Cape Sounio


StartingfromAthensheadingtowardsthe coastalstreet viewing the Saronic Gulf.

Cape Sounion is a promontory located 69 kilometres (43 mi) south-southeast of Athens, at the southernmost tip of the Attica peninsula in Greece. Cape Sounion is noted as the site of ruins of an ancient Greek temple of Poseidon, the god of the sea in classical mythology. The remains are perched on the headland, surrounded on three sides by the sea. The ruins bear the deeply engraved name of English Romantic poet Lord Byron (1788–1823).
The site is a popular day-excursion for tourists from Athens, with the sunset over the Aegean Sea, as viewed from the ruins, a sought-after sight. (SourceWiki)

Before you arrive at Cape Sounion, you will have the opportunity to meet some of the most beautiful suburbs of Athens, such as Glyfada, Voula, Vouliagmeni and Varkiza. Visit the peninsula of Sounio in the Temple of Athena and see the romantic sunset, with the unique colors in the sky, from the Temple of Poseidon. You have the possibility to stop for swimming. There is also the possibility to enjoy sea food in a traditional Greek tavern.

Why to choose this trip?

This trip is an excellent choice for those who want to explore places near Athens with beautiful places, romantic sunsets in one of the most historic parts of Greece.

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Due to the specific nature of the terrain it is advisable to be equipped with low and comfortable shoes. Photographing is allowed throughout the tour.
Also it is good to be equipped with a light jacket even during the summer months.


Indicative programme: (It can be configured in accordance with your own preferences).

09:00: Departure from Athens from your hotel.

09.30: Arrivalin Vouliagmeni Lake (a half-hourstop for coffee)

10.30: Arrival at Cape Sounion (one hour tour)

13.00:  Back to Athens at your hotel.

Note thatphotograps are permittedthroughoutthe tour.We recommend that you wearcomfortable clothesandshoes. You must be equiped with sunglasses (during summer months).

Booking - Prices:

Prices vary according to the number of people involved and the car used. Indicative for three to four people with Mercedes A/C sedan car/taxi the price starts from 160 €.

Important information:

* When driving inside the vehicle, the guides provide comments only when it is safe. Your safety is our first priority.
* Greece has strict laws and regulations concerning tours to archaeological sites. For this reason, our guides can offer comments about sites only in the vehicle and always outside of archaeological sites.
* Only licensed guides can accompany you or guide you to the sites you visit. If you want to have a personal tour guide please include it with your request and we can hire one.
* Drivers will leave you as close as is permitted in the places of visit and according to the laws of movement of Greece. We will be waiting for you at the same point for departure.
* Prices include all taxes, fuel, insurance and parking fees. Does not include tickets to archaeological sites and museums as well as food expenses and gratuities.

Payment methods:

The payment for the trip is made in euros at the end of your trip. You can also pre-pay via PayPal or credit card (Visa-Mastercard-American Express). Just let us know via e-mail if you want payment in advance.

More information

All private tours can be fully configured. Contact us to design the tour especially for your own requirements

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