Shore Excursions

Athens – Sounio Full Day Private Tour

length: 9 hours

This tour gives you the opportunity to combine the antiquities of the Acropolis and the antiquities of Cape Sounion in a full day along the whole Attica riviera area.

We always offer you the flexibility to change the itinerary according to your wishes.

  • Location Athens, Cape Sounio
  • Destinations
  • Departure / Return Location Customer Defined
  • Departure Time Customer Defined
  • Return Time 9 hours after lunch
  • Included
    • English speaking driver
    • Free WIFI on board
    • Transportation in luxury can according to the group size
  • Not Included
    • Entrance tickets
    • Lunch
    • Tour Guide (Contact us if you like a tour guide to inform you for the cost)
  • Group Sizes
    • sedan: 1 to 3 pax
    • minibus or van: 4 to 8 pax
    • minibus: 8 to18 pax

Greeting you  at the arrival cruise terminal and starting our tour in Piraeus Port and after 30min. Drive through the town of Piraeus and its beautiful ports -Marina Zea-Kastela-Mikrolimano– we will arrive in Athens at the Acropolis Hill (first thing in the morning to avoid heat and crowds) and the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens.

Propylaia its monumental gate to the Parthenon, Temple Athena Nike, Erechtheion Temple a site associated with some of the most ancient and holy relics of the Athenians  then Parthenon the temple dedicated to goddess Athena the Virgin.


Afterwards we will drive you to the Panathenaic Stadium where the first modern Olympic Games took place  in 1896.


From there, you will continue to Lycabettus Hill (the highest hill of Athens) for great photo opportunities (this stop is not available for groups over 12 passengers). 


 From here, you will continue on to Cape Sounio enjoying Includes a wonderful drive along the coastal road of Saronic Gulf also known as the Athenian Riviera. 


Passing through the most beautiful southern suburbs of Athens (Varkiza, Glufada, Vouliagmeni). In Cape Sounio you will visit the Temple of Poseidon where you will be able to enjoy one of the most breathtaking panoramic views in the world and have lunch in a traditional restaurant before making your way back to Athens. 

  • Entrance fees to the Acropolis, Temple of Zeus, and Ancient Agora 30 Euro total pp (combined ticket)
  • Cape Sounio Full: €4
  • Free admission for Journalists / Persons under 18 (with current identification to prove age) / University students from Greece and the E.U
  • Opening hours for the archaeological sites

    Winter period: 8:30am – 15:00

    Summer period: 8:00am – 19:30

  • Opening hours for Temple of Poseidon

    Winter period: 9:30am until sunset

    Summer period: 8:00am until sunset

    Last entry 15 min before closing.

  • Sites’ Opening Hours during Holidays

    6 January: 08:30 – 15:00
    Shrove Monday: 08:30 – 15:00
    Good Friday: 12:00 – 15:00
    Holy Saturday: 08:30 – 15:00
    Easter Monday: 08:30 – 15:00
    Holy Spirit Day: 08:30 – 15:00
    15 August: 08:30 – 15:00
    28 October: 08:30 – 15:00

    Closed on:
    1 January
    25 March
    Easter Sunday
    May 1rst
    25 & 26 December

  • What to wear

    Summer: Comfortable athletic clothing, hat, athletic shoes and sunscreen.

    Winter: Comfortable warm clothing, jacket and winter shoes.

YOU ARE VIEWING Athens – Sounio Full Day Private Tour

9 hours