HALF DAY AFTERNOON TOUR OF CAPE SOUNIO
Daily operation - Aproximate Departure 2.30-3.00 p.m. Return 6.30-7.00 p.m.
Depart for a wonderful drive along the scenic coastal road which affords a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf, exploring Attica beyond Athens . Cape Sounion is only 70 kms from Athens , making it the perfect lazy afternoon destination. The Cape's Temple of Poseidon is perched on a rocky hilltop overlooking the sea. The view across the Aegean is magnificent with one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world , extending all the way to Kea and the Peloponnese on a clear day. The Temple of Poseidon was built in 44 B.C. and many of its Doric columns are still standing. One of the columns has a graffitinleft by none other than Lord Byron in the early 1800s. The precipice is a sheer 197 foot drop to the sea .
Entrance fees to the Archaeological site and the Museum
Pick up service from most of the Hotels in Athens by deluxe airconditioned coach
Services of a professional English speaking guide