Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon tour

Highlights:  “The Athenian Riviera”, Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion

Outline: Take a scenic drive along the coastal road known as "the Riviera of Attica". Upon arrival you will be immediately captivated by the imposing Temple of Poseidon. Standing some 200 feet above the sea at the edge of a cliff, this 5th-century monument honors Poseidon, the Greek god of the sea. Cape Sounion is one of the most breathtaking and deeply moving sights in the country and this tour is most enchanting at sunset as Cape Sounion offers one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world!

Duration: 4 hours (from Athens city centre)

Included: Private A/C vehicle & driver, Licensed English-speaking guide, Entrance fees to the indicated sites, Taxes

Activity level: MODERATE, can be customized for those with walking difficulties

Tips: Wear flat, comfortable walking shoes. Carry a bottle of water and wear plenty of sunscreen and a hat, especially in the summer.