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Sounion – Temple of Poseidon

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Sounion – Temple of Poseidon

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4h 30m

Description

Take an unforgettable trip to Cape Sounion, an ancient temple built on top of a towering sea cliff. Climb up to the Temple of Poseidon for panoramic views of the Aegean and explore the ruins of this structure dedicated to the Greek god of the sea. This incredible tour takes you along south Attica’s scenic coastal roads to reach the ancient Temple of Poseidon. The views of the Aegean Sea from this temple dedicated to the Greek god of the sea are breathtaking.

We will wait for you at your hotel lobby, to pick you up.

During our tour we will visit:

  • Drive by Glyfada
Glyfada is a suburb in South Athens located in the Athens Riviera along the Athens coast. It is situated in the southern parts of the Athens’ Urban Area and it is one of the most desirable areas of Greece, with a perfect combination of sea, shopping and night life.
 
  • Drive by Voula

A tranquil, serene suburb of Athens, Voula is an unforgettable vacation destination in a gorgeous setting that is close to the city’s main attractions. Luxuriate on crystalline beaches with views of the Peloponnese and Mount Hymettus, and let Athens International Airport deliver you from a mere 25 minutes away.

  • Drive by Vouliagmeni Lake

Lake Vouliagmeni is a small brackish-water lake, surrounded by tall cypress trees, located in the heart of Attica. It is fed by underground currents seeping through the mass of Mount Hymettus which is located to the south of Vouliagmeni. The water here was used for bathing as early as the 2nd century BC and today it is still a popular destination for relaxation and recreation .

  • Drive by Varkiza

Varkiza has a popular beach and an amazing stretch of coastline in the south east corner of Athens. Truly idyllic, it has tennis courts, parkland and fields, restaurants, taverns and complexes as well as other amenities.

  • Cape Sounion

Located on the southernmost tip of the Attic peninsula, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of the town of Lavrio and 70 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of Athens, Cape Sounion is an outstanding natural site. It is a place where you can experience the majesty, power and beauty of Greece’s unique landscape – mountains, forests, valleys and seas. The ancient temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion stands 60 metres tall vertically above the Aegean Sea, with its majestic lines reflected in the waters below.

  • Temple of Poseidon

Temple of Poseidon Sounion was erected in the honor of Poseidon, the “god of the sea” by the ancient Athenians. The Temple of Poseidon at Sounion is a must-see for those interested in Greek history and civilization, as well as its people. Being one of Greece’s most important temples during that time period due to its location along their country’s sea trade route, it is certainly worth visiting and seeing the stunning views from its location.

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  • Booking must be placed at least 24 hours before pick up time