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1st Suggestion: Athens Sightseeing
Discover all that Athens has to offer in just one day! Immerse yourself in the rich history by visiting iconic landmarks such as the Acropolis, the Parthenon, and the Temple of Zeus. Marvel at the grandeur of the Panathenaic Stadium and witness the awe-inspiring changing of the guards at Syntagma Square. Stroll through the city center and admire the elegant neoclassical buildings. Indulge in some retail therapy and unwind in the chic district of Kolonaki. Experience the vibrant atmosphere of the local market and Monastiraki Square. Finally, don’t miss the chance to admire the breathtaking panoramic view of Athens from Lycabettus Hill. Rest assured, this tour will leave you captivated!

2nd Suggestion: Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon
Embark on a delightful coastal journey from Athens to Cape Sounion and experience the splendor of the Athenian coastline. Departing from Athens/Piraeus or Airport, we will take the scenic coastal road, offering magnificent views of the Saronic Gulf. As we pass through some of Athens’ most beautiful suburbs including Palaion Faliron, Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza, you’ll be enchanted by the picturesque surroundings. Our ultimate destination is Cape Sounion, where we will visit the awe-inspiring Temple of Poseidon, dating back to the 5th century B.C. Prepare to be mesmerized by the breathtaking panoramic view from the temple, offering glimpses of at least seven islands on clear days. Fun fact: The Temple of Poseidon, the Acropolis of Athens, and the Temple of Afaia Athena in Aegina form an isosceles triangle! On our return journey, we have the option to stop at a traditional Greek tavern overlooking the sea, where we can relish freshly caught fish. Get ready for a truly memorable seaside experience!

Layover Tours with FREE Athens Airport Transfer

Only have a few hours in Athens? Don’t miss the chance to see the best of the city with our private layover tours. Explore the Acropolis hill, the Parthenon, and other amazing sights in a short time. Or, if you’ve been to Athens before, join the Cape Sounion tour and enjoy a scenic drive along the Athenian Riviera to the stunning Temple of Poseidon. Either way, you’ll have a memorable day and a great experience!


  • Acropolis Hill
  • Temple of Zeus
  • Old Olympic Stadium
  • Changing of the Guards
  • Lycabettus Hill
  • Academy of science
  • Athens University
  • National Library
  • Ancient Agora
  • Modern City
  • Placa, The Old City

Athenian Riviera
P. Faliron
Vouliagmeni Lake
Cape Sounion
Poseidon’s Temple

5 hours

  • Comfortable clothing and athletic walking shoes are recommended.
  • Hat and sun glasses are suggested.
  • Photography is permitted throughout the tour.
  • Local cash needed for entrance fees and small expenses (25€ pp)
Tour Feedback
Activity Level 75%
Kids Friendly 85%
Historical 75%
Cultural 75%
Tour flexibility 90%
At you own pace 90%
Positive Reviews 100%