Valley of Temples World Heritage Site

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Tour Number

Activity Level

6179


Categories

Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be supervised by a parent.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

German (fluent), French (advanced), English (fluent)

Valley of Temples Private Walking tour - 2 hours


This is a walking tour and lasts max 2 hours.

You will visit the whole Valley of Temples: Hera, Concordia and Herakles Temples that are the best preserved ones, plus the remains of the Olympian Zeus Temple (the biggest in western Greece). From afar you will see and be informed about three more temples: Castor and Pollux, Aesculapius and Hephaestus temples. On the way between Temples are visible the imposing remains of the Greek city wall and hundreds of tombs belonging to the early Christian and Byzantine necropolis.
The total distance to walk is 1, 500 metres (almost one mile). The way is plain and the activity level easy. But you will have to walk the distance back to get to your car. A shuttle bus is available.

Itinerary

You will visit the whole Valley of Temples: Hera, Concordia and Herakles Temples that are the best preserved ones, plus the remains of the Olympian Zeus Temple (the biggest in western Greece, the imposing remains of the Greek city wall and the early Christian and Byzantine necropolis. . From afar you will see and be informed about three more temples: Castor and Pollux, Aesculapius and Hephaestus temples.
The total distance to walk is 1, 500 metres (almost one mile). The way is plain and the activity level easy. But you will have to walk the distance back to get to your car. A shuttle bus is available.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Suggested by Guide: Please meet your guide at the top eastern entrance of the Valley of Temples: TEMPIO GIUNONE, via Panoramica dei Templi, Agrigento. Parking available.

Duration: 2 hours

Just very bad weather could affect the duration of the tour.

Transportation

It is a walking tour

What’s Included

Other: The price includes just the guided tour.
NO ENTRANCE TICKETS.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

13 EU - Entrance tickets at the temples are not included. They cost 10,00 euro per person.
Available shuttle bus ride costs 3,00 per person.

What’s Extra

Other: Entrance fees and transport.
Tickets cost 12,00 per person. Free under 18 years.

A Recent Review of this tour

Sara was a great guide - she carried maps and pictures with her to help us understand what we were seeing . Although the signage was good, Sara was able to put things into context and provide additional information. Glad we had her along.
Nancy M.

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    6179


    Categories

    Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be supervised by a parent.

    Friendly: Yes.

    Maximum travelers: 10

    Language(s)

    explanation

    German (fluent), French (advanced), English (fluent)

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