Poseidon's temple on the edge of mainland Greece
Fill your mind with unforgettable images of Apollo's coast to discover the temple of Poseidon in this shore excursion!!! Discover the glorious remnants of the ancient Athenian history and enjoy a seaside drive to Cape Sounion that you will never forget! Ancient Athens supply and strategic point where most of the mystical way of living is explained behind the beginning of the naval battle of Salamis that changed the course of European history.
*if you want to see the sunset book with start time being 18:00!!!
This is a scenic tour. We start driving on Poseidon's coast, explore the majority of yacht marinas, Olympic Games facilities and old decommissioned warships of the Second World War and even a trireme warship from the 6th century BC. The end of Poseidon's coastline is the beginning of the Apollo's coast to the south-east side of Athens. We drive past many beaches, seaside settlements with stunning scenery until the temple of Poseidon becomes visible in the horizon. We visit the temple of Poseidon which stands on the peak of the southernmost point of mainland Greece overlooking the Aegean Sea. You can enjoy the beautiful sunset if you start the tour in the afternoon. On the way back a short stop for lunch of dinner is possible in a beautiful seaside tavern I personally recommend.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Cruise Ship Terminal/Athens Hotel
I will be holding a sign with your name
End location: Cruise Ship Terminal/Athens Hotel
Duration: 5 hours
I tour with my smoke-free Mercedes Vito 13' extra long. It offers leather comfortable seats for long trips, best Mercedes quality air condition, tinted windows for more privacy, extra luggage space, free WiFi and two LCD monitors for my presentations and your entertainment.
City tour guidance and transportation around the city
A bottle of water per person
Estimated Local Cash Needed
8 euro - Temple of Poseidon admission: 8 euros
*Kids under 18 get free admission
*Reduced admission fee for students of Universities/ Academies, European citizen over 65 years old.
Food or snacks.
Souvenirs and items of personal nature.
Ticket fees for Archaeological site and museums.
I am not a "licensed guide" and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments. My knowledgeable historical presentation will offer you a thorough understanding of every archaeological site you'll visit.
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Another great tour with Tours By Locals on our first visit to Athens. Our guide Dimitris did a great job taking us up the coast to the Temple of Poseidon for a walk around and to see the sun set. On our way back to Athens we had a wonderful dinner in a local restaurant with a view of the sea. Dimitris was a history buff Extrodinaire and a wonderfully enthusiastic teacher. Great tour!