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Sicily: Valle dei Templi Guided Tour

1. Sicily: Valle dei Templi Guided Tour

View one of the most outstanding examples of Magna Graecia art and architecture in the world. Take the chance to explore one of the main attractions of Sicily.  Admire the magnificent Doric temples of the sacred hill, such as: the Temple of Hera Lacina, the Temple of Concordia, the Temple of Heracles, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the Sanctuary of chthonic deities.  Follow your expert guide through Valle dei Templi. Learn about the history of these majestic monuments and the culture of the people who built them. 

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Sicily: 8-Day Small Group Highlights Tour

2. Sicily: 8-Day Small Group Highlights Tour

To begin, take a walk with your native local guide who will reveal Taormina’s culture, architecture, natural and political history, and tell stories about the Sicilian people and their traditions. Conquered by the Romans, Greeks, Arabs, Byzantines, and Normans, Taormina boasts a rich and fascinating history and a robust mix of styles. Discover little streets and hidden corners that give Taormina a special charm. The next day involves a half-day trip to the small antique villages of Savoca and Forza d’Agro located on the mountains. See the places where the most famous scenes of the Godfather movies were made. Next, get a real taste of Taormina. Savor its delicious food, soak in its vibrant culture, and meet the people who keep so many wonderful food and wine traditions alive. Just follow your expert guide through the town and eat and drink like the locals. The next day involves an adventure to visit Mt. Etna. You will have free time to walk on the old lava flows before continuing your tour to a famous winery located on the slopes of Etna, famous for it’s unique vulcanic wines and organic food. You will then head to magnificent Noto. While walking around, taste a famous Modica chocolate and Sicilian ice-cream with extraordinary flavor. The next day will feature a 2-hour walking tour of Ortigia, Syracuse’s old town. Admire the majesty of the Apollo Temple before heading down Via Cavour, one of the most colorful streets in Ortigia, where local artists and aristocrats like to spend their evenings. It’s then time to say goodbye to Syracuse and move towards Palermo passing the ancient Temple Valley. The following day, sample the best Sicilian streetfood during a 3-hour walking tour of Palermo. This food tour, led by a local expert guide, explores the fascinating culinary world of Sicily’s capital and includes a visit of the famous and bustling Vucciria and Mercato del Capo outdoor markets.

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Agrigento: 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

3. Agrigento: 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

This 2-hour private guided tour will start from Porta di Ponte and wind its way along the Via Atenea, the ancient and modern heart of the city, walking amongst Baroque and neoclassical facades and strolling through its typical narrow alleyways. Your guide will then take you to visit the stunning historic Church and the Monastery of Santo Spirito (14th century), where you can still buy the almond sweets made by the local nuns. Then, you'll see the Church of S. Maria dei Greci (14th century) built on the still visible remains of a Greek temple. The itinerary has a total length of 3 kilometers and most of the walk will be uphill, so please wear comfortable shoes and be aware that this tour is not suitable for people with mobility difficulties.

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What people are saying about Agrigento

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4.5 / 5

based on 61 reviews

Our tour lady was very knowledgeable about the history of the place, the time and the historical context - a real pleasure! We can only recommend it!