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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
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank Dallastraveler49
Reviewed yesterday 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

1  Thank Richard3150
Reviewed 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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.

Thank PHDSydney_Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago

I teach Ancient History to a U3A group so this was of great interest to me. Our guide was excellent. The walk along the valley was easy and there were good facilities at the end.

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 3 days ago

This site is well preserved and provides an amazing glimpse into history. I recommend visiting there in summer but bring hat and water as the sun is strong and the visit can last between 2-3 hours (depending on how much you want to see). I...More

1  Thank Avner A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a treat to be able to walk among the gods! Go early as there are lots of groups and it gets very hot as you are outside! But it's worth it. Absolutely breathtaking views!

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely day exploring these temples and ancient monuments with a wonderful guide. But, what on earth is the modern art video screen entitled ecstasy doing next to the Concordia temple.

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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.
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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
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Doug M
28 February 2018|
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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.
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