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  • Athens: Blue Hop-on-Hop-off Bus and Cape Sounion Sunset Tour

    1. Athens: Blue Hop-on-Hop-off Bus and Cape Sounion Sunset Tour

    Temple of Poseidon and Cape of Sounio sunset tour: You will drive along the south coast to the Athenian Riviera, which will allow you to easily reach the otherwise hard-to-get-to Sounion. Once there, you will be dazzled by the famous landscapes that surround Sounion. In the times of the ancient Greeks, this site was revered as sacred ground dedicated to the gods Poseidon and Athena. You can marvel at the Temple of Poseidon, which perched upon the cliff’s edge 70 meters above the sea. Later, walk the blessed earth of Sounion, one of the places sung about it in Homer’s Odyssey. You can then stand upon the same cliff where it is said King Aegeus threw himself off. The tale is told in Greek mythology that Aegeus told his son Theseus that if he defeated the Minotaur, he should return to Athens with ships bearing white sails. Theseus forgot this request, and when Aegeus saw ...

    It was a nice tour. The bus is very comfortable and you learn alot from the audio tour. Be aware it is a sunset tour so you'll arrive with only an hour and a half to do things. This is fine if you only want to have a drink and explore the temple. If you want to explore the beaches and towns you will need more time.

  • Athens, Acropolis Museum, Cape Sounion, Cruise & Delphi

    2. Athens, Acropolis Museum, Cape Sounion, Cruise & Delphi

    Take this opportunity to combine half-day and full-day tours to take in a wide range of what Athens has to offer. Over this 3-day period you can set your own schedule and choose which days to take the following tours: Athens Sightseeing and Acropolis Museum Morning Tour: Start with a short stop at the Panathinaikos Stadium, the site of first Olympic Games in 1896. See the most important monuments of Athens, making your way to the Acropolis. Continue with a pleasant short walk, passing by Herodion and the Dionysos Theater, to the New Acropolis Museum, where you’ll have a chance to view the exhibits. Cape Sounio Afternoon Tour: Enjoy a wonderful drive along the scenic coastal road and take in stunning views of the Saronic Gulf. You’ll pass through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs on the way to Cape Sounio, where you’ll visit the 5th-century B.C. Tem...

  • Athens: City & Acropolis Tour with Private Car and Driver

    3. Athens: City & Acropolis Tour with Private Car and Driver

    Visit Athens' most iconic attractions with an experienced tour driver. See the Acropolis, the Temple of Zeus, the Arch of Hadrian, Olympic Stadium, Parliament, and the changing of the guards, all at your own pace. Finish with a visit to the breathtaking Temple of Poseidon. Your expert driver will first take you to the Acropolis. See ancient wonders such as the Parthenon, Erechtheion, and Temple of Athena Nike. Next, visit the adjacent New Acropolis Museum. Continue to Constitution Square to see the Parliament building, and witness the Changing of the Guard. Marvel at the Academy of Athens, before moving on to Maximos Mansion, the official residence of the Prime Minister of Greece. See the Panathenaic Stadium, the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble. Stop by the Temple of Zeus, a monument to the God of the Gods, and The Arch of Hadrian beside it. Take a rest in the sceni...

  • Temple of Poseidon in Sounio Private Sunset Tour from Athens

    4. Temple of Poseidon in Sounio Private Sunset Tour from Athens

    Enjoy a leisurely half-day private excursion to the majestic Temple of Poseidon. Immerse yourself in the blue waters of the Aegean Sea, watch the sunset from the majestic Temple of Poseidon, and enjoy an utterly beautiful site close to Athens. Your private tour will start from Athens in the late afternoon to enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime experience of watching the sunset from the temple of Poseidon. The drive along the impressive coastline of Attica is a beautiful experience on its own with amazing views and many opportunities to immerse yourself in Poseidon’s kingdom. When you reach the temple at Sounio you will have time to explore the archaeological site and marvel at the sun sinking below the surface of the azure waters of the Aegean.

  • Athens: Private Sightseeing Tour with Visit to Cape Sounio

    5. Athens: Private Sightseeing Tour with Visit to Cape Sounio

    After getting picked up from your hotel, head to Panathinaiko Stadium, where the first Olympic Games took place in 1896. Later, visit the iconic Temple of Zeus. You will then admire the Athens Trilogy which includes the University of Athens, the Academy of Athens, and the National Library. Continue through the National Garden, Hadrian’s Arch, St. Paul’s Church, Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Schliemann’s House, Constitution Square, and the Russian Orthodox Church.  Later, continue with a stroll by Herodion and Dionysus Theater, where you will visit the Acropolis Museum. Here, admire several artifacts and sculptures which have been excavated from buildings such as the Temple of Nike and the Erechtheum. Break for lunch in the Plaka area before enjoying a drive along the "Athenian Riviera". Reach the popular site of Cape Sounio in the afternoon, where you will be able to wat...

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What people are saying about Sounion

It was a nice tour. The bus is very comfortable and you learn alot from the audio tour. Be aware it is a sunset tour so you'll arrive with only an hour and a half to do things. This is fine if you only want to have a drink and explore the temple. If you want to explore the beaches and towns you will need more time.

Cape Sounion Sunset tour makes everything works. Bus audio does not work properly on every seat but is so convenient to use to move safe all around athens.

Very good experience and our guide Anastasia was eccellent, very competent, kind and funny.

Amzing Spot and experience!! Unique views and sunset with such ancient ruins!

Great ride, an experience that will be remembered!