Athens Riviera with Sounion Poseidon’s temple shore excursion

Take your camera with, we’ll bring our good mood. Specially designed for cruise passengers who like to experience the riviera of Athens with its spectacular views. Cape Sounion, the southernmost tip of the European landmass. Cape Sounion, universally considered the world’s best place to watch the sunset, and that offers spectacular views of the ocean.

You’ll see (itinerary): Piraeus – Faliron, Alimos, Glyfada – Voula – Vouliagmeni – Vouliagmenis Lake – Varkiza – Lagonissi _ Anavisos – Fokea – Cape Sounion – Piraeus

Visits: Vouliagmenis lake – Cape Sounion – Temple of Poseidon – Fokea

Highlights of Athens Piraeus riviera with Sounio Poseidon’s temple

  • 4 1/2-hour morning or afternoon sightseeing private tour of Athens riviera & Cape Sonion
  • Combines Athens’ riviera, modern and classical sites guided by our experts
  • Explore the wonders of the temple of Poseidon , the trade mark of the southernmost tip of the European landmass
  • Highlights of modern Athens riviera, including neighborhoods, Vouliagmenis lake – Cape Sonion – Temple of Poseidon – Fokea
  • English-speaking guide/driver
  • Pickup and drop off at your cruise terminal

Description of shore excursion to Athens Riviera and Poseidon’s Temple in Sounion

poseidon temple cape sounion athens greeceStart your private shore excursion from Ship Pier, and drive with your private Athens Tours Greece chauffeur along the coastal road past the wonderful beaches of Glyfada and Vouliagmeni, visit the Vouliagmeni lake, Varkiza and its countless coves, to finally reach the famous Cape Sounion.

On the cliff overlooking the Aegean Sea stands this imposing temple dedicated to the god of the sea Poseidon. The 16 Doric columns bear silent testimony to the tragedy of King Aegeus who threw himself to his death, after a terrible failure of his sun Theseus (The legendary king of Athens). Pass the gate and climb a rocky path, roughly following the ancient approach into the sanctuary of the sea god.

A crowning feature of the tour Cape Sounion, dominated by the spectacular 5th century B.C Temple of Poseidon overlooking the Aegean Sea, with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world.

For those who have time in the afternoon to see one of the best sunsets in the world at Cape Sounion

poseidon temple cape sounionIn the afternoon Athens Tours Greece will drive you to the universally considered the world’s best place to watch the sunset, the Cape Sounion of Athens, Greece. Cape Sounion offers spectacular views of the ocean, the sun dipping into the Aegean. And take it from visitors, it is the best place in the world to watch the sunset.

Lunch or dinner and return to Piraeus to end one of the most memorable Greece Tours

 

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