Private Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon Tour

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From 330€
4 -5 hrs
All year
(max) 7

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Join our private cape sounion half day tour and explore the Southernmost point of Attica, Cape Sounion. Meet with your professional English speaking Tour leader in your hotel and drive along the coastal road of Athens heading towards Sounion area. Stop at Vouliagmeni area and marvel at the picturesque landscape of the Athens Riviera. Discover the Sounion National Park and enjoy your stroll around the "Incuse Chaos" crater. Arrive at Cape Sounion and marvel at the Temple of Poseidon and the breathtaking view at the Aegean Sea. Explore the archaeological site and take amazing photos with a scenical background.

Tour Information

Departure Location
Athens City Center Accommodation
Return Location
Athens City Center Accommodation
Tour Language
This tour is offered only in English
Tour Start Time
Upon request
Price includes
  • Air-conditioned Coach
  • English speaking Tour Leader/Driver
  • Hotel Pick Up - Drop Off
  • Vat and all legal taxes
Price does not include
  • Anything that is not specified in the program as included
  • Entrance Fees to archaeological sites
  • Gratuities
  • Licensed Tour Guide at the archaeological sites
  • Meals and Drinks
  • Whispers

Private Cape Sounion Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy the scenic drive along the coastal road of Athens.
  • Stop at Vouliagmeni area and admire the picturesque landscape by the sea.
  • Discover the Sounion National Park and the unique geological formation of “Incuse Chaos”.
  • Explore the magnificent Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion.
  • Experience the breathtaking view at the Aegean Sea.
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  • Private Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon Sunset Tour
Private Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon Sunset Tour

Meet with our Tour Leader at your requested time in your hotel and depart immediately for Cape Sounion with our air-conditioned Minivan. Drive along Attica’s scenic coastal road, which offers a great view of the Saronic Gulf. Pass by some of the most beautiful suburbs of Athens, such as Glyfada, Vouliagmeni and Varkiza and admire the idyllic beaches and the small islands offshore.

Continue your journey driving through the National Park of Sounion. The park was established in 1974 with a core area of 750 hectares. The whole area is filled with small vineyards, olive tree gardens, and many different types of trees and plants. Stop and explore the “Incuse Chaos“, a unique geological phenomenon in the middle of the park, which was formed by the collapse of some of the ancient quarries that existed in the area. 

Explore Cape Sounion and most specifically the Temple of Poseidon built in the late 5th century BC. Our highly experienced and professional tour leader will make sure that you will not miss a single thing and enjoy yourselves throughout the tour. Find yourself immersed by the Mythical tales of Theseus, Ariadne and Minotaur and explore the Temple of Poseidon, God of the Sea, whilst enjoying a breathtaking panoramic view of the Aegean Sea. Be astonished by one of the most spectacular sunsets you will ever see, as you are watching the sun dipping into the Aegean Sea. 

More about this tour

Private Cape Sounion Tour. Cape Sounion is the promontory at the southernmost tip of the Attic peninsula, 8 kilometres south of the town of Lavrio (ancient Thoricus), and 69.5 km southeast of Athens. It is part of Lavreotiki municipality in East Attica, Greece. According to the legend,

Cape Sounion is the spot where Aegeus, king of Athens, leapt to his death off the cliff, thus giving his name to the Aegean Sea. Cape Sounion is noted for the Temple of Poseidon, one of the major monuments of the Golden Age of Athens. Its remains are perched on the headland, surrounded on three sides by the Aegean sea.


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    Private Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon Tour

    From 330€ per person
    4 -5 hrs
    (max) 7

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