Private Cape Sounion and Yabanaki Beach Break
Spend a full day taking in spectacular views of the western coast of Attica, relax on the sands of Yabanaki Beach, and more on this private beach day and...
DescriptionSpend a full day taking in spectacular views of the western coast of Attica, relax on the sands of Yabanaki Beach, and more on this private beach day and cultural excursion in Athens. You'll enjoy roundtrip transportation to and from your port and destinations via a comfortable private motorcoach. Your tour also comes with a guided tour of the Temple of Poseidon by an expert tour guide who will share the history of the temple and narrate a one-hour scenic drive, where you get to see breathtaking views as you pass places like Glyfada and Sounio. You'll also get to enjoy a complimentary sunbed and umbrella for your three-hour stop at Yabanaki Beach, making this the perfect tour for families, history buffs, and beachgoers alike.Start your epic beach and cultural excursion off by departing the Piraeus port with your guide as you enjoy a comfortable private motorcoach drive south to Sounion Cape. Along the way, you enjoy captivating views of Attica's western coast as you cross over the Athenian River and pass iconic sites and cities like Voula, Lagonisi, and Glyfada---Athens' largest southern suburb. Enjoy learning about the history of areas like Flisvos Marina, Sounio, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza, where a treaty was signed to help end the Greek Civil War. You'll also learn about the history of the Cape, which is home to archaeological sites like the Temple of Poseidon---the first stop on your tour.Head to the Temple of Poseidon and get ready for an epic tour that will take you into its past as you climb its rocky path that leads up to the sanctuary, where you can catch amazing views of the Aegean Sea. The temple was dedicated to the Greek sea god Poseidon when it was built in the 5th century B.C. With its Doric-style columns made of Pentelic marble and lustrous whitewashed palette, this temple is symbolic of Greece's architectural grandeur during the Golden Age.Get ready for fun in the sun on the next part of your tour as you head to the iconic Yabanaki Beach. Catch some rays, go for a dip in the crystalline waters of the Saronic Gulf, and use your complimentary sunbed and umbrella to relax on its golden sands. You can also try out the many water sports activities available or head to nearby tavernas before heading back to your port with your guide.From visiting the Temple of Poseidon to enjoying some free time on Yabanaki Beach, this private guided tour combines a cultural experience with sun-filled fun. Book your tour today to reserve your spot on this fun-filled adventure in Athens!
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Preparation AdviceWe recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. Sunscreen and sunglasses are also recommended. For those wishing to visit any churches, ensure shoulders and knees are covered.