Palermo to Syracuse Private Transfer and Valley of the Temples

Transfers & Ground Transport in Palermo

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Take a scenic transfer from Palermo to Syracuse and combine convenient transport with a must-see sightseeing opportunity. Travel in style and comfort in a private vehicle, soaking up the diverse scenery along the way. Take advantage of a 2-hour stopover at the UNESCO-listed archaeological area of Agrigento by brushing up on ancient history at the Valley of the Temples, which is home to a group of ancient Greek monuments. Finish your transfer in Syracuse, Sicily’s ancient capital.
Meet your driver at your Palermo hotel in the morning and step into an air-conditioned vehicle. As this is a private transfer, you’ll receive undivided attention from your driver.Take off into the Sicilian countryside, moving from Palermo in the northwest toward Syracuse in the southeast. Look out the window as you cruise along and witness the diverse Sicilian landscapes, which range from flat grassy pasture and gently rolling olive groves to rugged mountainous terrain.Stop at the UNESCO-listed archaeological area of Agrigento, the site of the ancient Greek colony of Akragas, which was one of the richest and most important cities in Antiquity. After paying your entrance fee, set off on foot to explore the Valley of the Temples, an expansive area that’s home to several well-preserved ruins. Wander through the site and see the collection of magnificent yellow sandstone temples. Afterward, you may wish to stop for some lunch (own expense); your driver can recommend suitable local establishments. Then, return to your private vehicle and continue the journey to Syracuse. This historical city was once a prosperous Greek city and remnants of its ancient past are still evident in its archaeological zone, which includes the ruins of an extraordinary Greek amphitheater.Come late afternoon, arrive in Syracuse, where your transfer concludes with a drop-off at your accommodation.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private driver
  • One-way transfer
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Hotel pickup included
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