Things to see and do - Agrigento
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Former Akragas was founded by settlers from Gela in 581 BC. From Antiquity, the town has retained a magnificent group of temples, some of which are in better condition than others, located below its acropolis. On the hilltop, the medieval town escaped the destruction caused by the 1693 earthquake and has retained its traditional character.
Tourist attractions Agrigento : Things to see and do
v.le Valle dei Templi I - 92100 Agrigento
Do not search for the valley! The temples (a dozen of them) erected in 5 BC, are located on the ridge to the south of the town, . Set on fire by the Carthaginians in 406, they were restored in their original style by the Romans. Earthquakes, fanatica..
v. Sacra I - 92100 Agrigento
The temple, which has been kept intact, dates from 430 AD. but we forget the person to whom it was consecrated. This is a great example of optical illusion. The columns become narrower at the top to make them appear larger but have a bulge two thirds..
Via Passeggiata Archeologica I - 92100 Agrigento
The San Nicola monastery accommodates this museum, which unites pieces found across the whole Agrigento region. Do not miss the colossal 7.5 m high Telamon (Atlantes), taken from the temple of Jupiter (there were once 38 of these), or the Ephebe of A..
Via Acrone15 I - 92100 Agrigento
Hotel Exclusive is in Agrigento’s centre, opposite the train station. It features views of the Valley of the Temples and the Mediterranean Sea, as well as free Wi-Fi and parking. All rooms include satellite TV, minibar, air conditioning and views of..
Via Del Piave 19 I - 92100 Agrigento
Prix Prices from : 44 €
Hotel Del Viale is just a 3-minute walk from Agrigento’s historic centre, and 2 km from the Valley of Temples. It offers free Wi-Fi, and en-suite rooms with air conditioning. The friendly staff provide a daily Italian breakfast, which can also be br..
Via San Francesco D'Assisi 11 I - 92100 Agrigento
via Panoramica dei Templi 51 I - 92100 Agrigento
The wine list at this young, fashionable restaurant features exclusively regional wines, in the same way as the menu focuses on local cuisine. The decor has a slightly Arabian feel and there is a magical view of the temples.
via Passeggiata Archeologica 33 I - 92100 Agrigento
Although Agrigento's fame is largely due to its archaeological site, the town is also worth visiting for its excellent cuisine. Sample local dishes and Sicilian wines at the Il Granaio di Ibla restaurant, while enjoying views of Concordia Temple and ..
piazza Sinatra 16 I - 92100 Agrigento
As its name suggests, this restaurant occupies the premises of an old bakery. The cuisine focuses on delicious interpretations of Sicilian specialities, such as the busiate al pesto siciliano (fresh pasta, almonds, pistachio and crayfish), which can ..
via dei Templi I - 92100 Agrigento
via Ugo La Malfa I - 92100 Agrigento
via Panoramica dei Templi 15 I - 92100 Agrigento
Opened just a few years ago, but with a management with many years experience. A classic establishment, with a menu from land and sea.