Not far away from the Greek capital, around 40 to 50 minutes drive away from the city center of Athens, there is a fascinating seaside resort that can make you forget you are not on an island. Cape Sounio is located at the edge of the 70km long Athens Riviera, the southeast coastline of the Attica peninsula. But, who can tell? Is Cape Sounion the further end or the entrance gate to the Athens Riviera?
Cape Sounion is best known for its magnificent Temple dedicated to the ancient God of the sea, Poseidon, its captivating sunset, and the picturesque beaches along its magnificent coastline. It is a favorite all-year round-destination for locals and visitors alike, who seek a day’s excursion away from the urban landscape. It is no less favorite for sea lovers who seek a day’s cruise in the sea where everything started. Read more here