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There are better things to do
The place is nice, but the explanation in the way is poor and when you arrive itwas 15 minutes explanation and freetime to spend there and then, drive back.. so, it is ok, but too much time for too little seen and learned.
Abdias S. | Mexico
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Hi. It was a very, very good experience. Apart from the wonderful environment of nature, the excursion was very well organized, with cordial and well-disposed guide, all synchronized. Thank you
María R. | Argentina
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Magic
Great service, just in time they came to pick us up at our hotel. The comfortable transfer and with the observations of the guide. When I arrived at the temple of Poseidon I was amazed, a spectacular place that no tourist should miss
Beatriz O. | Mexico
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Poseidon Temple
A beautiful trip through the Coasts of Greece. With a very kind guide who told the story of Greece and its mythology. Arriving at Cape Sunion and the Temple of Poseidon and observing that panorama, the sea and the mountains, the temple and its history was a fascinating experience.
Silvia P. | Israel
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Very good experience
Antonio L. | Spain
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Relive the story
The normal excursion, the only inconvenience in English. The monument to visit was what I expected, but now I wanted to see the sunset, which was the highlight of the excursion.
Luis P. | Spain
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All excellent. The guide was lovely.
Monica M. | Costa Rica
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CAPE SOUNIO & TEMPLE OF POSEIDON TOUR

Half Day - 4 hours
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Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon with Athens Riviera

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Daily afternoon departures from April to October; or every Monday - Wednesday - Friday & Saturday from November to March.

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What is included in this excursion

  • Pick-up and drop off.
  • Official English, Italian, and French-speaking guides.
  • Transport by luxury A/C bus
  • Entrance fee to the Temple of Poseidon

What is not included in this excursion + Optional Supplements

  • 10% discount for groups of more than 10 travelers
  • Winter - November 01st to March 31st (app. Dep. 14:30 - Ret. 18:30)
  • Summer - April 01st to October 31st (app. Dep. 15.00 - Ret. 19.00)

Hotel Pickup

The tour includes pick-up and drop off from/to the majority of the hotels in Athens city center. Upon reservation, we will advise you about the pick up time from your hotel or the closest pickup point.

Approximate duration and dates

This is a 4-hour tour with departure at approximately 3:00 pm and return at 7:00 pm. Daily afternoon departures from April to October; or every Monday - Wednesday - Friday & Saturday from November to March.

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Reservations can only be paid by credit card (Visa, Mastercard) via our website.

Cancellations

Full refund for cancellations at least 48 hours in advance. For cancellations or modifications later than 48 hours prior to departure, 100% of the total cost will be applied as cancellation fees.

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Once the reservation is made you will receive an email with your reservation number or receipt. Vouchers are not essential for this tour.

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Excursion Itinerary: Cape Sounio & Temple Of Poseidon Tour

CAPE SOUNION & THE TEMPLE OF POSEIDON
CAPE SOUNION & THE TEMPLE OF POSEIDON

Cape Sounion is located in the southernmost tip of the Attica peninsula. On the rock that dominates the Cape, Athenians used to worship the God of the seas, Poseidon and Athena, the patron of Athens.

Due to its strategic location Sounion was a natural observation point for sea faring vessels. According to legend, King Aegeus and his son Theseus agreed that, if Theseus killed the Minotaur, he would hoist white sails on his ship. However, Theseus, on his way back from Crete and overjoyed at his feat, completely forgot about this. When Aegeus spotted the black sails in the open sea, believing that his son had perished, he fell to his death from the edge of the rock.

During our 65km drive to Cape Sounion you will be thrilled by the natural beauty of the Athenian shoreline. On arrival at Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon, our guide will bring to life the resplendent history and mythology of this area.

After our visit to the Temple of Poseidon we will have some free time to take in the beauty of the Cape and maybe watch the stunning sunset over the Aegean sea.  We will return to Athens with the best memories from all we have experienced and learned during this amazing trip.

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