Temples valley of Agrigento
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Embarking on an excursion from Palermo to Agrigento is an unforgettable journey through the rich history and culture of Sicily. With its strategic location on the northwest coast of the island, Palermo is the ideal starting point to explore the ancient treasures that Agrigento has to offer.
The route from Palermo to Agrigento offers a scenic journey through breathtaking landscapes and picturesque Sicilian villages. Along the way, you can admire rolling hills and centuries-old olive groves, creating an atmosphere that captures the authentic spirit of Sicily.
Upon reaching Agrigento, you immerse yourself in the magic of the Valley of the Temples, one of the most extraordinary archaeological sites in the world. This UNESCO site hosts a series of well-preserved temples dating back to the classical Greek period, such as the renowned Temple of Concordia and the Temple of Juno. The imposing ruins convey the greatness of ancient Akragas, the city that once dominated the region.
A must-visit is the Regional Archaeological Museum of Agrigento, which houses an extensive collection of artifacts from the Valley of the Temples. Visitors can admire sculptures, ceramics, and artifacts that tell the story of ancient Greece and Sicily.
Returning to Palermo after a day of discoveries and adventures, travelers will carry indelible memories of ancient civilizations, breathtaking views, and culinary delights. An excursion from Palermo to Agrigento is a journey into the past that enriches the present, providing an experience that will stay in the hearts of anyone exploring this extraordinary part of Sicily.
Cost p.p. 110€