The 4 hours sunset tour to Cape Sounion and the southern coast of Athens, will give you an overview of Athens’ alluring and romantic side, and will offer you the chance to experience an emotional moment during your tour.
Athens – Glyfada – Vouliagmeni – Varkiza and Sounion
Our 4 hours tour to Sounion starts in the afternoon ** (see time schedule below) from your hotel or cruise ship, and you will be driving along the long and impressive coastal road of Athens that passes by the well-known southern suburbs, including Glyfada, Voula and Vouliagmeni, where the Athenians sunbathe and spend their summer days in the city.
The Lake of Vouliagmeni will be one of your stops; get ready to see a lake standing almost amidst the city, and bathers all over it. The unique characteristic of the lake is the stable temperature of 22C, which allows swimming all year long and is suitable for people with health issues.
The tour will continue towards Varkiza and Lagonissi, via the coastal road that offers splendid views to the City and the Saronic Gulf. Soon you will be arriving to Cape Sounion for the highlight of this four hour tour; the breathtaking view of the Sounion sunset in the blue waters of the Aegean Sea.
The impressive feature of Cape Sounion is the Temple of Poseidon which is built on a huge rock, crowning the seashore, in the most suitable location for the God of the Sea.
Standing on the Temple will give you panoramic views to the entire coast of Athens, and the wonderful Aegean, where you will see the colors of the dipping sun mirroring on the waters.
If you are there with your significant other, you will enjoy one of the most romantic moments of your life, as the sunset in Sounion is an once in a lifetime experience, inspiring poets and romantics from every corner of the world.
** Time schedule of our tour Sunset tour to Sounion