Guided tour

Athens: Sunset Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon 4-Hour Tour

4.7 / 5

15 reviews

Activity provider: TAG Athens

Athens: Sunset Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon 4-Hour Tour

Activity provider: TAG Athens

From US$ 51.57 per person

Immerse yourself in the endless beauty of Cape Sounion during the golden hour. Enter the Temple of Poseidon, discover the secrets of the Athens Riviera, and marvel at a breathtaking sunset!

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Relax as your driven along the scenic coastal road of Athens
  • Marvel at a breathtaking view of the Athens Riviera
  • Enjoy a guided tour in the Temple of Poseidon
  • Take in the scenic beauty of Cape Sounion and the Aegan Sea
  • Enjoy the breathtaking sunset from Cape Sounion
Full description

Head to Cape Sounion and ride along the Athens coastal road with stunning views of the Saronic Gulf. Arrive at the Temple of Poseidon and hear mythical tales before watching the panoramic view over the Aegean Sea.

Meet with your tour guide and depart immediately for Cape Sounion with your air-conditioned coach. Drive along Attica’s scenic coastal road and pass through some of the most beautiful suburbs of Athens, such as Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza.

Discover Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon built in the late 5th century BC. Find yourself immersed in the mythical tales of Theseus, Ariadne, and Minotaur and explore the temple dedicated to the God of the Sea.

Enjoy a breathtaking panoramic sunset view of the Aegean Sea before heading back to Athens. Take amazing photos during the golden hour.

  • Air- conditioned vehicle
  • Licensed tour guide fee
  • Vat and local taxes
  • Whispers- headsets
  • Hotel Pick up/Drop off
  • Entrance fee to the archaeological site (10€/5€ per person)
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  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Entrance Fees for the archaeological sites are not included in the price.
  • The tour will take place rain or shine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 15 reviews

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I do not regret this excursion, road to the temple of Poseidon along all the beaches with the explanations of our driver. Stop at the small lake then sublime sunset at the temple. We were able to take some great photos. Excursion very well organized and without bad surprises I recommend

September 13, 2022

Professionalism and Kindness are the watchwords that describe this unique experience: the Acropolis of Cape Sounion with its imposing temple of Poseidon is breathtaking. We felt at one with nature and let ourselves be inspired by the magnificent vibrations that only that place can give you. I also underline the skill of our guide Helena who with a slow and fluid English allowed us to capture every curiosity on the spot! Interesting and highly recommended.

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July 8, 2022

Although I could see little of the sunset because there were clouds. The Guide made the tour very nice, she had a lot of knowledge and made it entertaining.

August 16, 2022

Product ID: 410111