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Athens city and Cape Sounion tour

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The tour starts from the old part of Athens city. First spot will be the Acropolis hill, the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and the Parthenon.

Then we will visit the Temple of Olympic Zeus, the old Olympic Stadium, the House of Parliament (where we will see the changing of Guards)and Lycabetous hill with the panoramic view of Athens.

A short break for a traditional Greek lunch and then we’ll continue our tour heading to Cape Sounion! We’ll take the beautiful coastal avenue and we will stop for a while to visit the unique Lake of Vouliagmeni with medicinal waters and in the same territory we will visit the luxurious place of Laimos of Vouliagmeni.

After a really interesting coastal drive with beautiful landscapes, we will reach the southern end of Attica named Cape Sounion.

Once there, you will see one of the most beautiful ancient temples from the 5th century B. C. , the temple of Poseidon the god of the sea.

The private tour concludes with the return in our starting point.

  • We use vehicles, legal and licensed by the Greek National Tourism Organization, smoke-free, fully air-conditioned.
  • Rates include all tolls, fuel, parking fees, and baggage charges.
  • Not included: Drinks, meals, entrance fees, accommodation, licensed guides.
  • Tours are private, personal, and flexible just for you and your party.
  • Tickets:
    • Acropolis: Full: 20€ / Reduced: 10€
      Skip the line at the Acropolis sites
      You can buy your ticket online and avoid delay. In order to buy tickets online, click on the following link. You can book the combined ticket which includes all sites except museums in Athens.
    • Temple of Zeus: Full: 6€ / Reduced: 3€
    • Temple of Poseidon: Full: 8€ / Reduced: 4€
    • Panathenaic stadium: Full: 5€ / Reduced: 2,5€
    • Reduced ticket: European citizens over 65 years old, University students
    • Free entrance: Children and young people up to the age of 25, from EU member-states, upon presentation of their ID card or passport for verification of their age and country of origin.
    • Children up to the age of 5, from non-European Union countries, upon presentation of their passport for verification of their age and country of origin.

Vehicle: SUV Volkswagen or Mercedes sedan – Capacity: 4 persons + driver
Price: €330

Vehicle: Mercedes Minivan – Capacity: 5-7 persons + driver
Price: €420

Vehicle: Mercedes Minibus– Capacity: 8-15 persons + driver
Price: €520

Vehicle: Mercedes Minibus– Capacity: 16-19 persons + driver
Price: €650


Museums and Archaeological sites are closed:

  • 1 January: closed
  • 6 January: closed
  • 25 March: closed
  • Good Friday: until 12:00 closed
  • Easter Sunday: closed
  • 1 May: closed
  • 25 December: closed
  • 26 December: closed

Museums and Archaeological sites are open 08.30-15.00:

  • Shrove Monday:
  • Holy Saturday
  • Easter Monday
  • Holy Spirit Day
  • 15 August
  • 28 October

Athens city & Cape Sounion full day tour

The tour of Athens and Cape Sounio is the second very popular tour in Athens.
Athens is considered the birth place of the western civilization and is the capital of Greece. In few hours you are going to learn with me many things about the history and Mythology of Athens covering the Periods of the Mycenaean civilization the Greek dark ages the archaic period and the Golden age.

After Athens we are going to see the Amazing Athenian Riviera the lake of Vouliagmeni and the temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounio, driving through the most beautiful and reach suburbs of Athens.

  • Propylaea
  • Temple of Athens Niki
  • Parthenon
  • Temple of Zeus
  • Old Olympic stadium (Kalimarmaron)
  • Change of the guards
  • Three buildings of Knowledge
  • Lycabetus
  • Athenian Riviera
  • Lake of Vouliagmeni
  • Laimos of Vouliagmeni
  • Cape Sounion
Tour Duration

9 hours

Useful Tips
  • Photography is allowed throughout the tour.
  • Comfortable shoes and clothing are recommended.
  • Hat and sun glasses can be really helpful all year round
Activity Level

Activity Level Medium

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