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$333.96 Cultural & Theme Tours

2-hour Private Valley of the Temples Tour in Agrigento

The Valley of the Temples is an archaeological site in Agrigento (ancient Greek Akragas), Sicily. It is one of the most outstanding examples of Greater Greece art and architecture, and is one of the main attractions of Sicily as well as a national monument of Italy. The area was included in the UNESCO Heritage Site list in 1997.The archaeological park and landscape of the Valley of the Temples is the largest archaeological site in the world with 1,300 hectares, but the term 'valley' is a misnomer, the site being located on a ridge outside the town of Agrigento.Through this tour you will have the chance to admire the magnificent Doric temples of the sacred hill, as the Temple of Hera (Juno), the Temple of Concordia, Temple of Herakles (Hercules), the Temple of Zeus (Jupiter) and Sanctuary of chthonic deities.Follow the steps and the words of your expert guide and you will also understand the culture that led to the construction of those majestic structures and you will get to know the characters that made Akragas 'the most beautiful city of mortals'.

$105.47 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Wine Tasting and Sicilian Lunch at a Winery in Agrigento

The Ulmo wine estate is situated on the banks of Lake Arancio not far from Sambuca di Sicilia, an ancient town founded by the Arabs. In 1995 the owners decided to build their first winery in this lovely countryside, just a few meters from the 15th-century farmhouse that has always belonged to the family. This unforgettable Sicilian experience includes a visit to the winery with a guided tasting of five territorial wines, followed by a tasting of three extra-virgin olive oils and accompanied by samples of typical local products. To finish in the best way, enjoy a traditional delicious lunch, inspired by typical local recipes. You’ll experience how Ulmo epitomizes Sicilian hospitality and learn about local history and the ideas that have always inspired the family’s activities. This is a rustic, beautiful side of Sicily, and an experience you won't soon forget.

$113.03 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Cooking Class at a Modern Art Museum in Agrigento

In this experience, guests spend half a day at the 'Farm Cultural Park' in Favara (Agrigento). This tourist destination is rated by the British Purple Travel Blog as sixth in the world for contemporary art lovers (preceded only by Florence, Paris, Bilbao, the Greek islands and New York). This experience includes a welcome drink made with organic lemons and served with homemade snacks; an amazing cooking lesson lasting about three hours, incorporating organic, locally grown, seasonal products. The course includes the preparation of three typical Sicilian dishes prepared according to traditional Sicilian culinary methods.There will also be a visit to the art gallery (current exhibits, garden, vintage shop); a tasty lunch, consisting of the dishes prepared during the lesson, served inside the “N’zemmula black space” along with local wine and seasonal fruits.

$55.94 Food, Wine & Nightlife

That's amore Dinner: Pasta, fish, wine and good music

The Province of Agrigento stretches out amidst ancient ruins and Baroque architecture, as well as sandy beaches, marvelous islands, crystal-clear waters and ocean beds buzzing with life.It is the ideal place for those in search of culture, history and art, all in an environment of total relaxation and, of course beneath the warmth and rays of the Italian sun.Live a great experience with a friendly local chef. Enter the home of Eugenio, full of warm colors, good music and fine wine. He has prepared for you a fish based menu. You will taste Sicilian traditional dishes paired with local wine.Enjoy the cosmopolitan atmosphere and learn all about Sicilian gastronomy and culture while toasting with your old and new friends.This is a sample menu:Typical Italian AppetizerPecorino cheese, dried tomatoes, anchovies and bread Special Pasta- Spaghetti with clams with oil of olive, parsley and black pepper or- Thimbles with fresh tomatoes with basil, extra virgin oil of olive or- Pasta and fresh local ricotta with black pepperor- Pennette alla Norma : Pasta Pennette with cherry tomatoesor- Fresh Tagliatelle handmadeMain course- Branzino (seabass) backed at oven under a salt and olive oil Drinks- White and red fine wine.Enjoy the dinner and take a sip of your wine in a lovely atmosphere.Get ready for an amazing experience in Agrigento!

$150.71 Cultural & Theme Tours

Agrigento Valley of Temples and Piazza Armerina Private Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Piazza Armerina, Piazza Armerina, Province of Enna, SicilyAfter pick-up by your Local Guide, you will be driven to Piazza Armerina to visit the famous Roman Villa, which is among the most luxurious of its kind, giving an interesting insight into Roman life at the time. It is especially noteworthy for the richness and the excellent quality of the mosaics which decorate almost every room. The owners lived in luxury: the villa had its own private thermae, a reception hall, large restrooms and living rooms. After the villa tour, it'll be time for a lunch break in local restaurant. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi), Agrigento, Province of Agrigento, SicilyTo complete the day, you'll visit also the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento. Here you'll see the Temple of Juno, with its excellent views of the entire valley, and the Temple of Concordia, beautifully preserved. The oldest ruin is traditionally named the Temple of Hercules. Back to your hotel in Agrigento area.Duration: 2 hours

$171.26 Cultural & Theme Tours

Walking Tour of Valley of Temples

You meet your guide at the eastern ticket office of the site. The address is TEMPIO GIUNONE, via Panoramica dei Templi, 92100 Agrigento.Car parking available.Tickets cost 10,00 pp. Free under 18 years. Free for everybody in the first Sunday of every month.You will walk through the whole Valley of Temples. The guide will inform you about the history of the ancient city Akragas and tell in details about all the temples and other remains still existing. You will see from close the Hera, Concordia, Herakles and Olympian Zeus Temples. From afar you will look at the Castor and Pollux and Aesculapius  temples. On your way you will meet the imposing remains of the greek city wall and hundreds of tombs  belonging to the "city of dead": the early Christian and Byzantine necropolis. During the tour you will stroll among the local vegetation that characterizes the landscape of this amazing World Heritage Site that is the Valley of Temples in Agrigento.The total distance to walk is 1,500 mt (almost one mile). The way is plain and the level easy. A shuttle bus service is available from May to October.