Palermo: Full Day in Agrigento and the Valley of the Temples80 Reviews
Explore Agrigento’s Valley of the Temples and learn more about this fascinating historic site. Visit ancient temples to the gods built by Greek colonists and later stop at the Agrigento Archeology Museum to see the impressive collections of area finds.
- Learn about the history of the Valley of the Temples
- Visit the Greek temples of Hera, Concordia and Apollo
- Explore the Agrigento Archeology Museum
DescriptionEnjoy a scenic 2-hour drive into the countryside to Agrigento on this full-day excursion from Palmero. Situated on a plateau overlooking the sea, with the Hypsasand the Akragas rivers nearby and a ridge to the north offering a degree of natural fortification, Agrigento was founded in the 6th century BC by Greek colonists from Gela. The 8-hour excursion includes a short stop for a coffee (not included in the tour price) en route to Agrigento, before arriving at the Valley of the Temples. Visit 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 Agrigento Archaeology Museum. After exploring the museum’s collections, you’ll be transferred back to Palermo.
IncludesDriver and guide Hotel or port pick-up and drop off Transportation by air-conditioned minivan Entrance fees to museums and other sites Food and drinks Gratuities for the driver and guide (recommended)
- Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothing so you can enjoy your excursion to Agrigento to the fullest.
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