Guided tour of Agrigento with entrance to the Santo Spirito Monastery
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Attractions & guided tours

Guided tour of Agrigento with entrance to the Santo Spirito Monastery

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the rich history of the City of Temples
  • Retrace la Via Atenea and taste the typical sweets of the Sicilian pastry
  • Explore the the famous Sicilian Baroque
What to expect

Agrigento settles on the acropolis of the ancient Greek city. Its urban plan combines 25 centuries of history and architectural styles. The most remarkable monuments are the Chiaramontano complex of the Monastery of Santo Spirito (18th century) and the Church of San Lorenzo (18th century). Both churches feature valuable treasures, such as the Baroque plaster decorations by Giacomo Serpotta (18th century), one of the most famous Sicilian artists, whose works have remained unsurpassed.

Remarkable is the Norman Cathedral of San Gerlando (11th century), among the oldest in Sicily, as well as the Church of Santa Maria dei Greci (13th century), founded in Byzantine Epoque on the foundations of a Doric temple, the remains of which are accessible from the crypt of the church. Agrigento is known as the City of Temples for its expanse of Doric temples of the ancient Greek city placed in the so-called Valley of the Temples, which in 1997 was included among the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

The route runs along the Via Atenea, the ancient "living room" of the city, where you can taste and buy typical sweet Sicilian pastries. In addition, you can visit the Monastery of Santo Spirito and the baroque church of the Monastery. Do not miss this great opportunity to discover the most authentic side of Agrigento, a city suspended between a glorious past and a present full of challenges.

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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
  • 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
  • What's included
    • Guided tour of Agrigento
    What's not included
    • Entrance to the Monastery of the Holy Spirit (free donation)
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 4-18)
    • Infants (age 0-3): free of charge
    Where

    Piazzale Vittorio Emanuele, 1, 92100 Agrigento AG, Italy

    Meeting point:

    Next to the Tourist Info Point.

    What to remember
    • Group: maximum 15 people
    • The route is about 1.5 km, uphill and with several steps. Wearing comfortable shoes is highly recommended
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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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 48 hours before the experience begins.

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