Book a full day taxi trip to Athens and the Cape Sounio and discover numerous historical and cultural highlights of our city.
We will visit the Acropolis, a site visited by millions of people from around the world for its architectural significance, the temple of Parthenon and Erechtheion with the famous beautiful Caryatids. In the south-east of the Acropolis you will also have the chance to visit the largest temple in ancient Greece, the colossal Temple of Olympian Zeus and also the Arch of Hadrian which is positioned nearby.
There are many choices you can make as we drive deeper into Athens.
Visit the Panathenaic Stadium also known as Kallimarmaro where the first Olympic Games were hosted during 1896, one of the oldest and beautifully constructed stadiums (white marble).
We’ll drive through the Greek Parliament where we can stop so you can watch the Change of Guards and we can also visit the beautiful National Garden for a pleasant walk in the green park where you can discover various plants and marvelous statues. Zappeion, a neo-classical building is also a walking distance.
Another choice is visiting an exquisite neo-classical buildings trilogy: the National University of Athens, the National Library of Greece and the Academy of Athens.
Monastiraki and Plaka are ideal for relaxing, enjoying a walk and of course shopping. This neighborhood is so picturesque and with a variety of neo classical buildings and a very vibrant urban vibe
After lunch, we can continue our trip and drive to Cape Sounio. Heading down the Saronic Coast you will have the opportunity to relax and enjoy this scenic drive along the beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni & Varkiza and also visit the beautiful lake Vouliagmeni. We will be arriving at Sounio and the Temple of Poseidon in about an hour.
Get ready to be swept off your feet by the beauty and magic of the ruins of the ancient Temple of Poseidon (constructed in 444-440 BC), a major cultural attraction offering an exquisite view to the Aegean Sea and the islands of the Saronic Gulf!
After sightseeing you are free to enjoy a beautiful meal with a majestic view.
We will be returning to Athens along the same coastal road.