Athens: Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon Sunset Day Trip

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Thursday 25 April to Friday 24 May
Zappio District
Athens: Cape Sounion & Temple of Poseidon Sunset Day Trip

Highlights

  • Embark on a day trip and discover Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon
  • Explore the ruins of the Theater of Thorikos, the world's oldest theater
  • Discover the site of the Temple of Poseidon with 2 hours of free time
  • Enjoy the stunning panoramic views from the southeastern peak of Cape Sounion
  • Experience the breathtaking sunset over the Aegean Sea from the cape

Description

Experience a journey back in time with a day trip from Athens to Cape Sounion. Discover the Temple of Poseidon on Cape Sounion, admire the fantastic scenery of the area, and witness a wonderful sunset over the Aegean Sea. Depart from a meeting point in the center of Athens and travel by comfortable bus to Cape Sounion. Learn about the mythology and history of the area during the journey. Stop at the ancient Theatre of Thorikos, the oldest preserved theater in the world. Take some time to admire the surrounding views of the area, including the historic ancient silver mines of the region. Arrive at Cape Sounion, where you will have approximately 2 hours of free time to explore the breathtaking Temple of Poseidon. Take a leisurely stroll around the temple and enjoy the stunning views of the Aegean Sea as the sun sets, casting a golden glow over the crystal-clear waters. Capture the picturesque area of Sounion during this magical time, and witness the beauty of the temple as it is bathed in golden light. Finally, relax on the return journey to Athens, with drop-off at Syntagma Square.

Includes

Round-trip transportation Archaeologist guide WiFi on the bus Basic travel insurance

Important Information

  • Entrance to the archaeological site is free for youths up to 18 years old and students inside the European Union Reduced entrance (50% off) is valid for European Union citizens aged over 65 and students of higher education institutes outside the European Union In the winter season (1 November to 31 March) the general entrance fee to the archaeological site is €5

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