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Cape Sounio Exclusive Resort

Grecotel Cape Sounio Directions & Map

According to legend, Cape Sounio is the spot where Aegeus, king of Athens, leapt to his death off the cliff, thus giving his name to the Aegean Sea. 
The headland is the most southerly tip of the Attica region and is less than an hour’s drive from the capital city of Athens.  It is easily accessible from Athens International Airport via the main road or scenic coast road.

Athens International Airport (38 km).

Athens airport is served by many scheduled international airlines including Olympic Airways & Aegean Airlines all year and by charter carriers during the summer period.

Lavrio Harbour (10 km).
Lavrio Harbour has regular services from and to Aegina and Cycladic islands by passenger and car ferries.

Private Yacht:
Grecotel Cape Sounio is only 8km from the Olympic Marina and mooring is available in Sounio bay directly in front of the hotel.

Taxi & Luxury Service:
Taxis & car or limousine hire are available on request through Reception



A. From Athens International Airport to Grecotel Cape Sounio
Distance 47 km about 30-40 mins
1. Take signs from the airport for ATHENS 0.9 km 

2. Follow the road Route 62/Attiki Odos to Athens 5.6 km
3. Continue on Route 62 towards Koropi (signs for Markopoulo/Vari/Koropi) 0.4 km 
4. Take exit 20 toward E94/Markopoulo  77 m 
5. Continue on Markopoulou Avenue Continue to follow Markopoulou  4.7 km
6. At all traffic lights continue straight ahead following signs LAVRIO 25.8 km
7. On entering LAVRIO, Turn right at Town Square (which resembles a dual carriageway)  0.2 km 
8. Continue through square and exit on opposite side (Slight right) following signs TEMPLE OF SOUNIO)  1.3 km 
9. Continue on Leoforos Athinon-Souniou  9 km
10. At roundabout keep right (leaving the Temple on your left) 7.3 km 
11. Follow road for 300 m. Hotel is on your right   300 m

B. From Syntagma Square (Central Athens) to Grecotel Cape Sounio 

Distance 60.6 km 1 hour 11 mins
1. Head north on Leoforos Vasilissis Amalias toward Odos Othonos 0.1 km 
2. Turn left onto Georgiou A  34 m
3. Slight left at Vas. Georgiou A 0.1 km 
4. Turn left at Syntagmatos 0.1 km
5. Continue on Odos Filellinon 0.3 km 
6. Turn left to stay on Odos Filellinon 43 m 
7. Turn right at Leoforos Vasilissis Amalias (signs for GLYFADA/Peiraias) 0.5 km
8. Turn left at Odos Athanasiou Diakou 0.2 km 
9. Continue on Vouliagmenis 14.5 km
10. Turn left at Digeni 0.2 km
11. Continue on Odos Kalymnou 1.4 km 
12. Turn left at Leoforos Varis 0.9 km 
13. Slight right at Leoforos Varis/Paizi (signs for Koropi) 0.6 km
14. Turn right at Plateia Iroon (signs for Varkiza/Sounio)  66 m 
15. Turn left to stay on Plateia Iroon  31 m 
16. Turn right at Vakchou 0.2 km 
17. Continue on Vasileos Konstantinou 1.1 km
18. Slight left to stay on Vasileos Konstantinou (signs for Athina/Peiraias) 46 m
19. Turn left at Odos Poseidonos 1.4 km 
20. Continue on Souniou 15.0 km
21. Slight right to stay on Souniou. Continue to follow Souniou  23.3 km 
22. Follow road for 300 m. Hotel is on your Left 0.3 km 

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By car from Resort to
• Central Athens - 60 km
• Athens International Airport - 47 km
• Olympic Marina / Lavrio Port - 9 km
• Lavrio town - 10 km
• Vougliameni town - 35 km
• Glyfada town - 45 km
• Hospital - 45 km
• Medical Centre - 10 km

Distances by Sea from Resort to (nautical miles)
• Flisvos Marina Athens - 17 nm
• Kea (Tzea) Island - 22 nm
• Private beaches nearby - approx 2 nm
• Vougliameni Marina - 7 nm
• Mykonos Blu Grecotel Exclusive Resort - 70 nm

By helicopter from Resort to
• Athens International Airport- 10 min
• Mykonos Blu Grecotel Exclusive Resort - 30 min

Awards - Recognitions 2014


67 km Athens - Sounio Rd.
P.O. BOX 112, GR-19500
Sounio, Attica, Greece
Tel. +30 22920 69700

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