Most Famous Sites of Athens City, Tour to Acropolis and Cape Sounion
This Athens City Tour to Acropolis and Cape Sounion will give a full view of historical sites and the monuments
On this One Day Athens City Tour to Acropolis, Parthenon, Acropolis Museum and and the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion, you will discover Greatest Treasures 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), stage of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896. The National Library, 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 Herod 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.
Afterwards, 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 Roman and Byzantine Era.
The Tour departs for a wonderful drive along the coast. Enjoy the view to the Saronic Gulf, with sandy and pebbled beaches, luxurious hotels, and beautiful private villas like Aristotle Onasis.
Finally, we will reach the Temple of Poseidon on a rocky promontory, getting out into the open sea – 197 foot – overlooking the Aegean Sea. This is the most breathtaking view in Athens. The Temple of Poseidon was built in the 5th century B.C., and many of its original Doric columns are still standing.