Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Small-Group Tour from Athens

Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Small-Group Tour from Athens

Experience the beauty of Greece with our Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon tour, available in both morning and sunset options. Each tour offers a unique way to see this stunning area, complete with picturesque photo stops like the picturesque Vouliagmeni Lake.

The drive itself is a treat, showcasing the sparkling Saronic Gulf and charming suburbs of Athens. The main attraction, the Temple of Poseidon, sits majestically on the cliffs of Cape Sounion, where history and myth come alive.

As the sun dips below the horizon, the sky and sea are painted with vibrant colors, creating a magical backdrop for the ancient temple. It's a breathtaking sight and perfect for memorable photos.

From May to October, both tours include a beach stop for a refreshing swim and a leisurely seaside lunch.

Ideal for history buffs, nature lovers, or anyone looking for a unique day out, this tour is a wonderful way to explore the Greek coastline and its ancient wonders.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Athens, Athens, Attica

This half day small-group tour begins by picking you up from your hotel or apartment. If your hotel/apartment is not accessable ( e.g pedestrian area), we will apoint a nearby location for picking you up.

Pass By: Glyfada Beach, 18 Diadochou Pavlou Paralia Glyfadas tram station, Glyfada 166 75 Greece

You will drive along coastal roads passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs (Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza) and watching some amazing views of the Saronic Gulf as well as modern south suburbs of Athens .

Stop At: Lake Vouliagmeni, Vouliagmeni 166 71 Greece

A short stop for amazing photos at one of Athens most photographed location. Vouliagmeni lake is the result of a volcanic eraption which lies bellow sea level. A lake by the sea , certainly one of a kind!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Sounio Beach, 68 Klm Athens-Sounio Ave. Under the Ancient Temple of Poseidon, Sounio 19500 Greece

After a 50 minute drive along the coastal road and driving through idyllic beaches and small villages, you will have your first stop at a nearby beach. Relax by the deep blue waters of the Aegean sea and enjoy refreshments, a beer or a light meal. Swimming is available at the beach as well, just remember to bring your swimsuits.
Please notice that beach stop is available the period between May 1 - October 31

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounio, Sounio 195 00 Greece

Last stop will be at the location of a temple dedicated to the god of the sea, Poseidon. The host driver guide will provide you background information about the 5th century B.C. temle. Free time to watch the famous sunset if you choose to go for the sunset tour.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Athens, Athens, Attica

Just after sunset we will drive back to Athens. The tour finishes by dropping you off at your hotel or apartment.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Bring your swimwear and beach towels in case you wish to swim during our beach stop (May to October)"
"Departure time is adjusted to the sunset time of each period (Sunset tour option)"
"We allow 19 travelers per Product. Since Viator allows only 15 persons per booking, If there are groups of 16, 17, 18 or 19 persons , you can book seperately but still be in one group on the same minibus. Just put this as a remark in your booking."
"Post Covid 19 Policy: Vehicles will be sanitized before every pick up. Hand sanitizing done before departure and after every major stop. Fresh trash bag will be place in every vehicle and waste will be destroyed at the end of the tours."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duración: 4 To 5 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up and drop off is included from hotels and apartments within the range of central Athens area.

Your location details are required during the booking process (hotel name or apartment full address)

If your hotel/apartment is not accessible by the type of vehicles we use (e.g street narrowness, pedestrian area) we will appoint the closest available meeting point for picking you up.

In case that your location details has not been provided 48 hours prior to departure we will assign a centrally located meeting point of our choice for picking you up.

You will receive an email from us with the exact pick up location and time 24 hours prior departure.

No changes can be made to the pickup plan once it has been allocated and finalized.

Please notice that pick up commerce starts 40-50 minutes prior departure.

Departure time is adjusted to the Sunset time of each period (Sunset tour option)

We dont provide pickups from ports/airports besides the Private tour option

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Local taxes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tour escort/host
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

No Incluye

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees to the Temple of Poseidon (5 euros Nov-March / 10 euros April-October)per person)


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