WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE SICILIAN VALLEY OF TEMPLES IN AGRIGENTO – APPROX. 8 HOURS

Sicilian Valley of Temples in Agrigento

Highlights of this tour

  • Valley of Temples
  • The garden of Kolymbethra

Accessibility information

  • Use of the adapted vehicle for transportation between the sites
  • Requires little walking/rolling
  • Fully step free route

What is included?

  • Private Tour
  • Tour duration: 8 hours
  • English speaking driver guide
  • This tour is adjustable to your wishes
  • Door to door
  • Pick up from cruise port or your accommodation

What is not included?

  • Tips
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrances, unless stated
Valley of Temples Sicily
The garden of Kolymbethra
Agrigento Valley Temples

About this wheelchair accessible Sicilian Valley of Temples in Agrigento tour

Join us for this Sicilian Valley of Temples in Agrigento tour! Upon disembarking your cruise ship, you are greeted by your driver guide, who is waiting for you with private adapted vehicle. You find him by the sign he is holding with your name on it, and together you make your way to Agrigento. This is a very scenic drive of approximately 2.5-hours.

Agrigento

Agrigento is a very popular place, located on the south coast of Sicily. This popularity is mainly due to the archaeological zone. In the temple valley, you find seven temples that you will all encounter along the Holy Way. These temples are among the best-preserved temples in the world, magnificent ánd unique! Even if you are not interested in Greek archeaology, you should definitely not miss these.

Temple Valley

The eastern part of the Temple Valley is always open for visitors. The Tempio di Ercole is the largest and oldest Doric temple in the city. If you follow the paved road up, you arrive on the hill at the Tempio della Concordia (Concordia temple). This temple has harmonious proportions and a dazzling brown-red hue. The last temple that you can admire here, is the Tempio di Giunone (Temple of Juno). From this point, you can enjoy a fantastic panoramic view over the ridge with the temples, the valley where the old city once was, and Agrigento.

The garden of Kolymbethra

Furthermore, you visit the garden of Kolymbethra. This is the Greek word for a type of swimming pool, used for water sports in Roman times. The garden is an archaeological and scenic site, located in the heart of the valley of the temples in Agrigento. The garden extends over five hectares, which contains a wide variety of typical fruits such as citrus fruits, pistachios, mulberries, walnuts, pomegranates, and bananas. Along the river, and at the foot of the limestone Cliffs, you find almond trees, olive trees, traditional vegetable gardens and Mediterranean maquis with myrtle, laurel, mastic trees, and more.

After you strolled around and learned everything about this majestical site, there is time for lunch (not included). After your driver guide will bring you back to the cruise terminal or your accommodation.

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