The Valley Of Temples
When the city of Agrigento was called Akragas, Pindaro considered it to be “The Most Beautiful Among Mortal Cities”. Visit the extraordinary Valley of the Temples of ancient Akragas. A UNESCO World Heritage Site with on a private tour. 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.
From Catania Port
Meet Your private Driver at the port and board a Premium Mercedes vehicle. Enjoy a pleasant drive (2h) through the orange tree plantations growing inside the “Piana di Catania”. Then follow the grain fields that characterize the central part of the island.
Join your private local guide for a guided walking tour through the famous VALLEY OF TEMPLES located near the city. Here you’ll see the Temple of Juno, with its excellent views of the entire valley, and the Temple of Concordia, beautifully preserved. The oldest ruin is traditionally named the Temple of Hercules. You can explore and learn about a few ancient Greek temples that exist in the valley that have since fallen to ruin. Following time for a lunch break in a local restaurant.