Get ready to immerse yourself into the history and beauty of the greater Athens region. You will travel from the City Centre to the iconic peninsula.
Our staff will meet you at a place of your preference, at the agreed timetable. Our expert guides will greet you and make you feel comfortable in the private luxurious vehicle.
The drive will stop for a brief period of time at the Panathenaic Stadium. An imposing structure made of white marble. The first modern Olympic Games were held in this stadium, in 1896.
You will continue passing by the ruins of the Temple of Olympian Zeus, then by the Hadrian’s Arch. You'll make a right turn and arrive at the Greek Parliament where the memorial of the Unknown Soldier and the Constitution Square (Syntagma) are also located.
As you follow Panepistimiou avenue (University's avenue), you will pass by the premises of the most important public institutions. You will see the beautiful architecture of the Academy, the University and the National Library.
You will follow your guides on the Athens Acropolis, that dominates the landscape of the city. You will meet the Architectural Masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens. Among the most important structures are The Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and the Parthenon of Acropolis, a sublime 5th b.C. century temple dedicated to goddess Athena.
You'll walk downhill to the paved street (D. Aeropagitou) and you will enter the modern Acropolis Museum. It is the home of the statues and the artefacts that were found in and around the citadel of Acropolis.
After spending a few minutes for a lunch break at a local restaurant, we'll drive you along the coastal road. You will pass by the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni & Varkiza, heading to the Southeast point of Attica.
This is where Cape Sounion is located and where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand for centuries. You will enjoy a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and its many small islands. You will visit the imposing Temple and listen to the history and legends that surround this sacred place. You will have some free time for a pleasant walk on the rocky promontory of Sounion.
By the late afternoon, we will have returned to Athens. The tour «One Day Athens City Tour & Cape Sounion - Private Tour», will leave you with memories of mesmerizing sceneries and intriguing myths and legends.