Most Famous Sites of Athens City, Tour to Acropolis and Cape Sounion
This Athens City Tour to Acropolis and Cape Sounion will impart a full view of historical sites and the monuments
On this Day Athens City Tour to the Acropolis, Parthenon, Acropolis Museum, and the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion, you will discover some of the Greatest National Treasures of Greece with more than 4,000 ancient objects exhibited.
Explore the most important sites of Athens City like the Change of the Guards (Evzones) and the Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaro), the stage of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. Additionally, the National Library, the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the ancient Temple of Olympian Zeus are other attractions that are worth your time. Our Professional Guide leads you through the rich history of Athens, where the modern world meets the past.
Continue with the visit to Cape Sounion, located on a hilltop overlooking the sea. The Temple of Poseidon was built in 44 B.C., and many of its original Doric columns are still standing. One of the columns has a graffito left by Lord Byron in the early 1800s. Drive by the idyllic beaches of the Saronic Gulf like Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza.
What to Expect – Itinerary
On this Athens Tour to Acropolis and Sounion, our Guide presents the Acropolis of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Parthenon, the Erechtheum, the Herodes Atticus’ Odeum, and the Theater of Dionysus. On this Athens Tour to Acropolis and Sounion, you will learn the history of the Parthenon and Athenian democracy.
Afterward, the next stop on the Athens City Tour to Acropolis and Sounion is the Acropolis Museum. Admire the 5000 years old exhibits. Built in 2003, the Acropolis Museum’s aim is to house artifacts found at the Acropolis Of Athens, from the Greek Bronze Age to the Roman and Byzantine Eras.
Continue to a local restaurant for lunch.
After lunch, you will be driven along the coastal road, passing by the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni & Varkiza up until the southmost point of Attica, Cape Sounion, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand.
On the way, you have a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands offshore. After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, you have time to walk at your leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounion.