Private tour of the Valley of the Temples and Kolymbethra in Sicily
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Private tour of the Valley of the Temples and Kolymbethra in Sicily

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore a unique UNESCO Cultural World Heritage site in beautiful Sicily
  • Get to know the history and the fascinating characters that shaped the face of Akragas
  • Visit the stunning garden of the Kolymbetra and learn about its fascinating history
What to expect

The Valley of the Temples is an archaeological site in Agrigento (ancient Greek Akragas), Sicily. It is one of the most outstanding examples of Greater Greece art and architecture and is one of the main attractions of Sicily as well as a national monument of Italy. The area was included in the UNESCO Heritage Site list in 1997.

Through this tour, you will have the chance to admire the magnificent Doric temples of the sacred hill, as the Temple of Hera (Juno), the Temple of Concordia, Temple of Herakles (Hercules), the Temple of Zeus (Jupiter) and Sanctuary of chthonic deities.

Follow the steps and the words of your expert guide and you will also understand the culture that led to the construction of those majestic structures and you will get to know the characters that made Akragas 'the most beautiful city of mortals'.

After the Vally of the Temples, your guide will take you to visit the unmissable Garden of the Kolymbetra: a fascinating colorful place, celebrated by writers and poets from ancient times and often compared to the 'garden of Eden'. The Kolymbetra also represents the most illustrious example of Sicilian arboriculture, namely citrus cultivation.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Private tour
    • Expert tour guide
    • Tickets for the Valley of the Temples and the Garden of the Kolymbetra
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    Where

    Via Panoramica Valle dei Templi, 92100 Agrigento, Sicily

    Meeting point:
    Meet your guide in front of the ticket office of the Tempio di Giunone
    What to remember
    • Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes, and bring water and sunscreen with you
    • Please note that this experience does not include transportation to the selected place
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    When
    • Please check the calendar for updated availabilities and start times
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    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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