Guided tour of Agrigento with entrance to the Santo Spirito Monastery and the Cathedral bell tower
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Guided tour of Agrigento with entrance to the Santo Spirito Monastery and the Cathedral bell tower

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian
Availability: Friday, Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours 30 minutes
Do this because
  • Discover the rich history of the City of Temples
  • Retrace la Via Atenea and taste the typical sweets of the Sicilian pastry
What to expect

Agrigento settles on the acropolis of the ancient Greek city. Its urban plan combines 25 centuries of history and architectural styles. The most remarkable monuments are the Chiaramontano complex of the Monastery of Santo Spirito (18th century) and the Church of San Lorenzo (18th century). Both churches feature valuable treasures, such as the Baroque plaster decorations by Giacomo Serpotta (18th century), one of the most famous Sicilian artists, whose works have remained unsurpassed. Remarkable is the Norman Cathedral of San Gerlando (11th century), among the oldest in Sicily, as well as the Church of Santa Maria dei Greci (13th century), founded in Byzantine Epoque on the foundations of a Doric temple, the remains of which are accessible from the crypt of the church. Agrigento is known as the City of Temples for its expanse of Doric temples of the ancient Greek city placed in the so-called Valley of the Temples, which in 1997 was included among the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

The route runs along the Via Atenea, the ancient "living room" of the city, where you can taste and buy typical sweet Sicilian pastries. In addition, you can visit the Monastery of Santo Spirito and the bell tower of the Cathedral. Do not miss this great opportunity to discover the most authentic side of Agrigento, a city suspended between a glorious past and a present full of challenges.

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What's included
  • Guided tour of Agrigento
What's not included
  • Entrance to the Monastery of the Holy Spirit (free donation)
  • Entrance to the bell tower of the Cathedral (€2 per person - entrance purchased on site)
Reduced price
  • Kids from 4 to 18 years old
Where

Piazzale Vittorio Emanuele, 1, 92100 Agrigento AG, Italy

Meeting point:

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, Agrigento (next to the Tourist Info Point).

What to remember
  • Group: maximum 25 people
  • The route is about 1.5 km, uphill and with several steps. Wearing comfortable shoes is highly recommended
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When
  • Friday, Sunday at 3.00pm
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Provider
Musement S.p.A.
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the activity begins.

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