The temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion.

SOUNION TOUR

Duration: 5-6 hours

TOUR ITINERARY

  • Starting Point

    We will pick you up from the port, airport or your hotel and start our tour.

  • Floating Naval Museum

  • Lake Vouliagmeni

  • Athens Riviera

  • Cape Sounion

  • Temple of Poseidon

  • End of Tour

    We will return you to the pick up point or prearranged destination.

Important information about your private tour

INCLUDED

  • Tolls
  • Gas
  • Parking Fees
  • Luxury Vehicle
  • Licensed Tour Driver**

EXCLUDED

  • Entrance Fees
  • Food & Drinks
  • Licensed Tour Guide**
Disclaimer:
**Please note that all our licensed tour drivers are fully knowledgeable of the history of each monument in your tour's itinerary. However, by law licensed tour drivers are forbidden to enter any archaeological site and conduct tours. Only licensed tour guides are allowed to conduct guided tours on the archaeological site itself. Upon your request, a licensed tour guide can be booked for you at the archaeological site of your choice at an extra cost.
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TOUR DESCRIPTION

With this tour you get to see the beautiful Athenian coastline. We travel through many little villages one of which is the town of Vouliagmeni where we stop to see the the lake of Vouliagmeni. Then we travel down to the village of Fokea where we stop for lunch at a local tavern by the sea side. After lunch we go to the temple of Poseidon in Sounion. The temple was built on top of a hill in 444BC by Pericles and was dedicated to the Greek god of the sea Poseidon. Today the temple constitutes of 16 Doric columns. In the early 1800's the romantic poet Lord Byron carved his name on one of the columns. After that we will return to the city or your destination.