Athens: Sunset Tour to Cape Sounio and Temple of Poseidon


Combine multiple attractions into a single, convenient day trip with our Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon tour. Witness the captivating sunset over Cape Sounion, transforming the sky into a palette of hues along the coast. This carefully curated tour offers an efficient way to explore the ancient Thorikos theater, historic silver mines, and the iconic Temple of Poseidon. Enjoy seamless round-trip transportation from Halandri Station, making it a time-saving and hassle-free experience. Immerse yourself in the rich history and beauty of the Temple of Poseidon with insights from our knowledgeable archaeologist guide.


  • Sunset Views: Experience the enchanting sunset over Cape Sounion, providing stunning panoramic views of the Temple of Poseidon.
  • Social Media-Worthy Photos: Capture the beauty of the ancient landmarks at the perfect time of day for captivating and shareable photos.
  • Archaeologist Guide: Gain in-depth knowledge about the history of the Temple of Poseidon from our expert guide during the tour.
  • Convenient Transportation: Enjoy the comfort of round-trip transport from Halandri Station, ensuring a smooth and efficient journey.


  • Time Efficiency: Explore multiple attractions in a single day, maximizing your time and avoiding the challenges of traveling to each site independently.
  • Ideal Sunset Timing: Visit the Temple of Poseidon at the optimal time of day – sunset – to witness the sky’s vibrant transformation.
  • Educational Experience: Benefit from insights into the temple’s history and significance provided by our archaeologist guide.


  1. Ancient Theater of Thorikos: Discover the world’s oldest preserved theater and explore the nearby historic silver mines.
  2. Temple of Poseidon: Marvel at the iconic Temple of Poseidon during the enchanting sunset, with the opportunity to explore the surroundings and learn about its rich history.


  • Round-trip transportation from Athens
  • Luxury air-conditioned buses
  • English-speaking escort (archaeologist)
  • Free WiFi on the bus
  • Basic travel insurance

Tour Price:

Price Per Person =$43.13

Tips and Advice for Travelers

  • Photography: Bring your camera or smartphone for unforgettable sunset shots at Cape Sounion.
  • Comfortable Attire: Wear comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for exploring historical sites.
  • Sun Protection: If touring during the day, consider bringing sunscreen and a hat for sun protection.


Q: What is the significance of the Temple of Poseidon? A: The Temple of Poseidon is one of the most important temples in central Greece, second only to the Temple of Acropolis. It holds historical and architectural significance, attracting visitors for its stunning location and panoramic views.

Q: How long is the tour, and what are the major stops? A: The tour includes visits to the Ancient Theater of Thorikos and the Temple of Poseidon, with a duration of approximately 2 hours for each attraction.

Q: Is the tour suitable for all ages? A: Yes, the tour is designed to be accessible for participants of various ages. However, it involves some walking and exploration of historical sites.

Q: Can I explore the Temple of Poseidon independently during the tour? A: Yes, there will be opportunities to explore the Temple of Poseidon independently, allowing you to immerse yourself in its history and enjoy the sunset at your own pace.

Q: Is there a guide during the tour? A: Yes, an English-speaking escort, often an archaeologist, will provide insights and information about the historical sites visited during the tour.