Cape Sounion - on the edge of South Attica.    Price € 50      

One of the most spectacular tours of southern Attica awaits you at the southernmost point of the region. Half an hour drive from Athens - and you at Cape Sounion. This cliff overlooking the sapphire waters of the Aegean Sea, is the end of the Athenian Riviera. Cape covered with legends and myths - everyone who got on top of it can give free rein to the imagination and fantasy. According to legend, King Aegeus saw here the black sails on the ship coming back from Crete his son Theseus. Theseus had to raise the white sails to commemorate the victory over the Minotaur, but forgot to do it. Aegeus thought that his son was defeated and threw himself into the sea - so got its name Aegean Sea. Cape Sounion in ancient times was a place of worship two gods - Athena and Apollo, who, according to mythology, constantly vying for the right to possession of Attica. In their honor, the Athenians built on a promontory two magnificent temple. Temple of Athena partially preserved to the present day - from its former greatness leaving only the foundation remains of the roof and a capital of a column. Of particular interest is the Temple of Poseidon, towering at the top of the cape. Archaic temple built of marble, dazzles the senses. Well-preserved foundations, columns, statues and several of the architrave with images of ancient scenes allows you to experience all the greatness of this religious building. At Cape Sounion, you can see the most beautiful sunset in the world, decorated with outlines of ancient ruins. They say if you make a wish in this breathtaking beautiful moment, then it will come true ...