Travelling south from Athens, Sounion is located at the southern end of the Apollo coast, right on the tip of the Cape. Taking approximately 1,5hrs to reach Cape Sounion, this tour can give you the chance to walk through the ancient ruins of the Temple of Poseidon with the immense blue of the Aegean Sea as a background, in a short distance from the city center of Athens.
And if you are looking for one of the best places in Greece to enjoy the sunset, Cape Sounio is the place where you can enjoy the summer breeze and capture some of the greatest pictures anyone could ever imagine.
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Stop At: Lake Vouliagmeni, Ethniki Odos Athinon Souniou, Vouliagmeni 166 71 Greece
Immediately to the south of town and very close to the sea, a rare geological formation is to be found that gave the suburb its modern name: Lake Vouliagmeni ("Sunken Lake"), a small brackish-water lake fed by underground currents seeping through the mass of Mount Hymettus. Because of its constant and comfortable water temperature at about 24ºCelsius the lake functions as a year-round spa.
Duration: 5 minutes
Stop At: Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounio, Sounio 195 00 Greece
Depart from Athens and visit Cape Sounion which is an enchanting place to visit, located only about an hour and a half outside the city, offering to the visitors and travellers some of the most stunning views of the Attic landscape: The most expressive example of coexistence between beauty of Nature and the beauty of Art and Architecture.
Surmounted on a gorge almost 72 meters above the sea level stands the magnificent temple of Poseidon chanted through the centuries by numerous scholars and authors. The place that Aegeas , the legendary king of Athens leapt from into the water and gave his name to the Aegean Sea.
Duration: 1 hour
Commences in:Spata, Greece
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