Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip from Athens

4 hours (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket


Take your own postcard-perfect snaps of Cape Sounion's Temple of Poseidon on a scenic afternoon trip from Athens. Cape Sounion is only 45 miles (70 kilometers) from Athens, making it the perfect lazy afternoon destination.


  • Hotel pickup and drop off (selected hotels only)
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance ticket to Temple of Poseidon (Sounio)
  • French speaking every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Poseidon

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Glyfada Beach, 18 Diadochou Pavlou Paralia Glyfadas tram station, Glyfada 166 75 Greece

Athinean Riviera

Pass By: Lake Vouliagmeni, Vouliagmeni 166 71 Greece

Athinean Riviera

Stop At: Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounio, Sounio 195 00 Greece

Cape Sounio , Aegean sea

Duration: 1 hour

Meeting point

Hotel Amalia Athens, Leoforos Vasilisis Amalias 10, Athina 105 57, Greece
Traveler pickup is offered
We are not providing pick up service from air bnb or private apartments but upon confirmation we will pick you up from the closest hotel.

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • French speaking available ONLY on Mon-Wed-Fri-Sat
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Very important: Children , students aged 5 to 18 years old must hold passport or ID in order to get the discounted price. Otherwise they will pay entrance ticket to the Archaelogical sites or Museums
  • Port or private apartment or airbnb pickup are not available
  • Mask: is mandatory for clients and staff
  • Social distancing: Maintain distance of 1.5 meters
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers


  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Pick up from Piraeus port, airport, airbnb and apartments

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
April 2022

The place is worth more time than this tour offers. I think 1 hour & 20 minutes at that place is definitely not enough. According to the Greek people the place offers the second most beautiful sun set after Santorini in Greece. Unfortunately this tour does not include sunset despite showing pict...

April 2022

The guide was really knowledgeable and provided information about the entire area we traveled through to get to Sounion as well as the Monument. It made the trip go by fast and was really interesting.

April 2022

Anastasia, our guide was very articulate and really gave us a good story about the the Temple of Poseidon. We were picked up from our hotel, no fuss. While on the way, the guide was also giving information about the notable places we pass by. When we reached the site, Anastasia was with us until...

March 2022

I expected more but it was fine. It was 1 1/2 hour drive and back. We were looking forward to the sun set but that didn't hapoen. I believe it was over priced for what we got. Tour director was fine but just a drive and back. Would not recommend it

February 2022

Site is breathtaking…Tour guide knowledge, personable, and conveyed history with great passion - very captivating!

February 2022

Seamless pickup, on time and place. Interesting drive, with the Very knowledgeable guide explaining about the Ancient Greek history along the way. Beautiful and stoning sites.

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