Rent a car in Athens A very nice excursion near Athens and inside Attica area is Sounio Cape, which is located 65 kilometers south of the city of Athens.
You can reach there by following the road next to the sea, beside the coast of Saronikos. It' s a magnificent route that ends to the famous cape. There you can visit the ancient temple of Poseidon, god of the sea. The temple is built in the highest point of the hill, 60 meters above the surface of sea. From there you can wonder the marvelous view and the most beautiful sunset in Attica.