Tour Attractions: Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounion, Vouliagmeni Cave, Athens Riviera
Duration: 4 hours approx.
Winding your way along the coastal road admiring the wonderful beaches of Glyfada , Vouliagmeni, Varkiza and countless coves , you have a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf.
Sit comfortably and the tour guide will travel you in the past with the myth of Theseus, Ariadne and Minotaur.
Arrive at Cape Sounion and visit the crowing feature of the tour, the Temple of Poseidon. Sounio has been a sacred site since very ancient times. The “sanctuary of Sounion” is first mentioned in the Odyssey, as the place where Menelaus stopped during his return from Troy to bury his helmsman, Phrontes Onetorides.
Explore the ancient monument dating back to 444 BC dedicated to Poseidon , the God of the Sea , who was highly revered and worshipped in our country .The marble temple has served as a landmark for sailors from ancient times until today. Standing atop sheer cliffs overlooking the Aegean Sea and soak up the impressive coastal views.