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Private Shore Excursion Cape Sounion and Athens Must See

Our 25 years experience and the combination of stunning natural scenery and the legacy of a fascinating and diverse cultural heritage of Cape Sounion and Athens an irresistible option. You will discover the fascinating historical, cultural and geographic landscape of the regions.

per adult from

$255

AUD

Duration

8 to 9 hours

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  • What's included :
    • WiFi on board
    • Fuel and tolls
    • English Speaking Driver(not allow to escort you into the sites/museums)
    • Adjusting/customizing itinerary to skip the long lines
    • Mercedes Air-Conditioned Vehicle
    • Mineral Cold Water
    • We can accommodate 8people also(Bookable by contacting us on the phone number provided by Viator)
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Entrance Fees
    • Licensed Tour Guide (Bookable upon request by contacting us on the phone number provided by Viator)
    • Gratuity(optional)
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Poseidon
    • Entry/Admission - Acropolis
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Olympian Zeus
    • Entry/Admission - Panathenaic Stadium
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Temple of Poseidon, Cape Sounio, Sounio 195 00 Greece

    Spend your day in the city of Athens discovering a combination of historical and cultural insights but also current events of the city. Enjoy the most scenic ride along the Athenian Riviera heading to Cape Sounion

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Acropolis, via Dionysiou Areopagitou str., Athens 105 58 Greece

    This tour will take you to all the must-see sights of Athens.

    During your Acropolis visit (approx. 2 hrs) you will see:
    - Propylaea,
    - The Parthenon
    - Erechtheion
    - The Temple of Athena Nike,

    Looking down from the Acropolis you'll see the two ancient theaters in its shadow:
    - The Theater of Dionysus , the oldest Greek theater (built in the 5th century BC),
    - Odeon of Herod Atticus, erected in AD 161. The site hosts performances for the summer Athens Festival.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Temple of Olympian Zeus, Leoforos Vasilissis Olgas Leoforos Amalias, Athens 105 57 Greece

    The Temple of Olympian Zeus, also known as the Olympieion or Columns of the Olympian Zeus, is a former colossal temple at the center of the Greece capital Athens. It was dedicated to "Olympian" Zeus, a name originating from his position as head of the Olympian gods. Construction began in the 6th century BC during the rule of the Athenian tyrants, who envisaged building the greatest temple in the ancient world, but it was not completed until the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian in the 2nd century AD, some 638 years after the project had begun. During the Roman period the temple -that included 104 colossal columns- was renowned as the largest temple in Greece and housed one of the largest cult statues in the ancient world.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Arch of Hadrian (Pili tou Adrianou), Leoforos Amalias, Athens Greece

    The Arch of Hadrian, most commonly known in Greek as Hadrian's Gate, is a monumental gateway resembling – in some respects – a Roman triumphal arch. It has been proposed that the arch was built to celebrate the adventus (arrival) of the Roman Emperor Hadrian and to honor him for his many benefactions to the city.

    There were two inscriptions on the arch, facing in opposite directions, naming both Theseus and Hadrian as founders of Athens.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Panathenaic Stadium, Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue opposite the statue of Myron Discobolus, Athens 116 35 Greece

    The Panathenaic Stadium or Kallimarmaro is a multi-purpose stadium in Athens, Greece. One of the main historic attractions of Athens,it is the only stadium in the world built entirely of marble.

    A stadium was built on the site of a simple racecourse by the Athenian statesman Lykourgos (Lycurgus) c. 330 BC, primarily for the Panathenaic Games.The stadium was excavated in 1869 and hosted the Zappas Olympics in 1870 and 1875. After being refurbished, it hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the first modern Olympics in 1896. It was used for various purposes in the 20th century and was once again used as an Olympic venue in 2004. It is the finishing point for the annual Athens Classic Marathon.It is also the last venue in Greece from where the Olympic flame handover ceremony to the host nation takes place.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Mount Lycabettus, Athens Greece

    Lycabettus hill also known as Lycabettos, Lykabettos or Lykavittos is a Cretaceous limestone hill in Athens, Greece at 300 meters (908 feet) above sea level. Pine trees cover its base, and at its two peaks are the 19th century Chapel of St. George, a theatre, and a restaurant.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Changing of the Guard Ceremony, Syntagma Square Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Athens 10557 Greece

    One of the most unique experiences is the changing of the guards in Athens. The presidential guards or Evzones, guard the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Hellenic Parliament building around the clock, through the coldest winter night or hottest summer day. Evzones are an elite unit of the Greek army and it is a very high honour for a Greek guard to be selected as an Evzone

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Lake Vouliagmeni, Ethniki Odos Athinon Souniou, Vouliagmeni 166 71 Greece

    Immediately to the south of town and very close to the sea, a rare geological formation is to be found that gave the suburb its modern name: Lake Vouliagmeni ("Sunken Lake"), a small brackish-water lake fed by underground currents seeping through the mass of Mount Hymettus. Because of its constant and comfortable water temperature —at about 24ºCelsius the lake functions as a year-round spa.

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Accommodation Piraeus area, Port and Cruise Terminal (Included). Meeting point: The driver will meet you at the port holding a sign with your name onAccommodation in Athens and Athens Suburbs Pickup/drop off from/to Accommodation located outside Athens Pickup/drop off from/to Athens Airport Meeting point: The driver will meet you inside the airport holding a sign with your name onAirports
    • Athens Intl Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 190 04 Greece
    Ports
    • Pireaus
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
    • Transport is wheelchair accessible however be prepared for uneven surfaces at the sites visited which may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Passengers and the driver are obliged to wear a mask covering their nose and mouth.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Tours of Athens

Activity ID: V-86140P20

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