Cape Sounion Temple of Poseidon – Tour from Athens
DURATION 4 HOURS – AFTERNOON TOUR
A half day afternoon trip from Athens full of images. Begin your Sounio tour with a wonderful drive along the scenic coastal road which affords a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf, passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs (Glyfada,Vouliagmeni, Varkiza). As you approach Cape Sounion, it rises like a sheer cliff out of the sea. At Cape Sounio where you will visit the 5th century B.C. Temple of Poseidon with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world(on a clear day you can see at least seven islands).The precipice is a sheer 197 foot drop to the sea. Land masses to the west stand out in sharp profile: the island of Aegina backed by the mountains of the Peloponnese. The beauty of the surviving Doric columns has inspired many poets, including Lord Byron who carved his name on one of the columns.
Beautiful views of Saronic Gulf and its islands, passing by some of the most expensive and highly rated areas of Athens Vouliagmeni area and by Hellinikon Olympic complex Guided tour of Poseidon temple
Athens, Paleo Faliro, Glyfada, Voula, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza, Poseidon Avenue, Lavrio, Saronida, Lagonisi, Sounio.
Athens Tour Highlights: Athens, Paleo Faliro, Glyfada, Voula, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza, Beach, Poseidon Avenue, Lavrio, Saronida, Lagonisi, Sounio
This tour includes:
- Transportation by air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
- Professional English-speaking guide
- Free pick up service from Athens Hotels
Bookings: Athens Psiri Hotel 32 Sofokleous street 10552 Athens Tel. (+30) 2105234329