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If you are only in Athens, Greece for one day and you want to see, experience and learn as much about Athens and the surrounding area as possible, consider taking the Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip Tour. Not only will you get to see amazing sites in 1 day, but you will also save money because the Athens Super Saver is a combination of two tours and by booking the Super Saver rather than booking the two tours separately, you’ll save 10%.
This tour starts in Athens in the morning, where you’ll be driven in an air-conditioned coach to Acropolis. You’ll get to see all the top Acropolis attractions, like:
- the Parthenon
- the Temple of Athena Nike
You will continue on to the Panathenaic Stadium, which was the location of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896.
After that, you’ll drive on to Syntagma Square where you’ll see the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Greek Parliament House and then head along Panepistimiou Street and see St Dionysius Cathedral, the University of Athens, Academy of Athens, National Library and the Acropolis Museum.
After that, you’ll have an hour on your own to relax and have lunch.
Next you’ll get back on your air-conditioned coach to head south to Cape Sounion, getting to see the gorgeous beaches of the Saronic Gulf on the way while learning about Cape Sounion.
You’ll end up at the Temple of Poseidon, where you can walk up, explore, admire the temple’s Doric columns, learn about the Greek mythology that surrounds the building and see the inscription Lord Byron made on one of the columns in the 1800s. You’ll also get great Aegean Sea views and, if the weather is clear, you’ll be able to gaze out over the island of Kea in the distance.
All in all, you will have an amazing day getting to soak up the culture and history of Greece, all the whilst saving money in the process!