If your kids are Percy Jackson fans, then this half-day private tour from Athens is an absolute must! Driving along the Athens Riviera, you will head towards Cape Sounion, where there is a temple dedicated to Percy’s father – The Temple of Poseidon. Spend some time admiring it’s position and listening to tales from Greek Mythology in the company of our expert guide, before the perfect ending to the tour – A magical sunset with the Temple as a backdrop.
Family Trip to Cape Sounion
Our Percy Jackson tour to Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon starts in the afternoon from Athens, where you can meet your guide either at a central location or your hotel. As this is a private family tour, you will be taken in a comfortable vehicle out of Athens, where you will join up with the coastline, before driving along the Athens Riviera. You will soon discover our guide is a lot of fun, as they tell takes from Greek Mythology, play games, and inform you about the areas you are passing through.
Thermal Lake or Swim in the Sea?
During the drive to the Temple of Poseidon, there will be plenty of time for a swim along the way. Depending on the time of year, you might choose to swim in the warm waters of the Vouliagmeni thermal lake, or the sea itself. Whichever you decide, we’re sure you are going to enjoy this welcome break from your busy sightseeing schedule to have some fun in the water!
The Temple of Poseidon
Finally, after drying off and continuing the drive, you will arrive at the Temple of Poseidon. This temple has been standing for nearly 2500 years, and is of a Doric style. There are many myths and legends connected with the temple, as well as those concerning Poseidon himself. The kids will love finding out how the inspiration for the Rick Riordan books came about during this Percy Jackson Greece tour, as well as the fun way our guide will explain everything. As with all our Greek mythology tours, there are plenty of interactive games, puzzles and quizzes to keep everyone engaged and excited throughout.
The Sunset at the Temple of Poseidon
As the sun slowly starts to sink lower in the sky, our guide will show you the best spots from where you can enjoy the sunset and take some videos and photos. There’s something truly magical about the sunset at the Temple of Poseidon, and witnessing it really gives a better understanding as to just why the ancient Greek built the temple in this place.
Once the sun has finally set, it is then time to walk back out of the site to the vehicle, and begin the drive back to Athens. It’s been a fun afternoon, so there will be plenty to talk about on the way back!
Percy Jackson Tour of Greece
In addition to our Athens mythology tour to Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon, we also have a number of other individual Greek mythology tour and packages you might be interested in. Other popular Percy Jackson tours from Athens include a private family tour to Delphi, and a tour that combines ancient Corinth and Epidaurus. For a truly immersive experience, try one of our packages for a Percy Jackson tour of Greece. You can choose between 2, 3, 5, and 7 day tours all designed specifically with families in mind.
Disclaimer: The Percy Jackson tour to Greece and its promotion are not sponsored by Rick Riordan or Disney*Hyperion and they specifically disclaim any legal obligations or responsibilities for the tour.
Families should know
A great way to see one of the best sunsets in Greece
Entrance fees not included
Kids will love
Listening to stories from Greek mythology
The chance to take a swim and have some fun in the water!
Visiting the Temple of Poseidon – Dedicated to Percy’s father!
Parents will love
Seeing the magical sunset at the Temple of Poseidon
A variety of activities throughout the afternoon – No one will get bored!
Fun and knowledgeable guide
Best season to visit
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