Private Tour Of The Valley Of The Temples And Kolymbethra In Sicily - Agrigento

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Every day of the week except on Sunday:, at 10.00 am and 11.00 am all year long at 3.30 pm only from May to September
  • Departure Details :
    Via Panoramica Valle dei Templi, 92100 Agrigento AG, Italy
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Admire the magnificent Doric temples of the sacred hill, recently listed by UNESCO as a Cultural World Heritage. Follow your expert guide and get to know the history and the fascinating characters that shaped the face of Akragas, the ancient Agrigento. Enjoy a unique visit to theluscious gardenof the Kolymbetra, a historic and botanicalgem.

Know More about this tour

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 theTemples,your guide will take you to visit the unmissable Gardenof the Kolymbetra: a fascinating colourful 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.

Inclusions

Private tour

Expert tour guide

Tickets for the Valley of the Temples and Garden of Kolymbetra

Entry/Admission - Tempio di Hera Lacinia (Tempio di Giunone)

Entry/Admission - Il Giardino della Kolymbethra

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability

Not wheelchair accessible

Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes, and take with you some water and sunscreen.

Please note that this experience does not include transportation to the selected place.

If the weather conditions are too bad to do the tour safely, the activity will be cancelled and you'll be given a full refund

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

All participants aged 12+ must present ID and either: proof of full vaccination or first vaccination given at least 15d ago,proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, ornegative test taken no more than 48h before the activity.No refund is due if entry is denied for non-compliance.

Traveler Reviews

  • 05-Nov-2019

    Valley of Temples in town of Agrigento, Sicily has several Greek temples...one of which, the The Temple of Concordia is 97% original Temple components! This may be the best preserved Greek temples in all of Europe. If you look at the UNESCO symbol on historic sights around the world, one will see a Greek Temple. This Temple is Concordia!

  • 14-Aug-2019

    Bellissima esperienza. Giardino botanico con specie particolari e ben curati. Ulivi secolari. Emozionante l’esperienza nell’ipogeo. Personale estremamente gentile e preparato. Altamente consigliato.