Unmissable tourist sites
Agrigento Travel guide
Agrigento : Michelin's recommendations
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..
Piazza Pirandello I - 92100 Agrigento
In memory of Luigi Pirandello (illustrious author of Six characters seeking an author who was born and buried in Caos, below Agrigento), this square is flanked by a beautiful 17C town hall, an old Dominican convent and a Baroque church whose façade..
Lungomare Falcone Borsellino 1 I - 92100 Agrigento
The BEST WESTERN Dioscuri Bay Palace Hotel is set in a wonderful bay overlooking a limpid and charming sea. It enjoys a suggestive view that cannot be equaled. From its excellent position one can admire the sea, incomparable sunsets, the city of Agri..
Via Del Piave 19 I - 92100 Agrigento
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 Acrone15 I - 92100 Agrigento
Prix Prices from : 104 €
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 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 Limoni di Piemonte,Contrada Forgia I - 92100 Agrigento
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 ..
via dei Templi I - 92100 Agrigento
contrada Maddalusa, Valle dei Templi I - 92100 Agrigento
This charming restaurant is nestled in a Mediterranean garden with views of the temples. It is housed in a typical Sicilian baglio (fortified farmhouse) and has retained a number of historical features. The cuisine pays tribute to the island's tradit..
piazza Sinatra 16 I - 92100 Agrigento
As the name suggests, this restaurant occupies the premises of an old bakery. The menu features Sicilian specialities with a new twist, such as the tagliolini pasta with anchovies and bread. Delightful little square for alfresco dining.