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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
+39 0922 621657
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The buildings were very old and nice however I was disapointed to not meet Zeus in person. Also Hercules kept looking down my girlfriends top.

Thank Beny1993
Reviewed yesterday

Easy to follow route to look at the Greek and Roman ruins of temples and other structures. It's a popular venue and some sites were quite crowded. There are explanations in English at every site. So, we did not see a need for a guide....More

1  Thank Ziedas
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great site with three major temples partly preserved, along with extensive other ruins still to come. Although it's called a valley, it's actually on a ridge high above the coast. It's all relative to the original acropolis of the original Greek settlement which was...More

Thank bemusedtraveller
Reviewed yesterday

Valle dei Templi is an interesting place, and as you walk the path you can imagine what it looked like centuries ago. We came around 6pm, which was a good time as we could also enjoy the sunset. Some spectacular views with the combination of...More

2  Thank MortenNygard
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the Valley of the temples on a warm September day. I strongly recommend that you go when the weather is cooler. Understanding where to park and how to get to the entry is confusing. Signage is not the best - UNDERSTATEMENT! We parked...More

1  Thank Dallastraveler49
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We didn’t join an organised tour but went early and used the audio commentary as we walked around the entire site. That proved to be a fantastic way of seeing the whole place and the audio was just great. We noticed that lots of the...More

2  Thank Richard3150
Reviewed 3 days ago

Take the time to stroll around the whole site which is spread over a number of acres. In summer there is little shade so taking a hat and umbrella is certainly recommended. The buildings are magnificent and display the might and glory of the early...More

1  Thank Webster27
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is a must in this area. However there are some drawbacks. We went when the temperature was 30C and waited 30 minutes in full sun to get through ‘security’ which was a joke. It’s a long walk to see all the temples with...More

Thank Melvyn J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As a passionate greek and roman culture lover, the valley was one of my biggest highlights of my trip to sicily. Do not miss these temples! Stunning, beautiful and unique. A must see place in Sicily

Thank Nuria L
Reviewed 3 days ago

A couple of hours here is plenty. Lots of great history and spectacular setting over the valley, but there are plenty of temples around the world Hope the entrance fee pays for more archeologists to do their work here as otherwise not value.

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Jenny V
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Response from bilvel | Reviewed this property |
I do not know what kind of olive trees they are.
Florence D
22 June 2018|
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Response from MagdaRoma22 | Reviewed this property |
We personally needed 5h. I think 3h is minimum, if you are fast. It's better to start earlier than at 6.30pm
Doug M
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Response from Ian C | Reviewed this property |
There is a programme of modern artworks which recreate some of the atmosphere of the original, now lost.