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Province of Agrigento

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Valley of the Temples: Kolymbethra Garden Entry Ticket

1. Valley of the Temples: Kolymbethra Garden Entry Ticket

Visit the very special Kolymbethra Garden, a part of the Valley of the Temples. Learn all about its long history as you soak up the tranquil atmosphere. Opt to add on an underground tour and discover the hypogea underground chambers. Located in Agrigento, Kolymbethra Garden is a shaded corner of paradise, where centuries-old olive trees prosper and where the citrus fruits flood the Valley of the Temples with their fragrances. An embodiment of the promised land and an exceptional garden, where nature is fused with history, this little valley is a significant part of Akragas. The garden is a worthy addition to a visit to the Archaeology Park nearby, and a thrill for the five senses: from the aroma of the orange blossom to the flavor of the almonds, from the silvery tint of the olive trees to the moisture of the soil, all accompanied by the delicate sound of water constantly flowing in the background. No visit is complete without a trip along the new routes to the hypogea underground chambers, which are of great interest in terms of archaeology, speleology, and the natural environment. Select the option to add on a guided tour of the hypogea for a unique experience while at the Valley of the Temples.

Sciacca: City Highlights Tour

2. Sciacca: City Highlights Tour

The city of Sciacca is characterized by small and charming alleys that decorate a fascinating city, full of traditions and art. You will begin the tour from Via Agatocle and passing by the Duomo, or Mother Church, and Piazza Scandaliato, you will reach the Steripinto Palace. You will stroll through the ancient alleys and learn the secrets and history of this special place.You will be taken to the Enchanted Castle, which houses an open-air museum in its garden, decorated with mysterious faces carved into the rock and olive trees that surround it. The second castle you will visit is the splendid Castello Luna, dating back to the 1300s, where you will learn about its almost thousand-year history. The last destination of the tour is the Hermitage of San Calogero, a religious site founded in 1530, a historic and mysterious place, perfect to end your tour.

From San Leone: Private Bluefin Tuna Fishing Experience

3. From San Leone: Private Bluefin Tuna Fishing Experience

This experience is perfect for you! You will have the opportunity to practice Big Game fishing and to catch a specimen of bluefin tuna, with the help of an experienced captain and the right equipment The departure will take place from the small port of San Leone, in the province of Agrigento, heading towards the richest areas of the Mediterranean. With a little luck and patience, you can catch a tuna of considerable size, while living a unique experience of its kind, surrounded by a spectacular sea. At the end of the tour, you will return to the pier of San Leone, with the satisfaction of having practiced their favorite sport in a special environment.

Agrigento: Valley of the Temples Gardens Picnic Experience

4. Agrigento: Valley of the Temples Gardens Picnic Experience

Once inside the Kolymbethra garden, a rare jewel that preserves the colors, flavors and smells of our land, where nature is merged with history, you can enjoy a walk on your own through its archaeological finds and its hypogea, excavated 2500 years ago. In the Picnic area you will find your basket with the necessary to set the table and to taste your food that unique traditions and skilled hands have prepared for you: Focaccia with Mortadella, Burrata and Pistachio pesto; Rizzuola with Bolognese souce; Mixed salad; Seasonal fruit; Cannolo with ricotta cream; Water and a bottle of Wine. In the shade of an ancient laurel tree you can enjoy the relaxation and peace that only in this place can you find accompanied by the delicate sound of water constantly flowing in the background.

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Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 14 reviews

So first of all - it is not a sailing boat but a normal motor boat. It also takes a minute to find it - the meeting point description isn’t that useful. The boat itself is rather new and comfortable but it wouldn’t fit more than 5 adults (plus skipper). We had the trip with a family (2 adults and 2 children) - it was fine as they wanted to be at the front of the boat and we wanted to be under the shade, but if all of us would prefer to be in the shade or in the sun - we probably couldn’t fit. I would recommend this tour if you are a group of 4-5 so that you can enjoy the full boat, because otherwise you have to be lucky to share the boat with nice people :) the tour takes however only 1.5h so you can maybe survive the sun for so long - there is also a break for 35mins next to the Scala dei Turchi so maybe it will be good enough :) The Scala is rather underwhelming from a distance but very beautiful if you swim up closer - much nicer view that from the beach itself :)

Wonderful experience. Family management: Pietro the guide, the father was the pilot and the mother the cook. We ate divinely and enjoyed ourselves thanks to everyone's sympathy. We visited a lot of places that were not within walking distance, colorful caves, and beaches that looked like swimming pools. We also saw a wreck of a sunken boat and lots of fish. Super recommended !!

It was a fantastic Tour and we had a great time. We were guided offroad and onroad and saw wonderful countryside from mountains to the beach. It was a great experience also for our Kids (10&12) who had a lot of fun.

Beautiful way to see the Scala dei Turchi! Water so warm and inviting. 3 stops along way to swim and enjoy the sights. Definitely recommend.

Cela fait déjà 2 fois que je fais cette activité avec les mêmes guides très sympathiques Ce ne sera pas la dernière