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Cape Sounion and The Athens Riviera Sunset Tour

  • When does it run?

    April to October: Monday and Friday

  • Start time

    3pm

  • Duration

    6 hours

Inclusions
  • Professional English speaking tour leader
  • Transfer by a/c vehicle
  • Snack & drinks
  • Petrol, tolls and taxes

Key Highlights

  • Don’t miss the 5th century BC Temple of Poseidon at Sounion
  • See the wonder that is Lake Vouliagmeni, a natural spa with year-round warm water
  • Visit the impressive Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
  • Discover an ancient Temple in a surprising location
  • Enjoy a selection of Greek tapas and a drink at a seaside tavern
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted

Overview

Tour the celebrated Athens Riviera shoreline all the way to the stunning Temple of Poseidon overlooking the Aegean seawith a dramatic sunset over Cape Sounion! Find out why Athenians love the sea but even before the tour reaches the seashore, there’s a stop to be made at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, the newest great edifice in the city and home to both the National Library and the National Opera. Admire the enormous park filled with olive trees and a large reflecting pool.

From there, you’ll head to Lake Vouliagmeni, where fresh spring water and saltwater mix to create a mineral-rich environment that is home to those funny little doctor fish (Garrarufa) that nibble your toes clean for you! Thereafter you enjoy a walk along one of the most scenic seaside settings and discover an ancient Temple whose location is a big surprise.

You are now ready to head to Cape Sounion, stopping on the way at a seaside tavern for a drink and some tapas with a marvelous view. Once there, behold the Temple of Poseidon, a 5th-century archaeological site perched on the very top of Cape Sounion. By the Aegean Sea is where you 'll enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets in Greece from the site of the temple itself!

About The Supplier:

Alternative Athens lets you explore local life and venture off the beaten path to discover the authentic side of Greece with their top-rated tours and experiences. This local company with a global outlook started in 2013 with just one aim: to show travelers the genuine side of Greece, away from easy tourist stereotypes. Private itineraries fully customized and impeccably delivered! Based on your interests and you travel needs, Alternative Athens makes sure you enjoy every step you take and every little detail with tailor made tours.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    April to October: Monday and Friday

  • Duration

    6 hours

  • Start time

    3pm

  • Meeting Point

    This activity will start from the center of Athens.

    Detailed meeting instructions will be sent to you upon booking

  • Ending Point

    Same as starting point

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Professional English speaking tour leader
  • Transfer by a/c vehicle
  • Snack & drinks
  • Petrol, tolls and taxes
  • Food or drinks
  • Entry fees
  • Hotel transfers

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Pick up times are approximate. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

Please make sure to bring your own towels for the beach, as towels are not provided in Greek beaches.

Our supplier needs at least 4 people on the tour to be able to go ahead. In the unlikely event that less than this number book for your tour date we will offer you an alternative or a full refund.

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