze out over the Aegean Sea from this privileged position and, on a clear day you can see at least 7 Greek islands. 

Learn about Cape Sounion's important role in Greek mythology and history. The first recorded mention of it occurs in the Odyssey, and it was the last landing port for ships returning from Poseidon.

Hear about Greek God of the Sea at the Poseidon Temple at Cape Sounion as the sun disappears beneath the horizon. Return to your accommodation in Athens at the end of your tour. 

Includes
  • Hotel pickup
  • Guide
  • Cape Sounion entry ticket (if option selected)
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Know before you go

  • Pickup is available from the majority of hotels in Athens and takes place approximately 1 hour before the tour departure time
  • Alternatively, you can meet at the activity provider's office 15 minutes before the tour departure time
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 113 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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A must do if you’re visiting Athens. This was such a great excursion out of the city. The drive was scenic. The bud was comfortable and the guide was super knowledgeable on mythology and history! The temple was stunning and the sunset was one of the best on my whole trip! Highly recommend. The meet up point was next to a few places to grab a snack before hand and such a close walk from my hotel! Check in was super easy and the whole experience was so easy going. Loved it!!

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September 30, 2022

Very unexpectedly for us, the meeting time was postponed an hour and a half earlier, and in order to be in time for the tour, we ourselves had to take a taxi for additional money to the company's office in the center of Athens. We were very limited in time and were afraid to be late because the money would be lost. The tour is interesting, the bus is very comfortable and clean

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September 15, 2022

Admittedly, the journey is a bit long. Yet the driver did not drag, it's just that there are 70km to go. But it's worth it and the coastal road is pleasant. On the bus, the guide took the opportunity to explain a lot of things to us (whether about mythology or the Athenian suburbs). We stayed there for an hour (but like all excursions planned at this time of day): just enough time to listen to the visit and take pictures at sunset. On the way back, they also asked us if we wanted to be dropped off at the same place. The guide was available and spoke regularly.

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July 25, 2022

Product ID: 56804