Valley of Temples World Heritage Site

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Tour Number

Activity Level

6179


Categories

Hiking and Walking, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

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.

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

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

5 out of 5 stars! Our family enjoyed our tour with Sara. She was very knowledgeable and truly enhanced our experience. Her maps and descriptions helped bring the Valley of the Temples alive for us. Definitely recommend!
Kate McDougall

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