Sunset at the Cape Sounion Half Day Tour

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


Join our half day tour to Cape Sounion and experience a breathtaking sunset at the unique temple of Poseidon, the God of the Seas in ancient times.


  • Transport by luxury air conditioned bus
  • Professional and licenced guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (selected hotels)
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Poseidon

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

Our tour starts with a wonderful drive along the Athens Rivera. During this relaxing ride, you’ll enjoy splendid views of the Saronic Gulf while passing through some of Athens’ most beautiful suburbs, including Hellinikon Olympic complex, Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza. Arriving at the Cape Sounion, you will visit the 5th century B.C. Temple of Poseidon with its magnificent panoramic view of the Aegean Sea (on a clear day you can see at least seven islands). Cape Sounion has long played an important part in Greek mythology and history, and the first recorded mention of it occurs in the Odyssey, as the last safe landing before Poseidon scattered the returning Greek navy. As god of the sea, Poseidon was very important for ancient Greeks, and the scale of the Temple at Cape Sounion reflects that. After visiting the Temple, filled with the beauty, the history and the culture of this site we will wait to admire one of the most amazing sunsets you could ever imagine.

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Meeting point

Athanasiou Diakou 26, Athina 117 43, Greece
Traveler pickup is offered
Complimentary pick up/drop off service from/to Athens centrally located hotels.

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Departure time of the tour depends from sunset time and is as following:  1-18 May at 17:45, 21 May-8 Jun at 18:00, 11 Jun-21 Jul at 18:15, 23 Jul-17 Aug at 17:45, 20 Aug-7 Sep at 17:15, 10 Sep-21 Sep at 17:00, 24 Sep-30 Sep at 16.45.
  • 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 42 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Small group tour of maximum 26 people (50% of bus capacity). We provide all participants with whisper audio devices which are thoroughly sanitized from our staff, as well as inside the charging cases with UVC lights. Sanitizing dispensers are available at the ticket office for use before departure.


  • Gratuities (optional)

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.
September 2019

Stunning views. A must see when in Athens. Guide was very informative. Great views of the coastline the entire ride.

June 2022

Beautiful Site. Perfect timing 🌄 My only complaint is the temperature on the bus was extremely cold.

June 2022

Pictures don’t do this justice! It’s a nearly 2 hour bus ride to Cape Sounion, but the tour guide provides history and information the entire ride! You learn so much about different areas of Athens during your drive that you probably wouldn’t have learned otherwise. Once you arrive, get ready for...

May 2022

Beautiful site and location. Must see if you visit Athens. Tour was well organized and staff were friendly. I would have personally liked to hear more about the history of Greece on the bus ride there, as opposed to information about each locality we passed through.

May 2022

It is a beautiful ride up to the cape and a stunning view when there. However, there is some false advertising here. This was advertised as a SUNSET TOUR. This website and their brochure mention "sunset tour". We did not get to stay long enough for the sunset. They gave us ONE HOUR when we arriv...

May 2022

Excellent tour. Plenty of time to spend there and the tour guide was excellent. Worth the money. So glad we did this!

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