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

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Athens, Greece
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icon4 to 5 hours  (Approx.)
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Overview

Visit one of Greece’s most picturesque coastal viewpoints on a half-day small-group tour from Athens to Cape Sounion. Travel by minivan along south Attica’s scenic shoreline roads to reach the ancient Temple of Poseidon, built atop a towering sea cliff with fantastic views of the Aegean. Explore the ruins of this temple dedicated to the Greek god of the sea, and opt for an afternoon tour to catch a famously beautiful sunset.
  • Explore the ancient Temple of Poseidon on a tour from Athens
  • Round-trip transfers from your Athens hotel included
  • Admire the views of the Aegean Sea and learn about ancient Greece
  • A small group ensures a personalized experience
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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How can I let you know where to pick me up?
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We offer pick ups from most hotels. Let us know where you are staying in the 'Special Requirements' box in the Traveler Details section during checkout. Or you can let us know after booking by visiting 'Manage my Booking' and emailing us there.
Jul 2019

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Great tour and beautiful sights!
Alvina l
, Dec 2019
Our guide was so friendly and showed us interesting stops along the way. At the temple, he let us take as long as we wanted! The sights were beautiful and the temple, gorgeous!
star-5
Amazing place
2joanne
, Nov 2019
This excursion is very well worth it. We were picked up at our hotel in a small van with 4 others. The driver, Pannos was informative about all things Greece :) The views are breathtaking and beautiful! Once at the Temple of Poseidon, even though it was a cloudy day and we didn't see a colorful sunset, it was just as beautiful!
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Place good, guide not good
downhomers
, Nov 2019
Great place to visit but our guide just left us to our own to wander and did not explain much during tour or drive to and from the place. Other tours were there and we noticed their guide went with them and explained the area the entire time.
star-4
Great tour!
SarahT3664
, Nov 2019
Great tour guide who was happy to answer questions and tell us about the history! The site was beautiful as well! The itinerary said we would be stopping at a beach and would have the opportunity to have food/drinks if we wished but that did not happen on our tour so I was pretty hungry by the time I returned
star-5
Beautiful
Jason W
, Oct 2019
Peaceful, gorgeous outing. Long ride out there, but worth it. Couldn't take enough pictures of how picturesque it was
star-5
Amazing experience, fabulous guide!!
Desertladypat
, Oct 2019
Panos was the perfect guide -reaching out to determine everyone’s needs, and taking care of it! He explained things well, stopped for a few extra hidden gems along the way, got photos of everyone with their own cameras. Just terrific!! Thank you!!!
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Disappointment
d0mluv87
, Oct 2019
I contacted this tour the day before as the forecast called for rain. Since this was a sunset tour and the temple was outdoors, I didn't want to spend 5 hours on a van for nothing when our time in Athens was already limited to one day. I was assured the weather would be favorable. I thought maybe they had access to different weather report than I? They told me they would not cancel the tour. It poured rain the entire time. Not just a drizzle that you could make the best of, but hard wind blown sideways rain that would have you soaked. We took one picture of the temple from a distance and then turned around back for Athens. I understand the weather was not their fault but I wish they would have let me cancel so we could have spent our time doing something else. It was a waste of money and our time in Athens.
star-5
This was wodnerful and the most scenic route.
kathymg2016
, Oct 2019
Ponso is an incredible host and you will feel like a VIP. The beautiful sunset and he stopped in just the right spots at the right time for us. The restaurant he choice was delicious too.
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Great trip
Castor2641
, Oct 2019
This tour was an incredible experience made even more pleasant by our friendly and accommodating host/driver Panos. After making our way through traffic we were wowed by the picturesque view of the coastline all the way to our destination. Prior to our final stop at the Temple of Poseidon we stopped at a small beach below the temple where you can opt to swim if time permits. But the real bang for your buck comes with seeing the lovely sunset once at the temple. At the end of the tour our driver Panos offered to take us to a restaurant on our way to Athens which turned out to be real nice thanks to the company. All in all the tour ended up being great even if almost ruined by some tourists on our bus who were not only rude but tried to make a control the outcome because they did not want to go to dinner. Thanks to Panos ability to accommodate his guest and his professionalism it did not dampen the mood. Thanks for a great time Panos.
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Must do!
greecean13
, Oct 2019
This tour was magnificent! Our tour guide Panos treated us like VIP’s and made sure we got the best photos along the way, Highly recommend!

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