Cape Sounion Tours

Cape Sounion is noted as the site of the ancient Greek temple of Poseidon, the god of the sea in classical mythology. The remains are perched on the headland, surrounded on three sides by the sea.The columns of the Temple of Poseidon, framing the blue sea backdrop since 44 BC. One of the temple’s remaining Doric columns is inscribed by none other than Lord Byron, who visited the temple in the early 19th century.


The ancient Greeks certainly knew how to choose a temple location, as Cape Sounion is a remarkable site. The Temple of Poseidon is perched on a rocky hilltop overlooking the sea, a gleaming white beacon for ancient (as well as modern) travelers along this dangerous stretch of coast. Apart from a world-renowned archaeological site, Sounion is an upscale summer home location for Athenians. Construction flourished between the 1960s and 1970s, with massive yet minimal villas and condos erected.  The view across the Aegean is magnificent, extending all the way to Kea and the Peloponnese on a clear day.


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Athens Super Saver: Blue Combo Package

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Cape Sounion Tours - Athens Super Saver: Blue Combo Package

Visit the breathtaking Acropolis, the spectacular new Acropolis museum and see the highlights of Athens in a half day morning tour. Visit the famous temple…

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Helicopter Tour of Athens

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The most breathtaking way to enjoy a panoramic sightseeing of Athens! Embark on an amazing trip by helicopter far beyond your imagination and admire the…

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Cape Sounion Tours - Athens Super Saver: Blue Combo Package

Visit the breathtaking Acropolis, the spectacular new Acropolis museum and see the highlights of Athens in a half day morning tour. Visit the famous temple…

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Athens One Day Tour

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Cape Sounion Tours - Athens One Day Tour

From the Acropolis to Omonia Square, you'll see with this full day trip all the famous sites of ancient and modern Athens. Offering a perfect…

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The most breathtaking way to enjoy a panoramic sightseeing of Athens! Embark on an amazing trip by helicopter far beyond your imagination and admire the…

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RIB Tour: Sunset Cape Sounion

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They say that falling in love is easy at sunset. Let’s get on board for a lifetime experience. Sit comfortable in our ultramodern rib and…

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