SOUNION – A popular afternoon tour

Cape Sounion

Words cannot describe a place that calms you down, and makes you enjoy the sunset like never before.

Between April and October this is a popular tour that departs daily from the heart of Athens at 15:00 – 19:00
Between November to March it is organized on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 00.30 min. earlier.

There is a pick up / drop off service from most central Athens hotels.

Short description

Enjoy a ride along the beautiful Saronic gulf coastline, in a guided tour to Cape Sounio and watch an amazing sunset at the Temple of Poseidon. Enjoy the drive over the sea and watch the reflections of the sun on the waters, and the beauty of the scenery!

Enjoy a beautiful drive along the Saronic Gulf coastal road, passing by beautiful sandy beaches, and countless coves. Crowning feature of the tour is Cape SOUNION, dominated by the spectacular Temple of POSSEIDON overlooking the Aegean Sea.

Arrive at Cape Sounio, and enter the archaeological site of the Temple of Poseidon for a detailed tour with your licensed guide. Your tour guide will talk about the area of Attica and about the source of wealth and power of Ancient Athens, the silver mines in Lavrio.

Before building a temple, the ancient Greeks had considered the energetic properties of the land. You admire the beautiful temple, the location, and the set up. Take pictures of the Temple of Poseidon and capture magnificent photos with the sky dyed in deep yellow, orange and red colors, creating the most beautiful canvas!

It’s a place that makes you reminisce the splendour of Ancient Greece! Walk around the temple, find a spot on a rock and renew your energy flows.


PRICE: 33.00 € per adult + applicable entrance fees.

ENTRANCE FEES: Juniors <19 and E.U. students, JANUARY - DECEMBER, are free of charge.
Students from other countries and E.U. seniors over 65, JANUARY – DECEMBER, pay 4.00 €
Everybody else, NOVEMBER – MARCH, pay 4.00 €, while, from APRIL – OCTOBER everybody else pays 8.00 € extra.

The tour services include:
– transportation on modern air-conditioned buses
– Pick up/drop off from or near your hotel, and
– the services of the professional tour guide.

The afternoon to Sounion can be a private tour. Return in Athens at +/- 21.30, after sunset:
Transportation of 1-4 passengers = 160.00 €. 5-8 passengers the extra cost is 10.00 € per person.
In this private arrangement entrance fees, snacks, and drinks are not included in the price.

In the footer, find the “4 steps 2 make and secure a booking” and if our offer suits your budget, please, start the communication.

The Sounion Temple is literally a battery charger. You will feel brand new for weeks after.

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