Cape Sounio & Temple of Poseidon

€859/private tour
Photo Friendly 5 Hours 6+ People

Discover the majestic Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, one of the most important monuments of Attica, erected at a strategic point overseeing the Aegean sea, known by Ancient Greeks as the “Sacred Cape". Enjoy the breathtaking trip on the scenic coastal road from Athens that features great beaches, local charm and unique landmarks such as lake Vouliagmeni. Enjoy local delicacies and capture breathtaking photos.

Tour Details
Our van will be ready to pick you up outside your accomodation, 15 minutes prior to the departure time of the tour.  Our driver will take you through some of the most vibrant suburbs of Athens (Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Voula) and make a stop at lake Vouliagmeni, where you will have the chance to rest and enjoy a quick snack and beverages, and capture magnificent photos of the lake. We will resume our trip to Cape Sounio via the famous coastal road that features several points with excellent view of the Aegean Sea. At the end of the coastal road, lies the Temple of Poseidon within a fort that protects the coast of Attica.  The temple, dedicated to Poseidon the Olympian God of the sea, was erected in the 5th century BC and is made entirely of white marble. The location offers one of the most beautiful views in the world. On a sunny summer day, you can see several islands such as Kea, Kythnos and Serifos at the southeast, and Aegina and the Peloponnese at the west. During your visit our guide will provide you with all the necessary information concerning the history and importance of the Temple. After our visit of the Temple we will head back to the coastal road where we will stop to rest and taste local snacks and beverages. Finally, we will head back to Athens. Our van will take you outside your accomodation. At the end of the tour our guide will provide you a Parthenon Tours souvenir.
  • Experienced local guides
  • Discover the secrets of the Temple of Poseidon
  • Admire the picturesque coastal road and capture magnificent photos
  • Get to know lake Vouliagmeni 
  • Taste traditional Greek specialities and fresh fruits
  • Experience Greek hospitality
Practical Info
  • Included:  experienced local guide, hotel pick-up and drop off service
  • Not Included: entrance fees, gratuities
  • Not allowed: pets, smoking (inside the van)
  • What to bring: ID or passport, voucher (printed or e-ticket), comfortable shoes, sunglasses and hat, sunscreen
  • pick-up service is provided from your hotel and Airbnb that takes 15 min prior ot the departure time of the tour
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 10-15 minutes prior to the departure time
  • Languages: English
  • Snacks and beverages provided
  • Surprise quality gift
  • COVID -19 measures apply*

Trip Itinerary

9:00 AM -Your accomodation

Meet with your guide

10:00 AM – Lake Vouliagmeni

Stop at lake Vouliagmeni

11:00 AM – Sounio

Admire the temple of Poseidon and capture magnificent photos of the Aegean

12:30 PM –Snack and Beverages

Rest at a scenic point and enjoy local snacks, fresh fruits and beverages

14:00 PM – Your accomodation

Farewell and souvenir

Pricing Chart

5:00h Private Tour
up to 6 people
  • Licenced Guide
  • Hotel Pick-up service
  • Personalised Experience
  • Skip the Line
  • Fruits, Snacks and Beverages
  • Luxury Gift
In Parthenon Tours your safety is our priority during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.  
  • Our guides are fully vaccinated and are regularly tested for Covid-19.
  • Our guides wear safety masks at all times and follow all the necessary sanitary protocols and precautions.
  • Your transport is professionally sanitized before your trip.
  • We require that you wear a protective mask in mandatory venues and crowded places, and that you keep the required distance from your fellow travelers so that everyone can safely enjoy the tour experience.
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“ This was a good tour to see some of the coastline south of Athens and to spend some time at Sounion. The van was very comfortable and the guide was quite knowledgeable and was willing to answer any questions the group had. ”
David Gagnon
“We took this tour during our short stay in Athens with our cruise ship. Perfect for someone that want to see something different than the Acropolis. The temple of poseidon and the views during our drive were AMAZING!!!”
Elena Dumitrescu


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