The Upper Sunset Experience

Temple of Poseidon & Cape Sounion
Luxury Bespoke Private Tour

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Tour ID: UP03HD
Duration: 5h
Private Half Day

Cape Sounion

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Temple of Poseidon & Cape Sounio Private Guided Tour

Discover the “Island Magic” experience in Attica. Sample the beach life without leaving the capital or setting foot on a ferry on this bespoke private guided tour. Admire the imposing 5th century Temple of Poseidon, climbed on top of a cliff overlooking the Aegean. Have a selfie against the tangerine sunset – guaranteed instahit on Instagram.

“Island Magic” experience at the Athenian Riviera & Cape Sounion

Contemporary glamour meets ancient legends in this bespoke, half-day private tour to the Athenian Riviera and Cape Sounion. Leave the gray urban landscape behind to discover Athens’ blue and gold playground, where it is always summer: A 70 km coastline leading to Attica’s southernmost tip, with palm tree esplanades, idyllic beaches, fancy establishments, and seaside resorts.

On the way to Cape Sounion, enjoy a quick Spa-like experience at Lake Vouliagmeni. Once you reach the top of the majestic promontory, you won’t help but gape at the 2500-year-old Temple of Poseidon. The same way that ancient Athenians once did. When the sight of its 16 Doric columns welcomed them back home from their adventures in the Aegean. Enjoy the once seen, never forgotten, spectacle of the fiery sunset. Maybe have a swim and round off your trip with seafood delicacies in a hidden gem of a taverna. In between stops, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to shop, eat, indulge and get a taste of the local culture.

  • Enjoy a spa experience in a wondrous natural ancient lake
  • Get the lowdown on antiquity’s most fascinating myths
  • Savor fresh seafood in a local taverna
  • Travel comfortably in private round-trip transportation 
  • Customize the itinerary to suit your preference
  • Ideal for Athens Airport Layovers - "Customizable Athens Layover Tour"

Highlights

  • Glyfada & Astir Beach
  • Vouliagmeni Lake
  • Vari, Voula, Vouliagmeni, Varkiza
  • Lake Vouliagmeni 
  • Temple of Poseidon
  • Cape Sounio Sunset

Tour Package

Indicative Itinerary | Customizable
Starting Point: A chauffeur-driven private vehicle will pick you up from your location

Drive south to Athenian Riviera & Cape Sounio: A 60 km coastline with palm tree esplanades, idyllic beaches, fancy establishments, yacht marinas and seaside resorts.

Lake Vouliageni

Late Lunch | Greek traditional restaurant (cost of meal is excluded)

Guided tour to the Temple of Poseidon

Cape Sounio Sunset

Lavrio Town
Drive back

Ending Point: Drop off location
ServicesInclusions
Private Transport by Luxurious Mercedes Vehicle
On disposal throughout the tour’s duration
Hotel pick-up & drop-off
English Speaking Chauffeur - "Tour Insider"
Private State-Licensed Tourist Guide (Languages)
Will escort you for the entire tour
English, Deutsch,
Español, Français,
Pусский, Português, 中国
Bottled Water, Snacks & Refreshments on board
WiFi, TV Monitor, USB Chargers on board
Customizable "tailored to your wishes"
Fuels, tolls, parking fees
Discount Voucher10% discount for a 2nd tour within 10days
ServicesExclusions
Admission Tickets
Personal Expenses & Meals (lunch/dinner)
Gratuities
Extras (Optional Upgrades)
Guide's other Languages
(upon request)
Italian, Japanese, Turkish,
Romanian, Arabic, Swedish,
Dutch, Greek, Serbian,
Croatian, Slovenian, Polish
Vehicle Class UpgradeAvailable upon request
Admission Tickets (upon request)Pre-order & Skip the Lines
Children EquipmnetInfant/child/booster seats, stroller
Notes
Group SizeUp to 20 people
AvailabilityAll year round
Know before you visit
Comfortable clothes & hat
Athletic walking footwear
Sun block cream & sunglasses
Interests & ThemesArchaeology, Culture & History,
Food & Drink, Familiy/Kids Friendly

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