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Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon Sunset Tour

  • Duration: 4h
  • Live guide in English
  • Entrance fee to the archaeological site (if selected)
  • Air-conditioned coach from Athens to the Temple of Poseidon
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Audio system to hear guide
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12 Oct 2022
Pickup was inside the building at the given location, from there we walked to the van where we met our guide. We were driven along the coast with a couple photo stops to cape sounion, there the...
Pickup was inside the building at the given location, from there we walked to the van where we met our guide. We were driven along the coast with a couple photo stops to cape sounion, there the guide got our tickets while we had the option to use the restroom or get some refreshment. Afterward we were free to explore the temple, for which the guide did not join us, the temple itselfs and views from the site where amazing though, sadly however it was a cloudy day which limited what we could see from the sunset. Afterwards our guide took us, on our request, to a local restaurant along the way back to Athens where we enjoyed a lovely dinner and where told some small facts about the town.
Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon Sunset Tour

About: Temple of Poseidon

The Temple of Poseidon, located in Cape Sounion, is one of the major monuments of the Golden Age of Athens. Its remains are perched on the headland, surrounded on three sides by the Aegean sea.

Cape Sounion is the promontory at the southernmost tip of the Attic peninsula, eight kilometres south of the town of Lavrio (ancient Thoricus), and 69.5 km southeast of Athens. It is part of Lavreotiki municipality in East Attica, Greece.

According to the legend, Cape Sounion is the spot where Aegeus, king of Athens, leapt to his death off the cliff, thus giving his name to the Aegean Sea.

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Cape Sounion, 195 00, Cape Sounion
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