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 Serafino Amabile Guastella 1C - C.da Maddalusa (Valle dei Templi) I - 92100 San Leone
The Baglio della Luna is situated 5 km from the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento. It offers free Wi-Fi and air-conditioned rooms with minibar, satellite TV and private bathroom. The Baglio consists of 2 historic buildings, the Foresteria and the W..
Viale Leonardo Sciascia I - 92100 Villaggio Mosè
The Grand Hotel Dei Templi takes its name from the renowned Valley of the Temples, the famous archaeological site in Agrigento, where it is situated. The hotel is surrounded by large private gardens and features its own private swimming pool. In ..
Via delle Viole 2 I - 92100 San Leone
Prix Prices from : 45 €
Expect a warm welcome and a personalised service at Hotel Costazzurra in the seaside resort of San Leone, just 3 km from the Valley of the Temples. Hotel Costazzurra offers comfortable guest rooms with air conditioning, satellite TV and Wi-Fi. Ther..
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.
via dei Templi 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 Ugo La Malfa I - 92100 Agrigento
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 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 ..