About this trip
This half-day tour is the most popular excursion nearby Athens, not only for its great archaeological interest but for the scenic drive along the coastal road of the Saronic Gulf as well. On your way towards the cape you will pass through the Athens Riviera, the southern suburbs of Attica (Glyfada, Varkiza, Vouliagmeni) where the urban landscape gives its place to blue waters and organized beach.
At cape Sounio dominates the ancient Greek temple of Poseidon, perched on the craggy rocks offering to its visitors, magical sunsets over the Aegean Sea, as viewed from the ancient ruins. The location’s unique energy has inspired many myths in the ancient years.
On your way back you will make a stop to the Lake of Vouliagmeni, a hidden natural treasure in an idyllic scenery, labyrinthine underwater tunnels and rich vegetation. The Lake of Vouliagmeni is integrated into the National list of NATURA 2000.
At the end of your tour you will have the chance to make a stop to Athens Riviera, to relax and dine by the sea to its wonderful cafes and restaurants.
What you will see:
Temple of Poseidon
Lake of Vouliagmeni