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Temple of Poseidon

Temple of Poseidon

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Dramatically situated on the coastal cliffs of Cape Sounion, overlooking the Aegean Sea, the Temple of Poseidon is one of the most evocative sites of ancient Greece and a top visitor attraction. The magnificent monument dates back to 444 BC, but today, all that remains is a series of gleaming white marble columns, standing proudly atop the cape.

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Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Small-Group Tour from Athens

Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Small-Group Tour from Athens

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Visit one of Greece’s most picturesque coastal viewpoints on a half-day small-group tour from Athens to Cape Sounion. Travel by minivan along south Attica’s scenic shoreline roads to reach the ancient Temple of Poseidon, built atop a towering sea cliff with fantastic views of the Aegean. Explore the ruins of this temple dedicated to the Greek god of the sea, and opt for an afternoon tour to catch a famously beautiful sunset.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.77
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$66.77
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Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip from Athens

Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip from Athens

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Marvel over one of Greece’s most photographed monuments on this half-day tour to the Temple of Poseidon from Athens. Wind your way along the coastal cliffs and beaches on the scenic drive to Cape Sounion, then grab your camera as you spot the magnificent remains of the Temple of Poseidon, perched high on the sea cliffs. You have a chance to get up close to the ancient monument, explore ruins dating back to 444 BC, and soak up the impressive coastal views.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.87
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$56.87
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Full Day Private Tour: Essential Athens Highlights plus Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon

Full Day Private Tour: Essential Athens Highlights plus Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon

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Make the most of your time in Greece on this full-day privately chauffeured tour of Athens. Get a true insider's view of this bustling Mediterranean metropolis and learn the history and culture of the city along the way. Explore the city while visiting such sites: Olympic Stadium, the Acropolis, Hadrian's Arch, the Temple of Zeus, and the New Acropolis Museum. Watch the changing of the guard at the parliament and then take a coastal road trip to the dramatic clifftop Temple of Poseidon. This tour is flexible and allows you to go at your own pace.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$238.63
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$238.63
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Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip

Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip

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Combine two popular tours of Athens and Cape Sounion into one day at a discounted price with this Athens Super Saver. In the morning, board an air-conditioned coach for a sightseeing tour of Athens’ highlights. With an expert guide, stroll around the Parthenon and antiquities on the Acropolis; visit the New Acropolis Museum; see the Panathenaic Stadium and more. Then, take an afternoon trip to Cape Sounion, where the Temple of Poseidon overlooks the Aegean Sea. Admire the glittering temple and stellar views before your return by coach to Athens.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$126.85
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$126.85
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Athens Full Day Tour with Lunch

Athens Full Day Tour with Lunch

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Travel back in time to the thriving empire of ancient Greece on a full-day tour of Athens led by an expert guide. In the morning, visit a combination of classic and contemporary sites to gain a holistic picture of the bustling Greek capital including the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum. Then, after savoring a delicious lunch, head out to the Saronic Gulf to Cape Sounion where the great Temple of Poseidon is still standing.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.09
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$105.09
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Cape Sounio Afternoon Tour

Cape Sounio Afternoon Tour

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Explore beyond the bustle of Athens with a half-day tour to Cape Sounio. Board a luxurious coach and admire views of the suburbs of Athens and the Saronic Gulf while traveling along the coast road. Visit the Temple of Poseidon and see its original Doric columns. Take in the panoramic sea views from the monument.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.64
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$55.64
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Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip plus Delphi Day Trip

Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip plus Delphi Day Trip

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Sightsee around Athens, Cape Sounion and Delphi on this 2-day Athens Super Saver. Combining three top-selling tours at a discounted price, and designed for those with pre-booked overnight accommodation, the tour spotlights the best of Athens and two of Greece’s classical treasures. On one day, discover top Athens attractions including the Acropolis, and take an afternoon trip to Cape Sounion, home to the stunning Temple of Poseidon. Couple the day up with a full-day trip to the spectacular mountainside temples and stadium at Delphi, one of Greece’s greatest archaeological wonders.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$237.02
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$237.02
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Cape Sounio, Temple of Poseidon and Athenian riviera private tour from Athens

Cape Sounio, Temple of Poseidon and Athenian riviera private tour from Athens

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Head south of Athens to Cape Sounio on a private tour that takes you to the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon, dating back to the 5th century BC and known for its location perched above the sea. On the way, admire the scenery of the coastal road through Vouliagmeni and Lagonisi, winding past beaches and the sparkling water. This tour allows you to skip the hassle of finding your own way to Sounion so you can relax and enjoy a pre-planned activity.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.00
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$102.00
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Athens Super Saver: Acropolis Walking Tour plus Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip

Athens Super Saver: Acropolis Walking Tour plus Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip

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Discover the best of Athens and the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion on this full-day Super Saver—a combination of two popular tours for a great discounted price. Start with a guided morning stroll around top Athens attractions such as Syntagma Square, the charming old Plaka district, and more. Then, take a guided tour of the UNESCO-listed Acropolis to see its classical showpieces, including the Parthenon. Finish with a scenic afternoon trip to see the Temple of Poseidon, a 5th-century BC temple perched on sea cliffs at Cape Sounion.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.15
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$100.15
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Athens Sea Kayak Tour

Athens Sea Kayak Tour

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See a perspective on the Athenian coastline that most visitors miss—and discover rare highlights like the Temple of Poseidon—on this private, full-day tour. Depart in the morning from your Athens accommodation, and head to the water’s edge. After an introduction and a chance to get familiar with your equipment, head out onto the water. You’ll paddle along the sun-drenched coastline, and will spy both natural and historical highlights as you go. Enjoy delicious Greek fare as part of your adventure.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$185.46
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$185.46
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Private Cruise to Poseidon Temple at Sounio Cape with Snorkeling and Swimming

Private Cruise to Poseidon Temple at Sounio Cape with Snorkeling and Swimming

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Make the most of your time in Greece with this private cruise to Poseidon Temple at Sounio Cape. Enjoy the time on the cruise to the temple, about 43 miles (69 kilometers) southeast of Athens. Spend some time at the temple, the second most visited ancient site after the Acropolis in Athens. And then take some time to go swimming in the sea or snorkeling.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,217.86
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Temple of Poseidon and Cape Sounion Half Day Afternoon Tour

Temple of Poseidon and Cape Sounion Half Day Afternoon Tour

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This half day afternoon excursion is a great option if you want to discover Greece beyond Athens, enjoy stunning views and visit world famous Greek ruins.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.64
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$55.64
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Athens, The Acropolis and Cape Sounion Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Athens, The Acropolis and Cape Sounion Full-Day Tour with Lunch

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Admire ancient treasures side-by-side with modern marvels on this full-day sightseeing tour of Athens and Cape Sounion. Visit the famous Acropolis and Temple of Olympic Zeus, plus contemporary Athenian highlights like Panathinaikon Stadium and Parliament House. Savor traditional Greek flavors with an included lunch, and travel to Cape Sounion in the afternoon for spectacular views of the Saronic Gulf and the ancient Temple of Poseidon perched dramatically atop sea cliffs.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.04
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$110.04
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Cape Sounion Private Sunset Tour From Athens With Seaside Dinner

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Cape Sounion Private Sunset Tour From Athens With Seaside Dinner

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Treat yourself to a relaxing and enriching 5-hour adventure on a private tour to Cape Sounion from Athens. Begin with a picture-perfect chauffeured drive along the Greek Riviera, then enjoy free time to explore the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon. Watch as the sun sinks into the Aegean Sea, with a glass of sparkling wine in hand, before dinner at a local restaurant.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$164.47
$173.13
$8.66 savings
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$173.13
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Cape Sounion & Temple Of Poseidon Private Trip

Cape Sounion & Temple Of Poseidon Private Trip

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Traveling independently from Athens to Cape Sounion can mean figuring out bus timetables or sorting out a rental car. With this private tour, forget about both and enjoy the freedom of traveling with your own dedicated guide. Stop at the Temple of Poseidon for as long or short as you wish, and enjoy a drink, snack, or meal while soaking up the sunset.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$119.45
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$119.45
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Private tour to Cape Sounio with exquisite meal at Vouliagmeni

Private tour to Cape Sounio with exquisite meal at Vouliagmeni

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Marvel at the evocative ruins of the Temple of Poseidon, then dine on delicious Greek cuisine on this private half-day tour of Cape Sounion from Athens—a Viator Exclusive that you can’t book anywhere else! Admire views along the Attica Riviera as you travel out to Cape Sounion, then stand in awe before the cliff-top ruins of the Temple of Poseidon, which dates back to 444 BC. Finish your tour with an indulgent 3-course lunch or dinner (depending on the option chosen) at the romantic Ithaki restaurant, with stunning views over Vouliagmeni Bay.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$493.32
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$493.32
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Sunset at the Cape Sounion Half Day Tour

Sunset at the Cape Sounion Half Day Tour

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Watch one of the most majestic sunsets in Greece with a half-day twilight tour to Cape Sounion. Travel along the Saronic Gulf and Athens Riviera to the cape, which sits atop a sheer sea cliff and was a sacred site in the ancient world. Tour the Temple of Poseidon, dedicated to the mythological god of the sea, and sip a glass of sparkling Greek wine as the sun dips below the horizon and several islands in the distance.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.71
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$71.71
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Athens Shore Excursion: Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Day Trip

Athens Shore Excursion: Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Day Trip

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Swap Piraeus Port for the wonders of Cape Sounion on this private, half-day shore excursion from Athens. Meet your own personal guide off of your cruise ship, and then travel to the Attica peninsula’s southernmost tip, where Cape Sounion and the revered Temple of Poseidon await. Gaze up at the temple’s elegant Doric columns and look for Lord Bryon’s name carved into the white rock as you hear about the site’s importance as a place of worship.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$351.14
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10 Day Ultimate Ancient Greece Tours Experience

10 Day Ultimate Ancient Greece Tours Experience

Our first stop is at historical Thermopylae! Paying tribute to King Leonidas of Sparta and his 300 Spartan warriors we will visit the amazing monument of his statue which is captivating!  Next stop breathtaking Meteora! You will be delighted in the play of light on the rocks and their changing moods. At the foot of Mount Parnassos, lies the Pan-Hellenic sanctuary of Delphi, which was the most famous oracle of ancient Greece.  Ancient Olympia in Greece was the site of the ancient Olympic Games, which were celebrated every four years by the Greeks.  An ideal getaway featuring superb architecture and cobbled streets is the medieval town of MONEMVASIA! Visiting the Mani peninsula you will discover AEROPOLIS named after Ares, the God of war!  The incredible DIROS CAVES are not to be missed! Start your journey at an underground lake where boats will be waiting for you.  Discover LIMENI, a picturesque port of Aeropoli! Enjoy the tavernas, restaurants, cafes, bars and boutique hotels right next to the sea and refresh yourselves by swimming in fabulous blue water.   Nafplio was the first capital city of modern Greece. It is a picturesque town with Venetian architecture that the Venetians used to call the Naples of Greece.  Epidaurus is one of the most popular archaeological sites in Greece and an UNESCO’S world heritage listed monument.  Mycenae, the kingdom of Agamemnon is a World Heritage UNESCO Site discovered by H. Schliemann.  Combining mythology, ancient temples, an ancient stadium and an incredible museum, Nemea is not to be missed.  We will explore the incredible archaeological site of Ancient Corinth with the fabulous museum, courtyard, temple of Apollo, fountain of Glauke, Sacred Spring, Peirene, Asklepieion, Odeion, Bema, Agora and much more.   Ancient Diolkos where you discover and explore the ancient passage from the Corinthian to Saronic gulf and the subducting bridge.  Isthmus/Corinth canal which separates the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland where you will appreciate the engineering and incredible views of the Corinthian and Saronic gulfs. Our adventure concludes at glorious Athens, the capital city of Greece, where many philosophers were born, the heart of Ancient Greece, a powerful civilization and Empire. Last but not least, you will be charmed by the serene Athens Riviera and enchanted by the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, one of the major monuments of the Golden Age! 
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,395.53
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Private Day Trip to Cape Sounio & Temple of Poseidon

Private Day Trip to Cape Sounio & Temple of Poseidon

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Venture out of the bustling city of Athens and explore Cape Sounio, home to the stunning Temple of Poseidon. This 6-hour private tour is perfect for those interested in Greek history and mythology and see beautiful views of the Aegean Sea. Take a dip in the crystal clear waters, enjoy a delicious Greek breakfast, and catch a beautiful sunset before heading back to Athens.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.20
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$95.20
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Private Tour: Cape Sounion Half-Day Trip from Athens

Private Tour: Cape Sounion Half-Day Trip from Athens

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Savor sensational views of Cape Sounion and the sacred Temple of Poseidon on this private half-day tour from Athens. Set out on a thrilling coastal drive along the picturesque Attica Riviera, then marvel at the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon, perched high on the sea cliffs at the tip of the Cape. Learn how the temple was built back in 44 BC, in honor of the god of the sea; explore the remarkably preserved ruins, including grand marble columns; and gaze out across the Aegean Sea.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$340.01
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$340.01
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Athens Sea Kayak Tour to the Temple of Poseidon with entrance fee and lunch

Athens Sea Kayak Tour to the Temple of Poseidon with entrance fee and lunch

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Leave the bustle of Athens behind for a half-day sea kayak adventure along the Athenian Riviera. Paddle up the scenic coastline of the Saronic Gulf, stopping for a swim and snack among hidden beaches and islets on the way to Cape Sounion. Admire a unique view of the Temple of Poseidon from the water, and then go ashore to explore the ancient archaeological site dedicated to the Greek sea god. Reward your efforts with stunning panoramic views over the cape and a delicious meal at a Greek tavern.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$197.82
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Cape Sounio & Temple of Poseidon Sunset Tour

Cape Sounio & Temple of Poseidon Sunset Tour

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Discover the myths, history, and literary stories surrounding the Temple of Poseidon on a 4-hour group tour from Athens. The scenic journey from the city takes you along the Athens Riviera and the Saronic Gulf. Upon arrival, enjoy free time to take in the exceptional view from the 5th-century BCE temple, plus a glass of Greek wine. Finally, watch a spectacular sunset over Cape Souion before returning to the city.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.08
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7-Day Classic Greece Private Tour

7-Day Classic Greece Private Tour

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Visit the most magnificent sites of classical Greece, including eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, with this weeklong tour in a luxury minivan. Highlights of the trip include a tour of the Athens Acropolis, visits to Cornith and Olympia, and the chance to visit Delphi, known for its Oracle, along with a host of temples, monastery, and other historic sites.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,697.83
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Temple of Poseidon hours of operation: Open daily from 8am to sunset. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.

We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Temple of Poseidon can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 195 Temple of Poseidon tickets and tours on Viator.

Currently, an entrance ticket to Temple of Poseidon costs USD 55.64. Guided Temple of Poseidon tours start around USD 55.64 per person. See all 195 Temple of Poseidon tickets and tours on Viator.