We visit Cape Sounion as travelers, not as tourists. We get as excited as you, we love traveling, history & photography. We love what we do:) Schedule is flexible, but most importantly our drivers are seasoned travelers and are dedicated to helping you live the tour of your life, that is suited to your needs and lifestyle, allowing all passengers to enjoy the scenic drive, stopping wherever you desire, visit places as Vouliagmeni lake, take photos have a break. Finally you will visit Poseidon Temple and have the time to take photos from all different angles. Please see our photos.
Ancient Greeks believed that Sounion was the house of Poseidon, the God of the Sea. Today the Greeks still come and pay homepage to the divine nature of the Cape (Akrotirion) words cannot describe it .
You also have the flexibility to explore each attraction independently or add a licensed archaeologist guide (at an additional coast).
Cape Sounion tour starts from Athens ( your Hotel/ Apartment or Piraeus Port) for a wonderful drive along the scenic coastal road which affords a splendid view of the Aegean sea. Passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs as Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza. In the heart of the Athenian Riviera, is the hidden treasure of Atticas nature. Lake Vouliagmeni situated on an idyllic landscape, this rare geological phenomenon is waiting to be discovered. We will stop at the picturesque lake of Vouliagmeni.
The lakes brackish waters ( temperature is 24 C all year around) which are continuously replenished both by the sea and the underground thermal springs offer a natural and unique thermal spa experience. A family friendly Thermal Spa.
We will continue drive on a scenic coastal road all the way to Cape Sounion. There 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). Poseidon Temple with Doric columns of local marble have 16 fluting's instead of the usual 34. The precipice is a sheer 197 meters drop to the sea. Close by are also the remains of Athena Souniada.
Today the Greeks still come and pay homage to the divine nature of the Cape. As famous Travelers in past, like Lord Byron visit the Temple and put their signature on the marble columns... The magnificent scenery, words cannot describe it. You have to see it ... and don't miss one of the most breathtaking panoramic sunset views in the world while having a drink or a variety of sea food, somewhere by the sea
Tour is flexible and Sunset tour starts about 3 hours before Sunset time
Duration:5 to 6 hours
Commences in:Athens, Greece
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