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Dramatically situated on the coastal cliffs of Cape Sounion, overlooking the Aegean Sea, the Temple of Poseidon is one of the most evocative sites of ancient Greece and a top visitor attraction. The magnificent monument dates back to 444 BC, but today, all that remains is a series of gleaming white marble columns, standing proudly atop the cape.

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Full Day Private Tour: Essential Athens Highlights plus Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon

Full Day Private Tour: Essential Athens Highlights plus Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon

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Make the most of your time in Greece on this full-day privately chauffeured tour of Athens. Get a true insider's view of this bustling Mediterranean metropolis and learn the history and culture of the city along the way. Explore the city while visiting such sites: Olympic Stadium, the Acropolis, Hadrian's Arch, the Temple of Zeus, and the New Acropolis Museum. Watch the changing of the guard at the parliament and then take a coastal road trip to the dramatic clifftop Temple of Poseidon. This tour is flexible and allows you to go at your own pace.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$241.28
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Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip
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Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip

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Combine two popular tours of Athens and Cape Sounion into one day at a discounted price with this Athens Super Saver. In the morning, board an air-conditioned coach for a sightseeing tour of Athens’ highlights. With an expert guide, stroll around the Parthenon and antiquities on the Acropolis; visit the New Acropolis Museum; see the Panathenaic Stadium and more. Then, take an afternoon trip to Cape Sounion, where the Temple of Poseidon overlooks the Aegean Sea. Admire the glittering temple and stellar views before your return by coach to Athens.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.49
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Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Small-Group Tour from Athens

Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Small-Group Tour from Athens

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Visit one of Greece’s most picturesque coastal viewpoints on a half-day small-group tour from Athens to Cape Sounion. Travel by minivan along south Attica’s scenic shoreline roads to reach the ancient Temple of Poseidon, built atop a towering sea cliff with fantastic views of the Aegean. Explore the ruins of this temple dedicated to the Greek god of the sea, and opt for an afternoon tour to catch a famously beautiful sunset.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.14
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Athens Sea Kayak Tour to the Temple of Poseidon with entrance fee and lunch

Athens Sea Kayak Tour to the Temple of Poseidon with entrance fee and lunch

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Leave the bustle of Athens behind for a half-day sea kayak adventure along the Athenian Riviera. Paddle up the scenic coastline of the Saronic Gulf, stopping for a swim and snack among hidden beaches and islets on the way to Cape Sounion. Admire a unique view of the Temple of Poseidon from the water, and then go ashore to explore the ancient archaeological site dedicated to the Greek sea god. Reward your efforts with stunning panoramic views over the cape and a delicious meal at a Greek tavern.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$193.02
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10 Day Greek Island Tour in Santorini & Crete, the Best Islands Experience

10 Day Greek Island Tour in Santorini & Crete, the Best Islands Experience

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Book this 10 day tour that cover Santorini & Crete as one of the best destinations in Greece for a summer holiday to visit glorious beaches in Crete to mystical ruins, visit Oia and walk at the rim of Caldera with panoramic view, admiring the most spectacular sunset of the world. Here all white houses and domed churches tumbling over the lip of the caldera. Continue your holidays in Crete and visit the Palace of Knossos. Walk ta Crete's old cities, Rethymno and Chania, discover the cave where Zeus born & have a cruise to Gramvousa islands to swim at lagoon of Balos. During your vacation in Santorini, visit Oia and walk at the rim of Caldera with panoramic view, admiring the most spectacular sunset of the world. You have many things to do in Santorini such as, wine tours, sunset cruise to Volcano, visit Pyrgos village, is the higher point of Santorini and much more. Book online 10 day tour in Santorini and Crete with the best rates.
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  • 10 days
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$2,171.49
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Athens Full Day Tour with Lunch
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Athens Full Day Tour with Lunch

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Travel back in time to the thriving empire of ancient Greece on a full-day tour of Athens led by an expert guide. In the morning, visit a combination of classic and contemporary sites to gain a holistic picture of the bustling Greek capital including the Acropolis and Acropolis Museum. Then, after savoring a delicious lunch, head out to the Saronic Gulf to Cape Sounion where the great Temple of Poseidon is still standing.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.54
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Sunset at the Cape Sounion Half Day Tour
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Sunset at the Cape Sounion Half Day Tour

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Watch one of the most majestic sunsets in Greece with a half-day twilight tour to Cape Sounion. Travel along the Saronic Gulf and Athens Riviera to the cape, which sits atop a sheer sea cliff and was a sacred site in the ancient world. Tour the Temple of Poseidon, dedicated to the mythological god of the sea, and sip a glass of sparkling Greek wine as the sun dips below the horizon and several islands in the distance.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.97
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$69.97
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Buggy Tour in Ancient Ruins and Temples around Athens-SOUNIO Poseidon Temple

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Buggy Tour in Ancient Ruins and Temples around Athens-SOUNIO Poseidon Temple

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*** A COVID-FREE transportation with Buggies on Greek Ancient Culture*** Visit Ancient Ruins and Temples around Athens by Driving in an open-air buggy car (also privately, only your family in same car) *** Enjoy the MOST UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE*** Fun with the most stylish BeachBuggy® car!! The BEST on sightseeing and viewing around. ***Swimming-Coffee-Drinks-Snacks-Greek Souvlaki*** Our slogan is: breath the moments, taste the life, enjoy the fun!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$168.88
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Private Cruise to Poseidon Temple at Sounio Cape with Snorkeling and Swimming

Private Cruise to Poseidon Temple at Sounio Cape with Snorkeling and Swimming

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Make the most of your time in Greece with this private cruise to Poseidon Temple at Sounio Cape. Enjoy the time on the cruise to the temple, about 43 miles (69 kilometers) southeast of Athens. Spend some time at the temple, the second most visited ancient site after the Acropolis in Athens. And then take some time to go swimming in the sea or snorkeling.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,188.29
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Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip from Athens
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Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon Half-Day Trip from Athens

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Marvel over one of Greece’s most photographed monuments on this half-day tour to the Temple of Poseidon from Athens. Wind your way along the coastal cliffs and beaches on the scenic drive to Cape Sounion, then grab your camera as you spot the magnificent remains of the Temple of Poseidon, perched high on the sea cliffs. You have a chance to get up close to the ancient monument, explore ruins dating back to 444 BC, and soak up the impressive coastal views.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.53
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Athens Sea Kayak Tour

Athens Sea Kayak Tour

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See a perspective on the Athenian coastline that most visitors miss—and discover rare highlights like the Temple of Poseidon—on this private, full-day tour. Depart in the morning from your Athens accommodation, and head to the water’s edge. After an introduction and a chance to get familiar with your equipment, head out onto the water. You’ll paddle along the sun-drenched coastline, and will spy both natural and historical highlights as you go. Enjoy delicious Greek fare as part of your adventure.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$193.02
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Cape Sounio, Temple of Poseidon and Athenian riviera private tour from Athens

Cape Sounio, Temple of Poseidon and Athenian riviera private tour from Athens

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Head south of Athens to Cape Sounio on a private tour that takes you to the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon, dating back to the 5th century BC and known for its location perched above the sea. On the way, admire the scenery of the coastal road through Vouliagmeni and Lagonisi, winding past beaches and the sparkling water. This tour allows you to skip the hassle of finding your own way to Sounion so you can relax and enjoy a pre-planned activity.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.53
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Athens Combo: Hop-on Hop-off Bus & Cape Sounion Sunset Tour

Athens Combo: Hop-on Hop-off Bus & Cape Sounion Sunset Tour

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Want to see the Athenian Riviera and spend some time checking out the top sites in Athens? If so, save time and money buy pre-booking this combo package, which includes a Sunset tour along the Mediterranean and a two-day ticket on an Athens hop-on, hop-off bus. The sunset tour will take you the Temple of Poseidon, with gorgeous views over Cape Sounion, while the hop-on, hop-off tour ticket will give you access to four lines over two days, giving you easy access to many of the city's top spots.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.66
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Cape Sounion Private Sunset Tour From Athens With Seaside Dinner

Cape Sounion Private Sunset Tour From Athens With Seaside Dinner

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Treat yourself to a relaxing and enriching 5-hour adventure on a private tour to Cape Sounion from Athens. Begin with a picture-perfect chauffeured drive along the Greek Riviera, then enjoy free time to explore the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon. Watch as the sun sinks into the Aegean Sea, with a glass of sparkling wine in hand, before dinner at a local restaurant.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$168.93
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Private Tour: Cape Sounion Half-Day Trip from Athens

Private Tour: Cape Sounion Half-Day Trip from Athens

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Savor sensational views of Cape Sounion and the sacred Temple of Poseidon on this private half-day tour from Athens. Set out on a thrilling coastal drive along the picturesque Attica Riviera, then marvel at the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon, perched high on the sea cliffs at the tip of the Cape. Learn how the temple was built back in 44 BC, in honor of the god of the sea; explore the remarkably preserved ruins, including grand marble columns; and gaze out across the Aegean Sea.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$331.76
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Sunset Tour: Cape Sounion Private Half Day Tour from Athens

Sunset Tour: Cape Sounion Private Half Day Tour from Athens

Witness a sunset worthy of the Greek gods on a private, half-day tour to Cape Sounion. Travel through lush Athenian suburbs and along the Saronic Gulf to this famous lookout point, where seven different islands are visible on a clear day. Admire the seaside Temple of Poseidon and learn about the cape’s importance in Greek mythology and famous works like ‘The Odyssey.’ As the sun dips below the horizon, sip a glass of sparkling wine for a fantastic finish to the day.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$325.72
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Temple of Poseidon & Cape Sounion Half Day Luxury Private Tour

Temple of Poseidon & Cape Sounion Half Day Luxury Private Tour

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Journey to one of the most impressive and picturesque ancient sites in Greece on a private, half-day tour to the Temple of Poseidon. Travel along the Saronic Gulf to Cape Sounion, where the well-preserved temple ruins sit high atop a dramatic sea cliff. Learn about the history of the site and the mythological sea god to whom it was dedicated at the visitor’s center, and take in spectacular coastal views of the gulf and surrounding islands. Enjoy the customized nature of a private tour and personal attention from an English-speaking driver and guide.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$186.99
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Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip plus Delphi Day Trip
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Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip plus Delphi Day Trip

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Sightsee around Athens, Cape Sounion and Delphi on this 2-day Athens Super Saver. Combining three top-selling tours at a discounted price, and designed for those with pre-booked overnight accommodation, the tour spotlights the best of Athens and two of Greece’s classical treasures. On one day, discover top Athens attractions including the Acropolis, and take an afternoon trip to Cape Sounion, home to the stunning Temple of Poseidon. Couple the day up with a full-day trip to the spectacular mountainside temples and stadium at Delphi, one of Greece’s greatest archaeological wonders.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$262.75
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Athens Shore Excursion: Private City Tour and Cape Sounion Trip

Athens Shore Excursion: Private City Tour and Cape Sounion Trip

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See the best of Athens and visit the Temple of Poseidon on a private, full-day shore excursion. Meet your guide at Piraeus Port, then climb into your private minivan and set off in search of the Greek capital’s premier sights. See Syntagma Square, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch and more while your guide talks about the history and mythology of Ancient Greece. Then, travel onward to Cape Sounion, the site of the ruined Temple of Poseidon.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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$456.70
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Private Tour of Classical Athens & Cape Sounion

Private Tour of Classical Athens & Cape Sounion

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Experience Athens’ top historic destinations on this all-day guided excursion. After a convenient hotel or port pickup, travel by comfortable minivan to the Acropolis and visit landmarks like the Olympic Stadium, the Temple of Olympiad Zeus, Mount Lycabettus, the Acropolis, and the National Archaeological Museum. Then head to Cape Sounion and admire a magical sunset at the Temple of Poseidon.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$234.64
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2-Day Combo Private Tour: Essential Athens & Temple of Poseidon plus Delphi

2-Day Combo Private Tour: Essential Athens & Temple of Poseidon plus Delphi

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Cover three Athens’ area highlights over two day-long tours, all free from transport worries, on this private Athens trip. On Day 1, explore the Acropolis and Cape Sounion's Temple of Poseidon. On Day 2, head northwest to visit UNESCO-protected Delphi and its museum. Learn about the sites from your driver, and opt to hire guides (additional cost) at each location for historical commentary as you explore. Accommodation is excluded.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$462.05
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Cape Sounion & Temple Of Poseidon Private Trip

Cape Sounion & Temple Of Poseidon Private Trip

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Traveling independently from Athens to Cape Sounion can mean figuring out bus timetables or sorting out a rental car. With this private tour, forget about both and enjoy the freedom of traveling with your own dedicated guide. Stop at the Temple of Poseidon for as long or short as you wish, and enjoy a drink, snack, or meal while soaking up the sunset.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$116.55
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Cape Sounio Afternoon Tour
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Cape Sounio Afternoon Tour

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Explore beyond the bustle of Athens with a half-day tour to Cape Sounio. Board a luxurious coach and admire views of the suburbs of Athens and the Saronic Gulf while traveling along the coast road. Visit the Temple of Poseidon and see its original Doric columns. Take in the panoramic sea views from the monument.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.29
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Private Day Trip to Cape Sounio & Temple of Poseidon

Private Day Trip to Cape Sounio & Temple of Poseidon

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Venture out of the bustling city of Athens and explore Cape Sounio, home to the stunning Temple of Poseidon. This 6-hour private tour is perfect for those interested in Greek history and mythology and see beautiful views of the Aegean Sea. Take a dip in the crystal clear waters, enjoy a delicious Greek breakfast, and catch a beautiful sunset before heading back to Athens.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.89
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What are Temple of Poseidon hours of operation?
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Temple of Poseidon hours of operation: Open daily from 8am to sunset. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Temple of Poseidon can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 184 Temple of Poseidon tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Temple of Poseidon 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Temple of Poseidon costs USD 54.29. Guided Temple of Poseidon tours start around USD 54.29 per person. See all 184 Temple of Poseidon tickets and tours on Viator.
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