Sunio resort is a small resort area that arose in the territory adjacent to the cape of the same name.
The resort has very expensive land and real estate, much more expensive than in other regions of the country, and therefore it is built up mainly of comfortable country villas and expensive hotels.
So, for example, the cost of individual mansions in the resort exceeds 20 million euros.
Arriving in Sounio, you will see the impressive Temple of Poseidon.
Its construction began with the construction of the Parthenon in 444 BC. In just four years, in 440 BC the temple was ready.
The temple is dedicated to the god of the sea of ancient Greek mythology Poseidon, stands at an altitude of 60 m above sea level and is visible from everywhere at a distance of several kilometers.
He was a symbol of Athenian power and a religious center of that time.
Modern Sunio is a favorite vacation spot of the Athenians who can afford it.
There is an unwritten tradition among travelers, it is to admire the sunset of amazing beauty from the top of Cape Sunio and be sure to make a wish.
Center of Athens - Sounio 77 km (≈ 1 hour 15 min)
Airport - Sunio 45 km (≈ 45 min)
Port of Piraeus - Sounio 64 km (≈ 1 hour 15 min)