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The Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounio is the most popular destination and is one of the most
significant landmarks after the Acropolis hill and the Temple of Parthenon.
Let us take you on a ride at the Athens Riviera via the most beautiful and wealthiest south
suburbs on our way to Cape Sounio.
Our tour will start from your hotel or any other
gathering point that you prefer.
Our English speaking driver will take you on a road trip that you will pass through famous
locations like Palaio Faliro, Glyfada, Voula, Voyliagmeni, Varkiza, Anavyssos, Palaia Fokaia
with final destination the southest point of Attika and the outstanding Cape Sounio.
It is a 67 kilometers distance with picturesque coastal towns, sandy beaches, sea food taverns
and a view of the Aegean sea that will take your breath away.
On our way we will stop at Vouliagmeni Lake in order to enjoy the magnificent geological
phenomenon and to take some pictures. Vouliagmeni Lake was created after an earthquake
that made the roof to collapse and to reveal a labyrinth of underwater tunnels and natural
Then we will continue our excursion to Cape Sounio. Our driver will recommend you places
where you can take some pictures or places where you can take a moment to relax. When
we will arrive at Cape Sounio you will see one of the most beautiful and breathtaking
panoramic views ever.
At a height of almost 60 meters it’s hard to imagine a more perfect setting for an ancient
temple, in particular one dedicated to the “God of the Sea”. The unique Temple of Poseidon
is an important monument of the GOLDEN AGE of Athens and holds significant historical and
mythological value for the Athenians.
The temple was constructed in 444 -440 BC from the Athenian statesman Pericles. A sacred
place that the Athenians worship Poseidon (God of sea). There you will have time to walk
around and explore the temple and also have a coffee/lunch at the local cafe-restaurant.
The tour can also be done in the afternoon for you to witness the magical sunset from the