Walking tour of the Valley of the Temples
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Walking tour of the Valley of the Temples

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Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian
Availability: Saturdays and Sundays
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Safety measures applied
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
  • Enjoy the extraordinary monumental heritage and landscape as well as the surrounding area, with its stunning views of the sea
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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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 sanitised 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
    • 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
    • Infants (0-3): free
    • Children (4-17): reduced
    • Youths (18-25): reduced
    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 experience begins.
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