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Cape Sounion Shore Excursion

A 4 Hour Private Shore Excursion Visiting Cape Sounion

Shore Excursion Overview

A private excursion to the southern-most point of the Attica region, Cape Sounion, with our knowledgeable multilingual guides. Visit the impressive temple of Poseidon perched on the cliff and enjoy unique views to the Aegean Sea and Saronic Gulf.

Available in the morning and afternoon, for a beautiful sunset experience.

Duration: 4 hours

Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Italian


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The Shore Excursion Highlights

  • Drive through coastal Athens to Cape Sounion
  • Scenic views of the Saronic Gulf and Aegean Sea
  • Temple of Poseidon

The Shore Excursion Description

We leave the city centre of Athens for an escape to the 'Riviera of Attica'. Drive a long a scenic costal road with wonderful beaches and majestic view of the Saronic Gulf, as we pass from some of the most beautiful suburbs (Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza, Lagonissi and Anavissos) to the southern-most point of the entire peninsula, Cape Sounion.

The ancient Greek traveler writer and geographer Pausanias mentions Cape Sounion at the very beginning of his description of Greece as a 'sacred promontory of the Athenians'. Your guide will tell you the history and mythology of this unique location with great strategic and religious importance in ancient times.

You will visit the impressive Temple of Poseidon, built by the edge off the cliff, and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Aegean Sea. Available in the morning and afternoon, for a beautiful sunset experience.

The Shore Excursion Includes

  • Transportation by air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  • Professional licensed guide
  • Entrance fee for Temple of Poseidon
  • Roundtrip transfer to your ship
  • Local taxes and VAT

The Shore Excursion Excludes

  • Meal and drinks during the excursion
  • Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts (optional)