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Agrigento Valley of the Temples – The Abode of the Mythical Gods

Agrigento Valley Of The Temples – The Abode Of The Mythical Gods

One of the most enchanting archaeological sites of the beautiful city of Sicily is the ancient ruins of Akragas. Located in the southern part of Italy in Agrigento, the Agrigento Valley of the Temples is also known as Valle dei Templi in Italian. This is one of the most famous historical sites that feature the regal eight temples and other remains that were built around 510 BC and 430 BC. This place is worth a visit for the wonderful view of the sea and the temples.

All about Transfer to Agrigento Valley of the Temples

The most convenient way of reaching the spot is to hire a shuttle service to Agrigento Valley of the Temples like the ones offered by the Sicilia Shuttle Service. They offer you drop facilities to and from the airport. When to come to visit the valley, the company offers you minivan hire for your group private transport services.

The fare of these depends on the distance travelled and the number of people on board. They take up at a time and make sure you reach your destination. They will allow you to take a whole day trip around the valley. The drivers are warm and friendly, and they will offer you a great service along the way to make your journey more fun.

Things to Know About the Agrigento Valley of the Temples

The eight temples located here are the Temple of Concordia, the Temple of Heracles, the Temple of Hera, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Temple of Castor and Pollux, the Temple of Demeter, the Temple of Asclepius (the God of Medicine) and the Temple of Hephaestos. This is not really a valley but rather a rocky terrain on the banks of Agrigento River. Another very popular spot in the region is the Tomba di Terone or the temple of Theron- the Greek tyrant.

If you are a nature and archeological lover, your tour of Sicily will remain incomplete without heading towards the Garden of Kolymbethra which is situated between the temple of Vulcano and the Temple of Castor and Pollux. The garden stretches around five hectares consisting of a variety of flowers ranging from broom bushes, myrtle and white poplar trees. Take your time and stroll around the gardens and temples as you leave all your worries about transfer in Sicily in the efficient hands of Sicilia Shuttle Service.

The valley of the temples Sicily opening hours is from 8:30 am to 7 pm. The valley of temples Agrigento tickets per person cost about ten euros, and if you include the museum tour too then, it will cost you thirteen euros. All these coupled with the affordable fares of Sicilia Shuttle Service mean that you get the most cost effective holiday trip ever.

So in the coming holidays, if you are planning a trip to Italy, do not forget to come to this spectacular region and pre-book the Sicilia Shuttle Service when you come.

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