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Agrigento: Valley of the Temples Entrance Ticket & Pemcards

Agrigento: Valley of the Temples Entrance Ticket & Pemcards

Take a stirring journey through the archaeological ruins at Agrigento with a skip-the-line entry to the Valley of the Temples. Immortalize your visit with Pemcards -- a digital photo that you can send as a real postcard to anywhere in the world.Discover the immense artistic and archaeological heritage of Sicily as you explore the site which extends over approximately 1,300 hectares. Learn about a millenary history that began in the 6th-century BC with the foundation of the ancient Greek colony of Akragas.See the terraced levels of the site that used to be a center of the public life of the ancient Greco-Romans and marvel at the aqueducts. Walkthrough the core of the archaeological site of Agrigento, passing magnificent temples such as the Temple to Zeus, Tempio della Concordia, and Tempio di Eracle.Lastly, admire the gymnasium, an ancient location for athletic, educational, and recreational activities.

Agrigento: Valley of the Temples Skip The Line & Guided Tour

Agrigento: Valley of the Temples Skip The Line & Guided Tour

Come to Agrigento and discover one of Sicily's most famous historical attractions, for its well-preserved Doric temples dedicated to Greek divinities, the famous Valley of the Temples. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this Archaeological Park is located on a plateau close to the Strait of Sicily.  Follow your guide to explore this site where time seems to stand still, preserving an unprecedented historical charm. Start the tour from the temple of Hera, continuing on the sacred way to the remains of the surrounding wall. Inside the Valley, see 12 temples as well as some fortifications, the Lower and Upper Agora, an Olympian, and a Bouleuterion. Source of inspiration for poets, philosophers, and painters, it is one of the most emblematic parks in Sicily. Admire Doric temples from the Hellenic period, that correspond to the ancient Akragas, the original monumental nucleus of the city of Agrigento. Move onward to the Temple of Concord, the remains of the early Christian Necropolis, the Temple of Heracles, and the remains of the Temple of Zeus.

Agrigento: Valley of the Temples Skip-the-Line Sunset Tour

Agrigento: Valley of the Temples Skip-the-Line Sunset Tour

Experience a sunset tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site at the Valley of Temples. Follow your guide to visit a total of 5 temples dating back to the Hellenic period. Explore the amazing plateau, see the well-preserved Temple of Concordia, and check out the ruins of the Temple of Zeus. Meet your guide at the temple and begin your tour as the sun goes down. Soak up the enchanting atmosphere and take in the breathtaking view of the temples. Then, follow your guide and walk to the majestic Temple of Hera Lacinia, up on a high spur at the most easterly point of the valley. Next, continue to the Temple of Concordia, one of the best-preserved Doric temples in Sicily. Admire the building which dates back to the fifth century. Afterward, visit the ancient Greek Temple of Heracles and see the ruins of the Temple of Zeus. Visit 5 temples in total, then finish your tour.

Palermo: Valley of the Temples and Scala dei Turchi Day Trip

Palermo: Valley of the Temples and Scala dei Turchi Day Trip

Discover the Valley of the Temples Park and the Scala dei Turchi on a day trip from Palermo. Stroll through the park and admire the stunning examples of Ancient Greek architecture, including the Temple of Concordia, one of the best-preserved Greek temples in the world. Start with pickup from your hotel in Palermo in the morning and drive along the road to Agrigento, enjoying the views of medieval castles along the way. Make a stop along the way where you can buy some coffee and Sicilian cannoli, or lunch to enjoy inside the Valley of the Temples. When you arrive at the site, enjoy around 2 hours to explore. Admire the beautifully preserved Ancient Greek temples, including the fascinating Temple of Concordia and Temple of Hera Lacinia. When the visit is over, enjoy a photo stop at Scala dei Turchi, a stunning white marl rock cliff face that contrasts with the turquoise ocean waters below. Relax on the journey back to Palermo, admiring the views of the southern coast of Sicily, with drop-off back at your hotel.

Palermo: Agrigento and the Valley of the Temples Day Tour

Palermo: Agrigento and the Valley of the Temples Day Tour

Enjoy a scenic drive into the countryside to Agrigento on this full-day excursion from Palmero, with stops to see ancient temples. Visit local Ruins and learn about the country's rich history before being transferred back to Palermo. The excursion includes a short stop for a coffee en route to Agrigento, before arriving at the Valley of the Temples. You can further explore the Hera, Concordia and Apollo temples and Hardcastle villa, with a guidebook that will provide more information about the sites. You’ll have free time to decide on a place for lunch, before your driver takes you to the Scala Dei Turchi Beach. After a photo stop , you'll be driven back to Palermo.

Agrigento: Valley of the Temples E-Scooter Tour

Agrigento: Valley of the Temples E-Scooter Tour

Explore the Valley of the Temples on an exclusive tour by modern electric scooters, which are ecological and easy to drive. Visit the entire archaeological area along the Via Sacra, admiring the ancient temples and many other interesting places along the way. Choose from a 1 or 2-hour tour to suit your schedule.  In addition, you will ride along green routes, specially designed so that you can experience the beautiful nature of the surrounding countryside, dotted with almond trees and ancient olive groves. Here you can explore ancient Roman roads such as Cardo I, the remains of the ancient Greek theater, and the ruins of the necropolis. On your adventurous experience, you will see the the Temple of Hera Lacinia, ancient fortifications and tombs, the Temple of Concordia, the Temple of Hercules Victor, and Girgentana goats.

Agrigento: Valle dei Templi Fast-Track Ticket & Audio Guide

Agrigento: Valle dei Templi Fast-Track Ticket & Audio Guide

Receive your tickets the day before your visit and download your audio guide on your smartphone. Upon arrival, bypass the entrance lines and immediately immerse yourself in the millennia-old atmosphere of this breathtaking archaeological site. Start your audio guide and seize the chance to have the history of the place "in your pocket," ready to explore the ancient temples and acquire a deep understanding of their historical and cultural significance. Walk among the majestic columns of temples dedicated to the gods of ancient Greece and Rome, such as the Temple of Concordia, the Temple of Juno, and the Temple of Zeus. Allow the audio to lead you through centuries of history, providing interesting details and anecdotes. Along the way, stop at panoramic viewpoints to admire the beauty of the valley and snap breathtaking photos of the temples and the surrounding landscapes.

Catania: Valley of the Temples and Turkish Steps with Snack

Catania: Valley of the Temples and Turkish Steps with Snack

Begin the day with a pick-up from your accommodation in a comfortable minivan at around 8:30 AM. The first stop will be in Agrigento. This city used to be the richest of all the Greek colonies.  Admire the beautiful and impressive Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. See some of the best-preserved Greek temples in the world. Pindar, the Greek poet, and writer, described it as one of the most beautiful cities of those inhabited by mortals. The Valley of the Temples is famous for its well-preserved temples, seven in total.  The Temple of Concordia is one of the best preserved Greek temples in the world helping the site to gain the classic UNESCO world heritage award. At the site, visit the remains of many other temples dedicated to various divinities like Juno, Hercules, Hephaestus, and Athena. Next see one of the most amazing beaches in Sicily. A few kilometers away from Agrigento, find the Scala dei Turchi, literally translated to Turkish steps. Discover a dazzling white rock formation, rising from the clear blue sea-like giant steps. Walk this gentle slope, high above the sea on your feet, and enjoy a unique experience. Here, have free time to enjoy one of the most famous beaches in Sicily. Enjoy a tasty snack, all accompanied by local wine and water. Arrive back in Catania in the early evening, at around 7:00 PM.

From Palermo: Valley of the Temples & Turkish Steps

From Palermo: Valley of the Temples & Turkish Steps

Embark on an epic 8-hour adventure to discover the historical magnificence of the Valley of the Temples. Begin your journey at dawn, when a luxurious transport welcomes you with elegance and comfort. On board the luxury vehicle, enjoy every detail, which is designed to ensure maximum relaxation and enjoyment. Enjoy wraparound seats, charging sockets for devices are at your disposal, and onboard Wi-Fi. Arrive at the Valley of the Temples, where you will have time to explore every corner of the extraordinary site. Admire the grandeur of the ancient temples and the majesty of the ruins. At the end of the excursion, return aboard the luxury vehicle will be a relaxing time to reflect on your discoveries of the day. Experience the combination of luxury, knowledge, and comfort come together in a unique tour, making your visit to the Valley of the Temples unforgettable in every way.

Valley of the Temples: Entry Ticket and Audioguide

Valley of the Temples: Entry Ticket and Audioguide

Embark on a captivating journey to Agrigento's Valley of the Temples with a comprehensive audio tour. This celebrated UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sicily allows for an immersive exploration of the most meticulously preserved Doric temples dedicated to Greek deities, sprawling over 1,300 hectares beside the glistening Strait of Sicily. Your adventure starts at the temple of Hera, weaving through hallowed paths, past ancient fortifications, agoras, and the striking ruins of the Temple of Concord, Heracles, and the monumental Temple of Zeus. As you traverse this historical haven, from the early Christian Necropolis to the Olympieion, you'll uncover layers of history, offering a vibrant window into the grandeur of ancient Akragas and its successive eras. The Valley is more than an archaeological marvel; it has been a source of inspiration for poets, philosophers, and artists for generations. Among its treasures, the Temple of Concordia stands as a testament to the architectural brilliance of the ancient world. Wander amidst the ruins, touch the ancient olive trees that have stood the test of time, and discover the enduring stories of faith, innovation, and survival. Enhance your exploration with the Pemcards app, an exclusive benefit of your ticket, enabling you to capture and share your experience. Create a personalized postcard from your own travel photos to send to friends and family, making your journey through the annals of history a shared memory. Dive into the Valley of the Temples with us, where the echoes of history are as breathtaking as the Mediterranean landscapes that encompass this legendary site.

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Our most recommended Agrigento Outdoor activities

Agrigento: Valley of the Temples Entrance Ticket & Pemcards

Agrigento: Valley of the Temples Entrance Ticket & Pemcards

Take a stirring journey through the archaeological ruins at Agrigento with a skip-the-line entry to the Valley of the Temples. Immortalize your visit with Pemcards -- a digital photo that you can send as a real postcard to anywhere in the world.Discover the immense artistic and archaeological heritage of Sicily as you explore the site which extends over approximately 1,300 hectares. Learn about a millenary history that began in the 6th-century BC with the foundation of the ancient Greek colony of Akragas.See the terraced levels of the site that used to be a center of the public life of the ancient Greco-Romans and marvel at the aqueducts. Walkthrough the core of the archaeological site of Agrigento, passing magnificent temples such as the Temple to Zeus, Tempio della Concordia, and Tempio di Eracle.Lastly, admire the gymnasium, an ancient location for athletic, educational, and recreational activities.

Agrigento: Valley of the Temples Skip The Line & Guided Tour

Agrigento: Valley of the Temples Skip The Line & Guided Tour

Come to Agrigento and discover one of Sicily's most famous historical attractions, for its well-preserved Doric temples dedicated to Greek divinities, the famous Valley of the Temples. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this Archaeological Park is located on a plateau close to the Strait of Sicily.  Follow your guide to explore this site where time seems to stand still, preserving an unprecedented historical charm. Start the tour from the temple of Hera, continuing on the sacred way to the remains of the surrounding wall. Inside the Valley, see 12 temples as well as some fortifications, the Lower and Upper Agora, an Olympian, and a Bouleuterion. Source of inspiration for poets, philosophers, and painters, it is one of the most emblematic parks in Sicily. Admire Doric temples from the Hellenic period, that correspond to the ancient Akragas, the original monumental nucleus of the city of Agrigento. Move onward to the Temple of Concord, the remains of the early Christian Necropolis, the Temple of Heracles, and the remains of the Temple of Zeus.

Agrigento: Valley of the Temples Skip-the-Line Sunset Tour

Agrigento: Valley of the Temples Skip-the-Line Sunset Tour

Experience a sunset tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site at the Valley of Temples. Follow your guide to visit a total of 5 temples dating back to the Hellenic period. Explore the amazing plateau, see the well-preserved Temple of Concordia, and check out the ruins of the Temple of Zeus. Meet your guide at the temple and begin your tour as the sun goes down. Soak up the enchanting atmosphere and take in the breathtaking view of the temples. Then, follow your guide and walk to the majestic Temple of Hera Lacinia, up on a high spur at the most easterly point of the valley. Next, continue to the Temple of Concordia, one of the best-preserved Doric temples in Sicily. Admire the building which dates back to the fifth century. Afterward, visit the ancient Greek Temple of Heracles and see the ruins of the Temple of Zeus. Visit 5 temples in total, then finish your tour.

Palermo: Valley of the Temples and Scala dei Turchi Day Trip

Palermo: Valley of the Temples and Scala dei Turchi Day Trip

Discover the Valley of the Temples Park and the Scala dei Turchi on a day trip from Palermo. Stroll through the park and admire the stunning examples of Ancient Greek architecture, including the Temple of Concordia, one of the best-preserved Greek temples in the world. Start with pickup from your hotel in Palermo in the morning and drive along the road to Agrigento, enjoying the views of medieval castles along the way. Make a stop along the way where you can buy some coffee and Sicilian cannoli, or lunch to enjoy inside the Valley of the Temples. When you arrive at the site, enjoy around 2 hours to explore. Admire the beautifully preserved Ancient Greek temples, including the fascinating Temple of Concordia and Temple of Hera Lacinia. When the visit is over, enjoy a photo stop at Scala dei Turchi, a stunning white marl rock cliff face that contrasts with the turquoise ocean waters below. Relax on the journey back to Palermo, admiring the views of the southern coast of Sicily, with drop-off back at your hotel.

Palermo: Agrigento and the Valley of the Temples Day Tour

Palermo: Agrigento and the Valley of the Temples Day Tour

Enjoy a scenic drive into the countryside to Agrigento on this full-day excursion from Palmero, with stops to see ancient temples. Visit local Ruins and learn about the country's rich history before being transferred back to Palermo. The excursion includes a short stop for a coffee en route to Agrigento, before arriving at the Valley of the Temples. You can further explore the Hera, Concordia and Apollo temples and Hardcastle villa, with a guidebook that will provide more information about the sites. You’ll have free time to decide on a place for lunch, before your driver takes you to the Scala Dei Turchi Beach. After a photo stop , you'll be driven back to Palermo.

Agrigento: Valley of the Temples E-Scooter Tour

Agrigento: Valley of the Temples E-Scooter Tour

Explore the Valley of the Temples on an exclusive tour by modern electric scooters, which are ecological and easy to drive. Visit the entire archaeological area along the Via Sacra, admiring the ancient temples and many other interesting places along the way. Choose from a 1 or 2-hour tour to suit your schedule.  In addition, you will ride along green routes, specially designed so that you can experience the beautiful nature of the surrounding countryside, dotted with almond trees and ancient olive groves. Here you can explore ancient Roman roads such as Cardo I, the remains of the ancient Greek theater, and the ruins of the necropolis. On your adventurous experience, you will see the the Temple of Hera Lacinia, ancient fortifications and tombs, the Temple of Concordia, the Temple of Hercules Victor, and Girgentana goats.

Agrigento: Valle dei Templi Fast-Track Ticket & Audio Guide

Agrigento: Valle dei Templi Fast-Track Ticket & Audio Guide

Receive your tickets the day before your visit and download your audio guide on your smartphone. Upon arrival, bypass the entrance lines and immediately immerse yourself in the millennia-old atmosphere of this breathtaking archaeological site. Start your audio guide and seize the chance to have the history of the place "in your pocket," ready to explore the ancient temples and acquire a deep understanding of their historical and cultural significance. Walk among the majestic columns of temples dedicated to the gods of ancient Greece and Rome, such as the Temple of Concordia, the Temple of Juno, and the Temple of Zeus. Allow the audio to lead you through centuries of history, providing interesting details and anecdotes. Along the way, stop at panoramic viewpoints to admire the beauty of the valley and snap breathtaking photos of the temples and the surrounding landscapes.

Catania: Valley of the Temples and Turkish Steps with Snack

Catania: Valley of the Temples and Turkish Steps with Snack

Begin the day with a pick-up from your accommodation in a comfortable minivan at around 8:30 AM. The first stop will be in Agrigento. This city used to be the richest of all the Greek colonies.  Admire the beautiful and impressive Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. See some of the best-preserved Greek temples in the world. Pindar, the Greek poet, and writer, described it as one of the most beautiful cities of those inhabited by mortals. The Valley of the Temples is famous for its well-preserved temples, seven in total.  The Temple of Concordia is one of the best preserved Greek temples in the world helping the site to gain the classic UNESCO world heritage award. At the site, visit the remains of many other temples dedicated to various divinities like Juno, Hercules, Hephaestus, and Athena. Next see one of the most amazing beaches in Sicily. A few kilometers away from Agrigento, find the Scala dei Turchi, literally translated to Turkish steps. Discover a dazzling white rock formation, rising from the clear blue sea-like giant steps. Walk this gentle slope, high above the sea on your feet, and enjoy a unique experience. Here, have free time to enjoy one of the most famous beaches in Sicily. Enjoy a tasty snack, all accompanied by local wine and water. Arrive back in Catania in the early evening, at around 7:00 PM.

From Palermo: Valley of the Temples & Turkish Steps

From Palermo: Valley of the Temples & Turkish Steps

Embark on an epic 8-hour adventure to discover the historical magnificence of the Valley of the Temples. Begin your journey at dawn, when a luxurious transport welcomes you with elegance and comfort. On board the luxury vehicle, enjoy every detail, which is designed to ensure maximum relaxation and enjoyment. Enjoy wraparound seats, charging sockets for devices are at your disposal, and onboard Wi-Fi. Arrive at the Valley of the Temples, where you will have time to explore every corner of the extraordinary site. Admire the grandeur of the ancient temples and the majesty of the ruins. At the end of the excursion, return aboard the luxury vehicle will be a relaxing time to reflect on your discoveries of the day. Experience the combination of luxury, knowledge, and comfort come together in a unique tour, making your visit to the Valley of the Temples unforgettable in every way.

Valley of the Temples: Entry Ticket and Audioguide

Valley of the Temples: Entry Ticket and Audioguide

Embark on a captivating journey to Agrigento's Valley of the Temples with a comprehensive audio tour. This celebrated UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sicily allows for an immersive exploration of the most meticulously preserved Doric temples dedicated to Greek deities, sprawling over 1,300 hectares beside the glistening Strait of Sicily. Your adventure starts at the temple of Hera, weaving through hallowed paths, past ancient fortifications, agoras, and the striking ruins of the Temple of Concord, Heracles, and the monumental Temple of Zeus. As you traverse this historical haven, from the early Christian Necropolis to the Olympieion, you'll uncover layers of history, offering a vibrant window into the grandeur of ancient Akragas and its successive eras. The Valley is more than an archaeological marvel; it has been a source of inspiration for poets, philosophers, and artists for generations. Among its treasures, the Temple of Concordia stands as a testament to the architectural brilliance of the ancient world. Wander amidst the ruins, touch the ancient olive trees that have stood the test of time, and discover the enduring stories of faith, innovation, and survival. Enhance your exploration with the Pemcards app, an exclusive benefit of your ticket, enabling you to capture and share your experience. Create a personalized postcard from your own travel photos to send to friends and family, making your journey through the annals of history a shared memory. Dive into the Valley of the Temples with us, where the echoes of history are as breathtaking as the Mediterranean landscapes that encompass this legendary site.

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