Sounion: Poseidon temple - yacht charters Saronic
When sailing from Athens
, Cape Sounion
offers an ideal stop-over to explore the Cycladic islands
. But even if Lavrion
is your starting yacht charter base, a small detour to visit this enchanting place is well worth it. Besides a lovely anchorage, Sounion can boast one of the most majestic sunsets in Greece and is famous for the famous Poseidon temple which overlooks the yachts in the bay below.
A lot of itineraries in the Saronic Gulf
include a visit to Cape Sounion from either Athens, Aegina
The conspicuous Temple of Poseidon was erected in 444 BCE. Besides via charter yachts
it can be visited by bus.
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