Guided tour

Cape Sounion Sunset Tour from Athens

4.3 / 5

49 reviews

Cape Sounion Sunset Tour from Athens

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From $67.79 $50.84 per person

Watch the sunset at Cape Sounion on a 4-hour evening tour from Athens. Drive through the elegant suburbs of the Greek Riviera, and enjoy breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea. Relax with a glass of wine, and visit the Temple of Poseidon.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pickup service is available from centrally located hotels in Athens.

Experience

Highlights
  • Watch the sunset at Cape Sounion
  • Drive through the Greek Riviera's elegant boroughs
  • Go to the Temple of Poseidon on the Attica Peninsula
  • Relax with a glass of wine
  • Enjoy breathtaking panoramas of the Aegean Sea
  • Learn about Cape Sounion's important role in Greek mythology
Full description
Escape the hustle and bustle of Athens for the evening, and watch the sunset over Cape Sounion on the Attica Peninsula. Drive along the Athens Riviera, enjoying splendid views of the Saronic Gulf along the way. Pass through some of the most salubrious neighborhoods of the city, and marvel at the Hellinikon Olympic complex, along with settlements such as Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza. Upon arrival at Cape Sounion, visit the 5th century BC Temple of Poseidon, and get a panoramic view of the Aegean Sea. On a clear day you can see at least 7 islands. Learn about Cape Sounion's important role in Greek mythology and history. The first recorded mention of it occurs in the Odyssey, and it was the last landing port for ships returning from Poseidon. Learn more about the Greek God of the Sea at the Poseidon Temple at Cape Sounion, where you can watch the sun go down. 
Includes
  • Hotel pickup
  • Guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Glass of wine
  • Tips and gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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  • Pickup is available from the majority of hotels in Athens and takes place approximately 1 hour before the tour departure time. Alternatively, you can meet at the tour supplier's office 15 minutes before the tour departure time
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 49 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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My comments are not gripes nor compliants. I want others to know to be prepared for lots of waiting. Wait to be picked up. Drive around picking others up. You may want to bring a snack/drink. Long drive back too. The tour itself is fabulous. I went to see the Temple but this coastline blew me away. The beaches here are so cool. Numerous little coves. Lots of places to jump off something high. Lots of beach clubs. I was taken away about thinking about a locals life here. Our tour guide was clearly highly educated and sitting in the front on the way back I really enjoyed the additional conversation and insights she provided What a country they have here!. I highly recommend taking this tour. I’m using Key Tours again tomorrow to go to Delphi.

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August 29, 2021

Well worth it.

The pre & post sunset views were stunning. Very enjoyable with a glass of wine. The guide was not engaging though. Best to read up about the history & the place before you get there, so while you are there you use your time to soak in the views and take great photographs.

September 27, 2017

Very nice tour

The journey takes about 1.5 to 2 hours (depending on the Athens traffic situation). But that's not bad, because the ride along the cliff is very nice. The temple is worth seeing and of course there is a beautiful sunset. Round off the evening with a glass of wine. Overall, a recommended evening trip.

July 15, 2017

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