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Dramatically situated on the coastal cliffs of Cape Sounion, overlooking the Aegean Sea, the Temple of Poseidon is one of the most evocative sites of ancient Greece and a top visitor attraction. The magnificent monument dates back to 444 BC, but today, all that remains is a series of gleaming white marble columns, standing proudly atop the cape.

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Full Day Private Tour: Essential Athens Highlights plus Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon

Full Day Private Tour: Essential Athens Highlights plus Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon

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Make the most of your time in Greece on this full-day privately chauffeured tour of Athens. Get a true insider's view of this bustling Mediterranean metropolis and learn the history and culture of the city along the way. Explore the city while visiting such sites: Olympic Stadium, the Acropolis, Hadrian's Arch, the Temple of Zeus, and the New Acropolis Museum. Watch the changing of the guard at the parliament and then take a coastal road trip to the dramatic clifftop Temple of Poseidon. This tour is flexible and allows you to go at your own pace.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$243.37
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Athens Sea Kayak Tour to the Temple of Poseidon with entrance fee and lunch

Athens Sea Kayak Tour to the Temple of Poseidon with entrance fee and lunch

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Leave the bustle of Athens behind for a half-day sea kayak adventure along the Athenian Riviera. Paddle up the scenic coastline of the Saronic Gulf, stopping for a swim and snack among hidden beaches and islets on the way to Cape Sounion. Admire a unique view of the Temple of Poseidon from the water, and then go ashore to explore the ancient archaeological site dedicated to the Greek sea god. Reward your efforts with stunning panoramic views over the cape and a delicious meal at a Greek tavern.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$197.66
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Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip

Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip

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Combine two popular tours of Athens and Cape Sounion into one day at a discounted price with this Athens Super Saver. In the morning, board an air-conditioned coach for a sightseeing tour of Athens’ highlights. With an expert guide, stroll around the Parthenon and antiquities on the Acropolis; visit the New Acropolis Museum; see the Panathenaic Stadium and more. Then, take an afternoon trip to Cape Sounion, where the Temple of Poseidon overlooks the Aegean Sea. Admire the glittering temple and stellar views before your return by coach to Athens.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$148.98
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$148.98
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Athens Sea Kayak Tour

Athens Sea Kayak Tour

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See a perspective on the Athenian coastline that most visitors miss—and discover rare highlights like the Temple of Poseidon—on this private, full-day tour. Depart in the morning from your Athens accommodation, and head to the water’s edge. After an introduction and a chance to get familiar with your equipment, head out onto the water. You’ll paddle along the sun-drenched coastline, and will spy both natural and historical highlights as you go. Enjoy delicious Greek fare as part of your adventure.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$197.66
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$197.66
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Athens Full Day Tour with Lunch

Athens Full Day Tour with Lunch

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Travel back in time to the thriving empire of ancient Greece on a full-day tour of Athens led by an expert guide. In the morning, visit a combination of classic and contemporary sites to gain a holistic picture of the bustling Greek capital including the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum. Then, after savoring a delicious lunch, head out to the Saronic Gulf to Cape Sounion where the great Temple of Poseidon is still standing.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.01
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$105.01
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Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Small-Group Tour from Athens

Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Small-Group Tour from Athens

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Visit one of Greece’s most picturesque coastal viewpoints on a half-day small-group tour from Athens to Cape Sounion. Travel by minivan along south Attica’s scenic shoreline roads to reach the ancient Temple of Poseidon, built atop a towering sea cliff with fantastic views of the Aegean. Explore the ruins of this temple dedicated to the Greek god of the sea, and opt for an afternoon tour to catch a famously beautiful sunset.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.71
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Sunset at the Cape Sounion Half Day Tour

Sunset at the Cape Sounion Half Day Tour

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Watch one of the most majestic sunsets in Greece with a half-day twilight tour to Cape Sounion. Travel along the Saronic Gulf and Athens Riviera to the cape, which sits atop a sheer sea cliff and was a sacred site in the ancient world. Tour the Temple of Poseidon, dedicated to the mythological god of the sea, and sip a glass of sparkling Greek wine as the sun dips below the horizon and several islands in the distance.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.65
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$71.65
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Private Cruise to Poseidon Temple at Sounio Cape with Snorkeling and Swimming

Private Cruise to Poseidon Temple at Sounio Cape with Snorkeling and Swimming

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Make the most of your time in Greece with this private cruise to Poseidon Temple at Sounio Cape. Enjoy the time on the cruise to the temple, about 43 miles (69 kilometers) southeast of Athens. Spend some time at the temple, the second most visited ancient site after the Acropolis in Athens. And then take some time to go swimming in the sea or snorkeling.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,216.83
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Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip from Athens

Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip from Athens

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Marvel over one of Greece’s most photographed monuments on this half-day tour to the Temple of Poseidon from Athens. Wind your way along the coastal cliffs and beaches on the scenic drive to Cape Sounion, then grab your camera as you spot the magnificent remains of the Temple of Poseidon, perched high on the sea cliffs. You have a chance to get up close to the ancient monument, explore ruins dating back to 444 BC, and soak up the impressive coastal views.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$63.00
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$63.00
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Cape Sounio, Temple of Poseidon and Athenian riviera private tour from Athens

Cape Sounio, Temple of Poseidon and Athenian riviera private tour from Athens

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Head south of Athens to Cape Sounio on a private tour that takes you to the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon, dating back to the 5th century BC and known for its location perched above the sea. On the way, admire the scenery of the coastal road through Vouliagmeni and Lagonisi, winding past beaches and the sparkling water. This tour allows you to skip the hassle of finding your own way to Sounion so you can relax and enjoy a pre-planned activity.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.92
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Buggy Tour in Ancient Ruins and Temples around Athens-SOUNIO Poseidon Temple

Buggy Tour in Ancient Ruins and Temples around Athens-SOUNIO Poseidon Temple

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*** A COVID-FREE transportation with Buggies on Greek Ancient Culture*** Visit Ancient Ruins and Temples around Athens by Driving in an open-air buggy car (also privately, only your family in same car) *** Enjoy the MOST UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE*** Fun with the most stylish BeachBuggy® car!! The BEST on sightseeing and viewing around. ***Swimming-Coffee-Drinks-Snacks-Greek Souvlaki*** Our slogan is: breath the moments, taste the life, enjoy the fun!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$182.29
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Private tour to Cape Sounio with exquisite meal at Vouliagmeni

Private tour to Cape Sounio with exquisite meal at Vouliagmeni

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Marvel at the evocative ruins of the Temple of Poseidon, then dine on delicious Greek cuisine on this private half-day tour of Cape Sounion from Athens—a Viator Exclusive that you can’t book anywhere else! Admire views along the Attica Riviera as you travel out to Cape Sounion, then stand in awe before the cliff-top ruins of the Temple of Poseidon, which dates back to 444 BC. Finish your tour with an indulgent 3-course lunch or dinner (depending on the option chosen) at the romantic Ithaki restaurant, with stunning views over Vouliagmeni Bay.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$492.91
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Athens Shore Excursion: Private City Tour and Cape Sounion Trip

Athens Shore Excursion: Private City Tour and Cape Sounion Trip

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See the best of Athens and visit the Temple of Poseidon on a private, full-day shore excursion. Meet your guide at Piraeus Port, then climb into your private minivan and set off in search of the Greek capital’s premier sights. See Syntagma Square, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch and more while your guide talks about the history and mythology of Ancient Greece. Then, travel onward to Cape Sounion, the site of the ruined Temple of Poseidon.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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$467.67
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Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip plus Delphi Day Trip

Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip plus Delphi Day Trip

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Sightsee around Athens, Cape Sounion and Delphi on this 2-day Athens Super Saver. Combining three top-selling tours at a discounted price, and designed for those with pre-booked overnight accommodation, the tour spotlights the best of Athens and two of Greece’s classical treasures. On one day, discover top Athens attractions including the Acropolis, and take an afternoon trip to Cape Sounion, home to the stunning Temple of Poseidon. Couple the day up with a full-day trip to the spectacular mountainside temples and stadium at Delphi, one of Greece’s greatest archaeological wonders.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$269.06
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$269.06
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Full Day Athens City Tour with Acropolis & Cape Sounion Including Lunch

Full Day Athens City Tour with Acropolis & Cape Sounion Including Lunch

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Experience the very best of Athens on a full-day group tour. All-inclusive transportation from your hotel enables you to cover a huge area of the city without getting breaking a sweat. The itinerary takes you to the city's most noteworthy attractions, including the Acropolis, Athens Trilogy, and St. Paul's Church. After lunch in the popular Plaka neighborhood, take a break from the hustle and bustle with a visit to the Temple of Poseidon.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$166.77
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$166.77
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Athens Combo: Hop-on Hop-off Bus & Cape Sounion Sunset Tour

Athens Combo: Hop-on Hop-off Bus & Cape Sounion Sunset Tour

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Want to see the Athenian Riviera and spend some time checking out the top sites in Athens? If so, save time and money buy pre-booking this combo package, which includes a Sunset tour along the Mediterranean and a two-day ticket on an Athens hop-on, hop-off bus. The sunset tour will take you the Temple of Poseidon, with gorgeous views over Cape Sounion, while the hop-on, hop-off tour ticket will give you access to four lines over two days, giving you easy access to many of the city's top spots.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.00
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2-Day Combo Private Tour: Essential Athens & Temple of Poseidon plus Delphi

2-Day Combo Private Tour: Essential Athens & Temple of Poseidon plus Delphi

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Cover three Athens’ area highlights over two day-long tours, all free from transport worries, on this private Athens trip. On Day 1, explore the Acropolis and Cape Sounion's Temple of Poseidon. On Day 2, head northwest to visit UNESCO-protected Delphi and its museum. Learn about the sites from your driver, and opt to hire guides (additional cost) at each location for historical commentary as you explore. Accommodation is excluded.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$473.14
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Full Day Tour in Athens Riviera and Cape Sounio

Full Day Tour in Athens Riviera and Cape Sounio

Athens Riviera is the coastal area in the southern suburbs of Athens, stretching from Piraeus to Sounio. It is located about 16 km (9.9 miles) from downtown Athens stretching from the southern suburbs of Athens to the southernmost point of Attica, Cape Sounio. The beaches that stretch across the coast line are all swimmable and with very easy access from the center of Athens. Amazing scenery along the way will keep you excited till you reach the ending point of spectacular Cape Sounio, with the Temple of the God Poseidon. Admire the sculpture created 500 years b.C inside the cave of Nimfoliptos. The lake of Vouliagmeni is another breathtaking place, as you swim with the view of the underwater cave. Enjoy a perfect summer day in coast of Athens!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.01
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Private Tour: Cape Sounion Half-Day Trip from Athens

Private Tour: Cape Sounion Half-Day Trip from Athens

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Savor sensational views of Cape Sounion and the sacred Temple of Poseidon on this private half-day tour from Athens. Set out on a thrilling coastal drive along the picturesque Attica Riviera, then marvel at the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon, perched high on the sea cliffs at the tip of the Cape. Learn how the temple was built back in 44 BC, in honor of the god of the sea; explore the remarkably preserved ruins, including grand marble columns; and gaze out across the Aegean Sea.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$339.72
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Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip plus Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip

Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip plus Mycenae and Epidaurus Day Trip

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Combine two popular day tours into one great-value deal with this Athens Super Saver! On your first tour, spend the morning exploring the highlights of Athens including the UNESCO-listed Acropolis and Parthenon, then pay an afternoon visit to the Temple of Poseidon, perched on the sea cliffs of Cape Sounion. The next day, discover more of Greece’s fascinating history with a full-day tour to the ancient city of Mycenae and Epidaurus, home to the UNESCO-listed Sanctuary of Asklepios.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$275.73
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Cape Sounion Private Sunset Tour From Athens With Seaside Dinner

Cape Sounion Private Sunset Tour From Athens With Seaside Dinner

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Treat yourself to a relaxing and enriching 5-hour adventure on a private tour to Cape Sounion from Athens. Begin with a picture-perfect chauffeured drive along the Greek Riviera, then enjoy free time to explore the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon. Watch as the sun sinks into the Aegean Sea, with a glass of sparkling wine in hand, before dinner at a local restaurant.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$172.99
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$172.99
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Temple of Poseidon & Cape Sounion Half Day Luxury Private Tour

Temple of Poseidon & Cape Sounion Half Day Luxury Private Tour

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Journey to one of the most impressive and picturesque ancient sites in Greece on a private, half-day tour to the Temple of Poseidon. Travel along the Saronic Gulf to Cape Sounion, where the well-preserved temple ruins sit high atop a dramatic sea cliff. Learn about the history of the site and the mythological sea god to whom it was dedicated at the visitor’s center, and take in spectacular coastal views of the gulf and surrounding islands. Enjoy the customized nature of a private tour and personal attention from an English-speaking driver and guide.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$191.48
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Private Custom Tour with Local Driver in Athens or Nafplio with Lunch

Private Custom Tour with Local Driver in Athens or Nafplio with Lunch

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Customize your Greek adventure on a private day tour from Athens. The itinerary is based on your personal preferences and you can choose from the Epidaurus theater, Cape Sounion, and many other points of interests. Private end-to-end transportation - with complimentary wifi - allows you to cover more ground comfortably. Your guide is always on hand and reachable by a provided mobile phone while you’re exploring independently. The tour also includes lunch at a restaurant off the beaten path.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$350.24
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Athens Highlights & Sounio Temple of Poseidon Full Day Private Tour

Athens Highlights & Sounio Temple of Poseidon Full Day Private Tour

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Experience the best of Athens and Sounio on this action-packed private day tour. By traveling in a private vehicle, you’ll be able to access places that would be hard to reach by public transport. It’s the perfect tour for travelers with limited time as you’ll see multiple Athens and Cape Sounio highlights in a day including Acropolis Hill, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Temple of Zeus, and Temple Of Poseidon.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$218.04
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What are Temple of Poseidon hours of operation?
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Temple of Poseidon hours of operation: Open daily from 8am to sunset. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Temple of Poseidon can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 203 Temple of Poseidon tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Temple of Poseidon 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Temple of Poseidon costs USD 55.59. Guided Temple of Poseidon tours start around USD 55.59 per person. See all 203 Temple of Poseidon tickets and tours on Viator.
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