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Athens (Piraeus) Temple of Poseidon Excursion Reviews

Athens (Piraeus) Temple of Poseidon  cruise excursion
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Create your own postcard-worthy snapshots of Cape Sounion’s Temple of Poseidon on a scenic trip from Athens.
Member Image prinsjh
2 reviews
Sep 2013

Fabulous tour. We had both been to Athens some 35 plus years ago so it was great to return. I had remembered Athens being very filthy and unappealing but found the city and particularly the Acropolis being well cared for and clean. Lunch was fabulous (Greek buffet) at the Intercontinental Hotel. Our guide, Helen, was very knowlegeable and responsive to people's questions and needs. The climb to the top is quite steep and on uneven terrain. Wear good footwear. The city tour showed hightlights of Athens followed with a coastal drive to Cape Sounion. Coastal drive was just spectacular and the Temple of Poseiden was lovely albeit very small compared to the Acropolis.

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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image retired2012
1 review
Oct 2012
Our tour operator met us at the ship and gave us a great tour of the city, Acropolis, brought us to a fantastic place for lunch, brought us to the Mediterranean so we could stick our foot in and see how warm the water was. We toured Sounion - which was great timing - no one at Poseidon's temple but the 4 of us.
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Provider: Nikos Tours
Member Image hillside
1 review
Oct 2012
We weree met at the port by Nick of Athens By Txi, a company I found on Cruise Critic posts. It was a great choice. We booked the Athens and Cape Sounion full tour and saw the highlights of Athens in the morning and then traveled to Cape Sounion and the temple of Poseidon in the afternoon. We finished the day with fabulous giros that we asked nick to order as the menu was only in Greek. We enjoyed everything about our day. The Temple of Poseidan was a short uphill walk on a mostly newly paved walkway. The ruins were beautiful overlooking the sea.
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Provider: Athens by Taxi
Member Image colbuck
6 reviews
Aug 2012
The Temple is located in a lovely scenery and really deserves a visit, especially if you have seen Athenms already (it was my 3rd time there). However, the excursion offered by NCL was quite disappointing as we spent more time at a bar near the beach in Vouliagmeni (without the chance to go into the sea, though!) than at the site of the temple itself.
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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image MsAvalon
1 review
Jun 2012
The Temple didn't disappoint. Fantastic views from the cape...tour guide was good but sometimes could hear or understand her.
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Provider: Celebrity Cruises

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