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The Valley of the Temples

from € 66.25

Discover the Valley of the Temples, the largest archeological site in the world and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Found off the southern coast of Sicily, the archeological site has some of the best preserved Ancient Greek ruins and Doric temples in the world - especially outside of Greece.

Overview

Explore the remains of Sicily’s ancient town of Agrigento, most of which still lies intact under the olive groves and orchards of today, and witness the magnificent 2000-year-old ruins of the Doric temples which still dominate the ancient Hellenic and later Roman town. Begin with the Temple of Olympian Zeus (Temple of Juno), and then follow via Sacra and past the early Christian necropolis. Arrive at the Temple of Concordia and witness one of the best-preserved temples of the ancient Greek world, and the largest Doric temple in history. Continuing further is the Temple of Hercules, and the Temple of Castor and Pollux, now symbols of the city of Agrigento. Spy the mysterious pyramidal monument, today known as the Tomb of Theron's Tomb, learn all about the theories behind its creation. 

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the world's largest archeological site of its kind, and UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Step into the greatest embodiment of Great Greece art and architecture 
  • See the ruins of seven Doric temples named after the ancient Greek and later Roman gods
  • Spy the remains of Theron's Tomb, and uncover the mysteries behind its creation
  • Discover the remains of the ancient town of Agrigento, the Christian necropolises, the original city gates and Roman temple

Sites Visited

  • Valley of the Temples (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • Temple of Zeus
  • Temple of Concordia
  • Theron's Tomb
  • Christian necropolis
Start Location: Agrigento
End Location: Agrigento
  • 1-2 persons 350.00 € from 175.00 €
    per person
  • 3-4 persons 410.00 € from 102.50 €
    per person
  • 5-6 persons 480.00 € from 80.00 €
    per person
  • 7-8 persons 530.00 € from 66.25 €
    per person
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