Agrigento Valley of the Temples tour

Discover a Famous UNESCO World Heritage Site with this Half-day Tour of the Valley of the Temples

Type: Small group tour (private options available)
Duration: 4 hours
Availability: Daily, except national holidays
Special information: We recommend comfortable footwear as part of the tour involves a downhill walk for approximately 1 mile.

 

Discover the fascinating history of the Valley of the Temples on this half-day tour

The Valley of the Temples in Agrigento is one of the most important archeological sites in the world and has been named a UNESCO World Heritage site. The valley is home to the great temples of ancient Greece, which make for a remarkable sight, which you can discover on this half-day tour, available as either a private VIP experience or small-group tour.

 

Tour itinerary

Our half-day Valley of the Temples tour gives you ample time to enjoy this enriching area and an example itinerary is shown below for your information. Note that the itinerary may be changed to enhance your enjoyment.

  • The tour starts at the Archaeological Museum of San Nicola, where you can get an insight into the life of the ancient settlers.
  • In the first part of the tour, you can see a collection of Attic pottery, ex-votoes, figurines, statues and the giant Telamon from the Temple of Zeus.
  • The tour continues with a drive to the eastern entrance of the archaeological area.
  • On the second part of the tour, you can take the main path with your guide to the Temple of Hera, the Temple of Concordia, the Temple of Herakles, the Temple of Zeus and the Sanctuary of Chtonian Deities (Temple of Castor and Pollux), where your guide will discuss the temples' construction.

If you have booked a vacation to Agrigento with us and would like to add this tour to your package, or you would like us to arrange any customised package or tour for you, please call one of our dedicated team on (UK) 01223 637331 or (US) 1-347-594-5500, or Click here to send us an enquiry.