The symbol of Athens and the new museum - The Temple of Poseidon in Sounio and Vouliagmeni lake
Discover the city's highlights in 2 days. A tour that combines the historical center of Athens and it's beautiful south coast and Cape Sounio.
First day, visit of the Acropolis of Athens to see the Propylaea, the ancient monumental entrance, the Temple of Nike, the Parthenon, the symbol of the city and the Erectheion with it's famous Karyatides. We'll have a view of the city and it's monuments. Next we'll visit the Acropolis museum to see all statues and sculptures that once decorated the temples of the Acropolis and admire the ancient greek art. The day will end with a nice stroll in Plaka the old district of Athens.
Second day, visit of Cape Sounio the southern most point of Athens where the Saronic bay meets the Aegean sea. A beautiful drive through the Athenian Riviera will bring us to the Temple of Poseidon at Sounio. Driving along the Saronic coast we'll stop at Vouliagmeni Lake a unique natural miracle to have a coffe and admire this hidden treasure of Athens.
Both tours can be made separately.
First day: Acropolis
Second day: Sounio
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Hotel or cruise terminal
Both tours can be organized as shore escursions upon request, starting and ending at the port.
End location: Plaka area or cruise terminal
We can make the tour in the morning all year around. From April to October the Acropolis and Museum tour can be made in the afternoon to avoid the crowds, if you don't mind the high temperatures (June to September)
Duration: 2 days
First day walking tour of the Acropolis, the museum and Plaka area.
Please note: The Acropolis tour includes a considerable amount of uphill walking and numerous steps.
Second day: Mini van drive to Sounio and Vouliagmeni Lake. Walking tour of Sounio.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 euro - Drinks or snacks during the tour.
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One of my favorite guides! With all the miles of walking she did amazing especially expecting:) So knowledgeable and fun to spend time with.