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From Catania: Valley of the Temples and Turkish Steps

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Discover the Greek World in Agrigento by visiting the Valley of the Temples and explore an amazing beach in Sicily, the monumental Turkish Steps.

Highlights

  • Visit the Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore one of the most amazing beaches in Sicily
  • Enjoy a small group tour with a maximum of 8 people

Description

Begin the day with a pick-up from your accommodation in a comfortable minivan at around 8:30 AM. 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 divinity 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, and eat a Sicilian snack, including small pizzas, bottles of water and red local wine. Arrive back in Catania in the early evening.

Includes

Luxury air-conditioned Mercedes vehicle or similar Baby Seat - if needed Multilingual speaking driver for the day Packed lunch made of Sicilian street food Hotel pickup and drop-off

Important Information

  • It is recommended you bring a swimming suit, hat, and towel
  • Pickups from Taormina or Syracuse incur an additional charge of €45 per person

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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