Walking tours

Walking tour of the Valley of the Temples

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Availability: Saturdays at 10.00am, Sundays at 3.00pm
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English , Italian
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Take a trip in the past: discover the Valley of the Temples, in the Archaeological Park of Agrigento
  • Skip the line to visit the Temples of Concordia, Hercules, Jupiter Olimpico, and Dioscuri
What to expect

Treat yourself to a real journey into the past, into a story that will leave you breathless! The Archaeological Park of Agrigento, in Sicily, has a width of about 1300 hectares and houses an extraordinary monumental heritage and landscape, which includes the remains of the ancient city of Akragas and the surrounding area, with its stunning views of the sea. Akragas was one of the most important Greek colonies in Sicily, founded in 582 BC by settlers from the nearby Gela and from Rhodes. A Unesco World Heritage Site since 1997, this is one of the largest archaeological parks in the world, a very well preserved one.

This skip-the-line tour will take you to discover the most representative part of the Park, the sacred hill, known as the Valley of the Temples, for its series of important Doric temples of the Hellenistic period. The route starts from the Temple of Juno, through the entire early Christian Byzantine necropolis along the walls of the Greek city. Following the visit of the Temple of Hera (Juno) Lacinia, Concordia, Heracles (Hercules), Olympian Zeus (Jupiter), Castor and Pollux (Dioscuri) and Hephaistos (Vulcan). In the distance, you will also see the ruins of the Temple of Aesculapius and that of Vulcan.

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What's included
  • Visit with tour guide
  • Entrance fee of the Valley of the Temples
What's not included
  • Entrance to the Regional Archaeological Museum P.Griffo
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Reduced price
  • Children 4-17 years old (0-3 free of charge)
  • Youth 18-25 years old
  • Over 60 years old
Where

Via Panoramica Valle dei Templi, 92100 Agrigento AG, Italy

Meeting point:

Ticket office of the Valley of the Temples, on top of the site ("Temple of Juno" ticket office, with parking).

What to remember
  • The total distance is just over 1 km in length, but it is made easier by a wide paved road and footbridges
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When
  • Saturdays at 10.00am (Italian)
  • Sundays at 3.00pm (English)
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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 24 hours before the activity begins.
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