Stunning 6-h photography tour at Athens Riviera and Sounio

Stunning 6-h photography tour at Athens Riviera and Sounio


Stunning 6-h photography tour at Athens Riviera and Sounio; The half-day private photography tour to the coastal Athens and Sounion is a six-hour tour to the beauties of Athens and its southern suburbs.

The coastal part of Athens, or the Athens Riviera as many people call it, is truly beautiful and is definitely a place that all photo aficionados will love. You can take some truly great photos with one of the most spectacular backdrops you can imagine.

What you will see during this half-day private photography tour

Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Vouliagmeni Lake, Varkiza, Cape Sounion

Highlights of the half-day photography tour to coastal Athens and Sounion

  • The coastal suburbs of Athens, also known as Athens Riviera
  • The impressive site of Cape Sounion with the temple of Poseidon
  • Six hours close to the sea breathing the sea breeze
  • Private tour with an English-speaking professional driver


Description of the half-day private photography tour to coastal Athens and Sounion

The half-day private photography tour to the Athens Riviera and Sounion will take you to the coastal road of Athens that passes by the famous southern suburbs of the city.

varkiza athens coast
Varkiza – Athens Riviera

You will be able to see and shoot the incredible beaches of Glyfada and Voula, and you will get to one of the greenest and most attractive coastal suburbs of Athens, Vouliagmeni.

At Vouliagmeni…

… you will have the chance to see the Lake of Vouliagmeni, which is a natural phenomenon. It is a small lake for swimming, just amidst high rocks, with a stable temperature of 24 degrees all year long, regardless of the season.

The half-day photography tour will continue towards Varkiza, with its splendid sandy beaches and small taverns by the sea. Almost half an hour later, you will be reaching the Cape Sounion, one of the absolute highlights of any tour in Athens and the southern suburbs.

Cape Sounion Greece
Cape Sounion Greece

Cape Sounion

Sounion is dominated by the amazing Temple of Poseidon, which is another example of the classic architecture of the 5th century BC, overlooking the Aegean Sea.

This is one of the most breathtaking views of the sea you will ever see; if you are visiting in late afternoon hours you will have the chance to enjoy a sunset of similar beauty to the one of Santorini.

Cape Sounion is not only a site of historical importance but is also one of the most photographed sites in Greece, and definitely for a reason. Once you get there, you will also feel drawn by the captivating beauty of the place, so have your cameras ready to capture the allure of the site that will most certainly amaze you. The combination of the sea, the breeze, the views, and the majestic temple is something you will remember for the rest of your life.


Tour Type

Included in the tour

  • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz vehicle or similar appropriate for the size of your group
  • Your tour will be accompanied by a professional English-speaking driver or escort possessing in-depth knowledge of Greece’s history and culture. They will provide insightful commentary throughout the journey, guiding you until the entrance of archaeological sites and museums. However, please note that drivers are not licensed to accompany you inside these venues.
  • If you desire a licensed state tour guide to escort you within the archaeological sites and museums, providing comprehensive insights and explanations, we can gladly arrange one for an additional cost. These licensed guides are freelance professionals, and their availability is subject to your tour date.
  • When a licensed tour guide or English-speaking tour escort accompanies a group, the professional driver may not necessarily speak English fluently. Their role is focused on providing safe transportation.
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Athens. Extra charge for hotels outside Athens.
  • Pick up and drop off at Piraeus Port or Athens Airport.
  • Pick up and drop off at our terminal: Leof. Andrea Siggrou 37, 117 43 Athens, Greece.
  • Accommodation is based according to availability (for multiple-day tours only)
  • Road tolls and all local taxes

Excluded from the tour

  • Wine tasting fee (for wine tours)
  • Olive oil tasting fee (for olive oil tasting tours)
  • Optional Gratuities
  • Food and beverage
  • Your private chauffeur/guide will discuss a program best suited to your interest and mobile abilities. Option for a professional tour guide with a state license at an extra cost. Read more for the Differences between a Tour Guide and a Tour Driver

Cancellation Policy

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Additional info

  • Dress Code: When visiting religious sites, shoulders and knees must be covered out of respect for the cultural norms.
  • Please review our Terms & Conditions and Frequently Asked Questions
  • Upon booking, an electronic voucher will be emailed to you containing our contact information, tour details, and all necessary instructions. This voucher serves as your ticket and proof of purchase. Please present a printed or digital copy of the voucher on the day of your tour to redeem your activity.
  • City Tax for Hotel Stays: Effective from January 1st, 2018, a City Tax for hotel overnights is applicable and not included in our excursion rates. Clients will need to pay this tax directly at their hotel upon check-out. The amount per room is as follows: 5-star hotel: €4/overnight || 4-star hotel: €3/overnight || 3-star hotel: €1.50/overnight
  • Opening Hours and Entrance Fees for Archaeological Sites and Museums in Greece
  • Entrance Fees for Children from Non-EU Countries: Starting November 1st, 2019, children aged 6 and above from non-European Union (non-EU) countries will be required to pay the full entrance fee for Museums and Archaeological sites. For children from EU countries, the existing rates remain in effect. However, it is crucial to have their passports readily available to prove their nationality.

Persons with Disabilities

  • Due to uneven surfaces, certain sites are not recommended for persons with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. Such sites are the Acropolis, the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, Mycenae, Delphi and Meteora
  • In all cases, we recommend comfortable flat-solid walking shoes, sunglasses, and sunscreen.

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