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Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi)

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This region is one of the most important archeological sites in the world with many great temples such as Hera (Juno,) Lacinia, Concordia, Heracles (Hercules) and Olympian Zeus (Jupiter,) all dramatically perched along a long rocky scarp.
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Piazza Archeologica 1 | Via Panoramica Dei Templi, 92100, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a private car to show us the Valley of the Temples. We were staying in Palamero so it took over 2.5 hours to get there. The driver was not well informed about any sites along the way and we were in the Valley...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Found this by accident just driving by and drove until we found the entrance. Really cool place. Plan a trip by, don't be like us and just stumble by.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went first thing in the morning at 9am and walked from the parking lot to the ticket office and picked up our audio guides and walked through the site for 3-4 hours. We were glad we started at the bottom of the hill and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jesse13579
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was extremely lucky this day. As one of the most important attractions in Sicily I was there on a cool day in February alone with my own guide. We got there early and there was no one else in the whole park. This place...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ed P
Reviewed 5 days ago

In Sicily, there are more Greek ruins than in Greece, so make the drive across the island to the modern-day coastal town of Agrigento, then head to the hills above to explore an entire landscape of temples and connecting roads.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John P
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a long bus ride from Taormina but well worth it. Since Sicily is steeped in culture, these ancient ruins are testimony to my heritage from long ago. The ruins are awesome to see and the guide was very knowledgeable, using books to help...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ddcar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steeped in history, all of Europe is there, well worth the time it takes to visit.It is about a two hour drive from Palermo. The changing landscape alone along the way offers an added attraction, with lots of family run cafes and restaurants to break...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank FrankDevenney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The day was successful because we read a few tips from others on Trip Advisor. We parked at the bottom and took a cab to the top to start our journey. The only downside was that we couldn’t rent audio guides because they can only...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PattiA706
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are better temples in Sicily, but if you are in Agrigento, you should go and visit this place. Traffic directions are bad, parking not at all entrances (3 entrances). A fairly long walk thru the site. Not easy to take good pictures, due to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jimmy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area of temples near Agrigento is astonishing! The view of the sea and the greek ancient atmosphere are unique especially at sunset and night when all temples are enlightened do not trust the unofficial ticket sellers outside the archeological site!

Date of experience: February 2018
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Response from Boris_2716 | Reviewed this property |
We were staying at the Hilton in Giardini naxos/Taormina, so it was a day trip. Easy and relaxed. The highway to Agrigento is a little disturbed by major construction, but if you can allocate the time the trip is fine. If... More
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Response from teena1950 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I didn't see this until now. We didn't stay in the area. We had a driver from Palermo to Siracusa and stopped to spend the day.
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