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.

When it was called Akragas, Pindaro considered it to be “The Most Beautiful Among Mortal Cities”

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

Start at 8.30AM – Drive 2h

from Catania

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.

Visit 2h – Lunch break

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.

Drive back 2h

to Catania

Drop off at your hotel

What’s Included

Guided Tours inside Archeological Area
English speaking Guide Driver
Private Transport by Premium Mercedes Vehicle
Pick up/Drop off at the Hotel
Parking/Highway Fees

What’s Extra

Admission fees
Meals & Beverages

Optional Experience

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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