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Swimming & Sunset at Cape Sounion

To join the excursion, you must fill in and send --> this form <-- to the appointed local travel agent, L’ oceane, at [email protected] and [email protected].

Afternoon tour, Wednesday, July 10th

Maximum capacity: 150 persons

Excursion code: SOU-1-2024LOC

Start your excursion by swimming at Sounion Beach and enjoying a local menu of “meze and ouzo” at a beautiful scenic traditional Greek tavern by the sea, finishing with a magnificent sunset experience from the temple of Poseidon at the archaeological site of Cape Sounion.




"Akrogiali" tavern table with a view of the Temple of Poseidon
"Akrogiali" tavern, view of the Temple of Poseidon
Temple of Poseidon at sunset
Temple of Poseidon at sunset


This is a customized tour organized only for ISIT 2024 participants. Depart with a private guide and bus to a scenic Greek tavern right on the picturesque beach of Sounion, by driving along the coastal road of the Athenian Riviera with spectacular views of the Saronic Gulf. Relax by the crystal-clear waters of the Aegean Sea and experience the taste of Greek “mezedes”, assortment of Greek traditional dishes, accompanied by the famous Greek “ouzo”, an anise flavored aperitif.

After enjoying your swim and meal, you will visit the Temple of Poseidon, founded in the fifth century B.C. and built on a 60-meter-high promontory surrounded by the sea. You will enjoy impressive views of the Aegean Sea from the ruins, having time to relax and take photos before the sun settles at around 20.45.


Beach at Cape Sounion
Beach at Cape Sounion
Cape Sounion panoramic photo
Cape Sounion panoramic photo


Cost summary

A minimum of 20 persons is required for the excursion to materialize.

Cost: € 105/person

In case the minimum number of attendees is not reached, and the excursion is cancelled you will be notified via email and refunded from the local travel agent.

The rate includes:

  • Luxury A/C coach
  • English speaking guide
  • The "Ouzo" taste with an assortment of Greek dishes
  • Admission fees to Cape Sounion (€ 10 till further notice)
  • Whispers during the visit
  • All taxes
  • Local agent's office assistance


Cancellation policy

The cancellation policy for the customized excursions is strict due to organization constraints. For the ISIT 2024 customized excursions, we need to secure a specific number of attendees for the excursion to materialize. Please note that admission time slots are given by the Greek Ministry of Culture and our travel agent will book the time slots of visits and pay in advance for them. Hence, it is important to know that you need to book early enough and that if you cannot finally attend, the full cost of the excursion will not be refundable.

  • Date of cancellation up to forty (40) days prior to the excursion, i.e. up to May 31st, 2024: full refund (minus € 20 adminstration fees)

  • Date of cancellation less than forty (40) days prior to the excursion, i.e. from June 1st, 2024: no refund