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
Via Panoramica 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..
Via 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
Partially located in the former San Nicola monastery, this museum displays pieces found throughout the Agrigento region. Do not miss the colossal 7.5m-high Telamon (Atlantes), taken from the temple of Jupiter (of which there were once 38), or the Eph..
Via San Vito 20 I - 92100 Agrigento
Hotel Belvedere offers functionally furnished rooms and free WiFi throughout, all 100 metres from a bus stop link to Agrigento's Valley of the Temples. This hotel has a shared terrace with plants and city views. Rooms at the Belvedere hotel all have..
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..
Piazza Lena 5 I - 92100 Agrigento
Prix Prices from : 35 €
Set in the historic centre of Agrigento, the Antica Foresteria Catalana is a 2-minute walk from both the Luigi Pirandello Theatre and central Via Atenea. The hotel features a 24-hour front desk, and air-conditioned rooms with antique furnishings. Par..
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 dei Templi 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.
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 ..