Enjoy this full-day tour by Athens Taxi Tour and enjoy a private sightseeing tour to the main monuments in Athens Acropolis and the Parthenon – Plaka – Ancient Agora – Ancient Roman Agora – Temple of Hephaestus – Temple of Zeus – Hadrian’s Arch – Greek Parliament –Tomb of the Unknown Soldier – Panathenian Stadium .
Athens Taxi Tour offers you the chance to experience Athens giving you a total flexibility in your options and choices. You can explore and discover the cradle of Civilization, one of the most historically important places in the world that combines both modern and classical sights. A visit to Athens is not complete if you haven’t visited the Acropolis and the Parthenon that has been ornamenting and overlooking the city for more than 2500 years.
The symbol of culture, architecture and science is the absolute must see. Drive along the historical paths that bring you to Plaka, the Ancient Agora, Thiseio, the Temple of Hephaestus, the temple of Olympian Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch.
See the changing of the guards in front of the Parliament House at Constitution square the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier. The center of Athens is full of historical landmarks. Taxi tours will also take you to the Kallimarmaron, also known as Panathenian Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896.
After lunch, Athens Taxi Tour will drive you along the coastal road to Cape Sounio – Temple of Poseidon. Cape Sounio is located at the Southern part of Attica, On top of a very steep rock. The Athenians worshiped Poseidon and Athena even during the Geometric period. The first Temple to Poseidon was build at the end of the 6th century B.C. And at 480 B.C. was destroyed by the Persians. In its place Pericles built a Marble Doric order Temple (444-440 B.C.).
Our drive to Cape Sounion has been planned to allow you to admire one of the most scenic drives in Athens. We will drive along the wonderful coastal road seeing some of the most splendid southern suburbs of Athens, also the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Voula and Vouliagmeni and the small picturesque seaside resorts of Lagonissi, Saronida, and Palaia Fokaia. In a little more than an hour we will arrive at Cape Sounion and the imposing Temple of Poseidon, God of the sea. Overlooking the Aegean Sea and the islands of the Saronic Gulf, one can see 6 islands on a clear day, the Temple of Poseidon is one of the major tourist attractions and picturesque settings in this historical site.
Our sightseeing tour includes a visit to the archaeological site where you can admire the remains of the Poseidon Temple. The site is surrounded by sea on three sides and offers spectacular view to the Aegean Sea.
Enjoy a lovely Mediterranean meal while relishing the refreshing sea breeze and the view to the deep blue waters of the Gulf and the small offshore islands.