Valley of the Temples and Archaeological Museum of Sicily private tour
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Valley of the Temples and Archaeological Museum of Sicily private tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Availability: From Tuesday to Saturday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore a unique UNESCO Cultural World Heritage site in beautiful Sicily
  • Get to know the history and the fascinating characters that shaped the face of Akragas
  • Visit the Regional Archaeological Museum "Pietro Griffo", one of the most interesting in Sicily
What to expect

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'.

After the Vally of the Temples, your guide will take you to visit the Regional Archaeological Museum "Pietro Griffo". The museum houses an impressive collection of vases, two famous Greek marble statues, sarcophagi from the Greek and Roman periods and the original of one of the colossal Telamons of the Temple of Olympic Jupiter. This visit is very recommended to those who wish to have a more complete view of daily life in ancient Greece thanks to the numerous artifacts you can find here.

The guided tour also includes the remains of the ancient Agora, in which the Museum building is located.

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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
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Private tour
    • Expert tour guide
    • Tickets for the Valley of the Temples and the Museum "Pietro Griffo"
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    Where

    Via Panoramica Valle dei Templi, 92100 Agrigento, Sicily

    Meeting point:

    Meet your guide in front of the ticket office of the Tempio di Giunone.

    What to remember
    • Please note that prices change according to the number of people in the group. For exact prices please refer to the order-box: open the calendar and choose a date
    • Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes, and take with you some water and sunscreen
    • Please note that this experience does not include transportation to the selected places
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    When
    • Every day of the week except on Sunday and Monday
    • Departures at 9.00am, 10.00am and 3.00pm
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    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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