AGRIGENTO Valley of Temples Private Tour - with Local Guide -starts from Palermo
• Exclusive Private Tour for personalized attention and flexibility
• Start from Palermo with a licensed LOCAL GUIDE
• Comfortable Transport from your hotel by Top Class Mercedes Minivan
• Guided Tour inside Valley of Temples to learn more about the history of the archeological site
• Check out the Sicani Mountains and the beautiful landscapes of central Sicily while your guide drives you
• UNESCO World Heritage Site
When it was called Akragas, Pindaro considered it to be "the Most Beautiful among Mortal Cities". The town was founded by colonists from Rhodes and Crete coming from nearby Gela and reached its maximum splendor in the V c. BC when the magnificent Doric temples were built on the southern hill. In 406 the town was conquered by the Carthaginians though with the last Punic War it passed into Roman hands, who took over and changed its name to Agrigentum.Itinerary
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After pick up by your LOCAL GUIDE at your hotel in Palermo, you'll be driven on board of a Premium Mercedes Minivan trough the wonderful interior of the landscape south of the capital. The Sicani Mountains and the hilly landscape is already a highlight of this tour. After approx. 2.5 hours you'll reach Agrigento.Stop At:
Valle dei Templi, Piazza Archeologica 1 Via Panoramica Dei Templi, 92100, Agrigento, Sicily Italy
Visit the Valley of Temples during a private guided walk trough the archeological area with your local guide. Begin from the Temple of Juno - enjoy an excellent view of the entire valley; admire the Temple of Concordia which is beautifully preserved. The oldest ruin is traditionally named the Temple of Hercules. These are among the greatest Greek ruins in the world, and the splendor of the temples in the Doric style, built during the fifth and sixth centuries BC. - Drive back to Palermo after a lunch break.
Duration: 2 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No infants allowed"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"
"● Wear masks while in enclosed spaces, like vehicles or museums
● Be aware of and respect local health and safety regulations and advisories"
Duration: 8 To 9 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
Your Hotel in Palermo
Cancellations and refunds:
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