Sounio Half Day

A taste of the sea

Are you short on time but still want to discover the Athenian Riviera because it is known all around the world for the hot boys and beautiful girls that sunbathe throughout the summer and the beautiful sandy and rocky beaches of Attica that have no need to envy the Greek islands? Take a Sounio half day tour  to discover secret beaches and beautiful resorts and become the cultured traveler you always wanted to be by paying a visit to the super famous Cape Sounio, an ancient sanctuary devoted to Poseidon. Taste Greek cuisine at its finest and dive deep into the crystal waters of the Aegean sea.

Highlights
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Athens Riviera

Athens Riviera

Are you a fan of Californian cool and don’t want to spend any more days away from the sea? This tour is short in time but huge in giving you what you are thirsty for. Take a long ride along the Athenian coastline and check out all the sandy and rocky beaches that can be found only in the Greek islands. Make a quick stop to take a photo that will make all your friends who skipped joining you on your Greek adventure go green with envy.

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Cape Sounio-Temple of Poseidon

Cape Sounio-Temple of Poseidon

At Cape Sounio, the great temple of the sea god, Poseidon, has stood since the dawn of Greek civilization. The only Doric temple to have been preserved until this very day is located at a height of 73 meters above sea level. In the surrounding spaces of the sanctuary, temples dedicated to several gods, statues and altars create a unique scene. One of the most iconic statues among them is the “Sounion Kouros” (Kouros – young man), which is exhibited in the National Archaeological Museum.

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Lunch by the waves

Lunch by the waves

Do you want to taste what the mediterranean diet is all about? A meal in a restaurant by the sea will surely make you spend an evening feeling like you star in a movie. Broaden your taste palette with some delicacies of Greek cuisine and redefine your idea of fresh, home cooked meals. From high gastronomy places to small, family owned tavernas, all options are available when it comes to choosing where you will grab a bite.

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Tour Preparation

No need to spend time planning anything or stressing about your trip. You should only get prepared physically and mentally. So before any other preparation, it is extremely important to pack and put on your biggest smile, and then start to choose the perfect outfits to slay with your fabulous, vacation looks. Take the most comfortable clothes and shoes. Sun is super bright and always shining in Greece, so do not forget your sunscreen, your hat and your shades under any circumstances. When gazing from the Temple of Poseidon on Cape Sounio, an accessory that could come in handy is a pair of binoculars, in case you wish to enjoy the spectacular view of the endless blue of the Aegean Sea.

  • Do not forget your hat
  • Remember your sunscreen
  • Choose comfortable shoes
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