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Cape Sounio half-day afternoon tour

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A half day afternoon trip from Athens full of images. Begin your Sounio tour with a wonderful drive  along the scenic coastal road which affords a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf, passing through some of Athens most beautiful suburbs (Glyfada,Vouliagmeni, Varkiza). As you approach Cape Sounion, it rises like a sheer cliff out of the sea. At  Cape Sounio where you will visit the 5th century B.C. Temple of Poseidon with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world(on a clear day you can see at least seven islands).The precipice is a sheer 197 foot drop to the sea.

Land masses to the west stand out in sharp profile: the island of Aegina backed by the mountains of the Peloponnese. The beauty of the surviving Doric columns has inspired many poets, including Lord Byron who carved his name on one of the columns.


  • Beautiful views of Saronic Gulf and its islands
  • Pass by some of the most expensive and highly rated areas of Athens
  • Vouliagmeni area
  • Passing by Hellinikon Olympic complex
  • Guided tour of Poseidon temple

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Cape Sounio half-day afternoon tour

Dates: to | per adult

  • Entrance fees of the Temple of Poseidon
  • Transport by luxury bus
  • Pick up service
  • Professional and Lisensed guide
  • All taxes
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses
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Written by Schaun, United States | 06-13-2017 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
“Wonderdul little trip down the coast” Wonderful trip down the coast, great seeing the Temple and excellent guide!
Written by Emmett, United States | 05-17-2017 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
Amazing breath taking view of an majestic temple!! The trip there was decent and our tour guide was very educational! Once reaching the temple my wife and I were able to have enough time to take pictures and grab a quick bite to eat.( that's all you can do) They dropped us off closest to where we wanted to go after wards as well.
Written by Ednamara, Brazil | 05-06-2017 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
Vista fantástica Vale a pena. Ver o mar Mediterrâneo de um lado e o Egeu de outro, com o Templo com todo seu esplendor foi fantástico
Written by Chris, United States | 04-05-2017 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
“Beautiful sights on the edge of the Aegean Sea!” This was a great trip. It was very convenient to be picked up from our hotel and driven to the sight from there. The Temple of Poseidon was amazing. The guide was very informative and knowledgeable as the tour moved from Athens to the Temple of Poseidon. There was time to experience the sights and the coffee/gift shop before heading back to Athens. The only thing that would have made the trip better, would be to have waited for the sunset at the site. Great overall experience!
Written by Alex, United Kingdom | 04-05-2017 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
Good half day trip. Def worth it :) Good experience overall
Written by Julie Okun, Bloomfield Township, United States | 11-16-2016 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
This tour was very enjoyable as we travelled through different areas of Greece along the sea line. On the way there, the guide provided A LOT of historical information and background on the Temple of Poseidon and Greece which was presented in a very captivating way. The view from the Temple is amazing and you can take nice pictures if you are not afraid of heights too much. Because of long travel time, it's critical to have a good guide who can provide information in entertaining way, so you don't get bored on the way.
Written by Kishore, United Kingdom | 10-18-2016 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
“Temple Of Poseidon” Very informative guide and the trip. Really enjoyed the whole 4 hours.
Written by 2Katariinaa, Finland | 10-09-2016 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
Itse kohde oli kiinnostava, mutta siellä olemiseen jäi kovin vähän aikaa odottelun ja "pick-up-servicen" viedessä ajan. Olimme reissussa 6h 20min, josta paikan päällä 1h 15min. Vaikutti siltä, että isojen hotellien kohdalla pick up service toimii, mutta muut saavat odotella pitkiä aikoja. The Place itself was interesting, but there was too much waiting and sitting in the bus. They should plan pick up service routes better. Now customers of big hotels are served quite ok, but others have to wait and wait.
Written by Clairey, United Kingdom | 09-22-2016 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
I went on an afternoon trip to Cape Sounion. A taxi arrived a bit late to pick me up from the hotel and I was dropped off outside the Ket tours office where other people turned up and eventually the coach arrived. The guide was informative during the trip and the journey along the coastline was really pleasant and scenic. It was well worth the traveling time to visit the temple of Poseidon and it was a very enjoyable afternoon.
Written by Nammy, United States | 09-22-2016 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star 1 star
We used Key tours as our transfer to and from the airport to the hotel. They were on time and very friendly, making it an easy start and end to our trip. When i booked the transfer i got a seperate email from them with the itinerary, detailing exactly where they would be in the airport to pick us up and what time they would collect us from our hotel which was very helpful. Whilst in athens we found we had some extra time so we booked an afternoon tour with key tours to cape sounion. The guide, Gemma, was absolutely amazing! So friendly, knowledgable and made it a very fun and enjoyable trip! The tour was a great lazy afternoon trip and the views were absolutely stunning! The drive along the scenic coast was so relaxing and cape sounion was indescribale! I would deffinatley recommend this trip to anyone! I wish we had booked all of our other excursions with key tours as they seemed to be more efficent and friendly than chat tours.
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