Discover some of the nature and landscapes that inspired the mythology and gods of ancient Greece, with this fantastic opportunity to explore two of the most majestic and beloved ancient temples in the vicinity of Athens.
A perfect cultural tour for those who are drawn to the magic of Greek antiquity but have strolled the streets of Athens already, From Athens to the Aegean Sea is a full-day tour to some of the most famous and significant ancient temples around Athens. Departing the capital in the morning, this private tour will take you around the Attica peninsula and includes visits to the Sanctuary of Artemis at Brauron and the Temple of Poseidon at stunning Cape Sounio, as well as a visit to the Vravrona Wetland, a beautiful Natura 2000 protected natural area.
A magical experience awaits you at the Vravrona Wetland, a Natura 2000 protected area, which is home to a number of rare and endangered species of birds and fish. This part of the tour is guided by a field expert / researcher, who will introduce the area’s flora and fauna and give you a glimpse of the wealth and diversity of Greek nature.
A stone’s throw from the wetland, the Sanctuary of Artemis at Brauron is one of Attica’s oldest ancient sites of worship. An archaeologist-led guided tour of site and its museum offers fantastic insights into the spirituality and culture of ancient Greece, contextualizing them into the stunning nature and scenery that inspired divine awe as early as 2500 years ago.
The stuff of legends — and poetry — Cape Sounio is the southernmost tip of the Attica peninsula and the location of the famed Temple of Poseidon. Having a special fascination with artists and scholars throughout the ages, it is known as much for the myths and legends that surround it as for its majestic temple and the breathtaking sunsets over the Aegean Sea.