Full day Athens sightseeing and Cape Sounion tour
Our Athens sightseeing tour starts by visiting the imposing, naturally fortified hill of the Acropolis. The tour includes a walk that travels the visitors through ancient times, by passing by Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechteion and the Parthenon.
From the top of the Acropolis hill you will enjoy a panoramic view of the ancient theater of Dionysos and the Herodion known as Odeion of Herodes Atticus. We continue the private tour with a visit to the Temple of Zeus and the Hadrian’s Arch, and we walk along the famous Kallimarmaron, known as well as Panathenaic Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games were revived on 1896.
On the way to the beautiful climb to St. George Lycabetus hill, where you will have the best view of Athens, we will make a stop at the Presidential Mansion, the ex-Royal Palace where you can enjoy the traditional Change of the Guards.
The best part of our private tour, is that on our way from place to place, you will be able to see many important buildings and interesting places, such as the University, the Academy, the National Library, the Parliament building and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Old Greek Parliament.
After the interesting visit to Lycabetus we will head to the Hellenic Agora and the Roman Agora and reach to the famous Plaka, a picturesque place with narrow streets in the middle of Athens.
A short break for a traditional greek lunch will give you the energy to continue our tour for Cape Sounion! We take the beautiful coastal avenue and pass through marvelous places where 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. It is built in such way, that you should visit the temple in the afternoon so you can enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets in your life! The private tour concludes with the return in our starting point.
- Duration:8 hours
- Vehicle: Mercedes sedan – Capacity:4 people + the driver
- Vehicle: Mercedes minivan – Capacity: 5-7 people + the driver