Athens Riviera and breathtaking Sounion 4-hour shore excursion

Athens Shore Excursion; Are you a cruise enthusiast looking to immerse yourself in the stunning beauty of the Athenian Riviera? Look no further! Not only does Cape Sounion, the southernmost tip of Europe, offer breathtaking views, but it is also renowned as the ultimate destination to witness the world-famous sunset. Don’t forget to bring your camera along for the ride – we’ll bring the cheerful vibes.

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 Riviera and breathtaking Sounion 4-hour shore excursion

  • 4-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 trademark 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 greeceEmbark on an exquisite journey with our private shore excursion from Ship Pier. Let our skilled Athens Shore Excursions chauffeur guide you along the picturesque coastal road, dotted with the stunning beaches of Glyfada and Vouliagmeni. Take a moment to marvel at the pristine Vouliagmeni lake and the charming coves of Varkiza.

And that’s not all – our excursion culminates at the famous Cape Sounion, where a magnificent temple dedicated to the god of the sea, Poseidon, stands tall on a cliff overlooking the glorious Aegean Sea.

The 16 majestic Doric columns are a poignant reminder of the tragic tale of King Aegeus, who met his demise after his son Theseus failed in his heroic journey (Theseus being the legendary king of Athens). As you enter through the gate, follow in the footsteps of ancient pilgrims and take in the rugged path that leads to the sea god’s sanctuary.

The Athens shore excursion of Cape Sounion is truly exceptional, boasting the magnificent 5th century B.C Temple of Poseidon towering over the sparkling Aegean Sea. From this iconic site, one can bask in one of the most awe-inspiring and picturesque panoramic views in the world.

“Come witness the breathtaking sunset at Cape Sounion for those with an afternoon to spare!”

poseidon temple cape sounionJoin us in the afternoon for an unforgettable tour of one of the world’s most renowned sunset destinations: Cape Sounion in Athens, Greece. As we drive you along the breathtaking coastline, you’ll see why this spot is unanimously hailed as the perfect place to witness the dazzling descent of the sun into the Aegean Sea.

Trust us, visitors agree that this is an experience like no other. Cap off your day with a delicious lunch or dinner before we return you to Piraeus, marking the end of an unforgettable journey through Greece.

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