The Greek Heritage In Agrigento
Visit the extraordinary Valley of the Temples of ancient Akragas. A UNESCO World Heritage Site with a private tour guide. These are among the greatest Greek ruins in the world. And the splendor of the temples in the Doric style.
The town reached its maximum splendor in the V c. BC when the magnificent Doric temples were built on the southern hill.
What to expect
Pick up by your private Guide Driver at your hotel. First drive trough the plantations of orange trees growing in the Piana di Catania. Then follow the grain fields that characterize the central part of the island.
Valley of Temples
Arrive in AGRIGENTO. After a short break for coffee, start the Walking Tour through the famous Valley of Temples of ancient Akragas. Here you’ll see the Temple of Juno, with its excellent views of the entire valley. The Temple of Concordia is beautifully preserved. The oldest ruin is traditionally named the Temple of Hercules.
Drop off at your hotel
The Imperial Villa del Casale, 3rd Century is near Piazza Armerina. It is probably the finest and most extensive display (37,650 sq ft) of mosaics of the Roman era anywhere in the world. North African art influenced style, both in composition and the choice of colourful polychrome materials. The owners lived in luxury. The villa had its own private thermae, a reception hall, in addition to large restrooms and living rooms.
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