LocationAthens / Sounio
Meeting PointPick up from your hotel
The Temple of Poseidon topping Cape Sounion was built in the 5th century BCE, during the Golden Age of ancient Athens. A popular tourist attraction since the 18th century, the temple ruins have attracted some of the brightest minds of Europe’s literary and academic world, and its praises have been sung by the likes of William Falconer, Lord Byron, Herman Melville and Martin Heidegger. Today, the Archaeological Site of Sounion offers memorable moments, not only through the exploration of the long history and mythology that surrounds it, but also because of its undeniably captivating sunset.
Pick up from your hotel and private transfer from Athens to Sounion.
- 10:30 – 12:00
Visit the Archaeological Site of Sounion, which is perched atop the headland at Cape Sounion.
- 12:00 – 13:30
Private transfer back to Athens.
Ending point: Your hotel in Athens City Center.
*Tour hours can be adjusted daily so that the end of the tour will coincide with the sunset at Sounion.
Experience the splendor of Classical Greece with visits to two of the most magnificent ancient temples in Attica.
Visit the legendary Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounio, discover the myths and legends that surround it and find out why this stunning location has attracted travelers and adventurers for centuries.
- Private, state-licensed tour guide
- Entrance fees to the archeological site of Sounion
- Private transfer