Athens Layover Tours
Explore Athens or Cape Sounion in Few Hours
1st Suggestion: Athens Layover Tour
Embark on a private tour starting at the historic Acropolis Hill, showcasing the marvels of the Golden Age of Athens—the Propylaea, Erechtheion with Caryatids, the Temple of Athena Nike, and the iconic Parthenon. Enjoy panoramic views of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Theater of Dionysus, and Areopagus. Explore the Temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch, witness the grandeur of the Panathenaic Stadium, and observe the Evzones at the Presidential Guard. Drive to Lycabettus Hill, passing by the National Library, Athens University, and Academy. If time permits, immerse yourself in the vibrant Ermou Street, Plaka, and Monastiraki for traditional food, drink, and optional shopping, completing a comprehensive exploration of Athens’ rich cultural and historical tapestry.
2nd Suggestion: Sounion Layover Tour
Embark on a captivating panoramic tour along the Athens Coast en route to Cape Sounion, where the ancient Temple of Poseidon awaits. Departing from Athens, the scenic coastal road unfolds stunning vistas of the Saronic Gulf, weaving through picturesque suburbs like P. Faliron, Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, and Varkiza. Arrive at Cape Sounion to explore the 5th-century B.C. Temple of Poseidon, offers one of the world’s most breathtaking panoramic views. On clear days, behold at least seven islands against the azure backdrop. The precipice dramatically descends 197 feet to the sea, enhancing the awe-inspiring grandeur of this ancient coastal sanctuary. Immerse yourself in history and nature on this unforgettable journey along the Athens Coast.
Join our Private Athens Layover Tours
Athens Layover Private Tours with FREE transfer!
Short on time in Athens? Explore the Athens Acropolis or Cape Sounion and Temple of Poseidon in few hours and key highlights hassle-free! Benefit from complimentary on-way transfer from/to Athens city center or Cape Sounion, ensuring a convenient and enriching experience during your brief visit to the ancient city.
- 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
- 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)