Excursion Destination

Temple of Poseidon - Sounion

Cape Sounion

Temple of Poseidon with Stunning Views

About 70 kms from Athens lies the spectacular Cape Sounion. See the ruins of the Greek temple of Poseidon, the god of the sea in mythology. Take in the views of the Aegean, see the carvings left by Lord Byron, the English poet dating back to the 1800s, live the legend of Aegeus and and see the Doric columns that inspired many other poets.

Cape Sounion is a great place to visit at any time and is easy to combine wither on your arrival or departure fromt he airport.

Visit the ancient Temple of Poseidon, built in the 5th century BC, settled on a rocky hilltop overlooking breathtaking panoramic views of the Cyclades islands and the Aegean Sea. Learn about the legend that named the Aegean Sea after the king of Athens, Aegeus, who leapt to his death off the cliff—197 feet (60 m) above the water after believing his son was dead.

Other Taxi Excursion Destinations

An idea of some other places to visit in the Peloponnese

Arcadian Villages
Tradition and History
Entrance to the Peloponnese
Centre of the Earth
Wonderful Ancient Theatre
Rack & Pinion Railway
Byzantine town accessible by headland
Responsible for a Whole Era
Mystra - Sparta
Byzantine Monasteries & Spartan History
Nemean Games & Wine Tasting
Home of the Olympic Games
Byzantine Monasteries & Spartan History
Ancient Messini
Wonderful Ancient Theatre
Historic Coastal Town of Mani
Fantastic Monasteries on Pinnacles
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Ancient Tyrins
Magnificent Cyclopean Walls

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