Valle dei Templi: almond tree in bloom and ancient Greece

Things to do, attractions, interesting facts

Valle dei Templi

Area: Agrigento surroundings

The Archaeological Park of the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento is one of the largest archaeological sites in the Mediterranean and preserves an extraordinary monumental and landscape heritage of the classical age.
The entire area has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. < br> The Valley of the Temples is characterized by the remains of eleven temples in Doric order, three sanctuaries, a large concentration of necropolis, hydraulic works, a part of a Roman Hellenistic quarter, an Olympeion and a Bouleuterion. Inside it houses the temple of Concord which, together with the Parthenon, is considered the best preserved Doric temple in the world.

What to eat

Typical food, local wines and drinks, traditional dish to taste in Valle dei Templi

You can obviously taste all the typical products of Sicilian cuisine, the most well-known ones, such as cannoli, Sicilian cassata, arancini, etc. But there are some specialties typical of this area that are more difficult to find in other areas of Sicily.

Where to stay

Best Offers of Vacation Rental, hotel, B&B where to sleep in Valle dei Templi


Nearby Places

Below you will find a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the surroundings of Valle dei Templi. The places are located at a maximum distance of about an half hour by car. Good fun!


Agrigento surroundings


Agrigento surroundings

Porto Empedocle

Agrigento surroundings

Joppolo Giancaxio

Agrigento surroundings