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From Catania: Valley of the Temples and Turkish Steps

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Discover the Greek World in Agrigento by visiting the Valley of the Temples and explore one of the most amazing beaches in Sicily, the monumental Turkish Steps. Join an exclusive small group tour with a maximum of 8 participants.
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Duration: 8 hours
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You will be picked up from your accommodation or another close meeting point.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore one of the most amazing beaches in Sicily
  • Enjoy a small group tour with a maximum of 8 people
Full description
Your visit starts with a pick-up from your accommodation in a comfortable minivan at around 8:30 AM. The first stop will be in Agrigento. This city used to be the richest of all the Greek colonies. Its wealth can still be admired by visiting the beautiful and impressive Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. Here, see some of the best preserved Greek temples in the world.

Pindar, the Greek poet and writer, described it as one of the most beautiful cities of those inhabited by mortals. The Valley of the Temples is famous for its well-preserved temples, seven in total. The Temple of Concordia is one of the best preserved Greek temples in the world helping the site to gain the classic UNESCO world heritage award. On the site, you can also visit the remains of many other temples dedicated to various divinity like Juno, Hercules, Hephaestus, and Athena.

Then, you will get to visit one of the most amazing beaches in Sicily. A few kilometers away from Agrigento, you will find the Scala dei Turchi, literally translated to Turkish steps. It is a dazzling white rock formation, rising from the clear blue sea like giant steps. Walking this gentle slope, high above the sea on your feet, will let you enjoy a unique experience.

Here, you will have free time to enjoy one of the most famous beaches in Sicily. A typical Sicilian snack which includes small pizzas, bottles of water and red local wine.
Includes
  • Luxury air-conditioned Mercedes vehicle or similar
  • Baby Seat - if needed
  • Multilingual speaking driver for the day
  • Packed lunch made of Sicilian street food
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
What’s Not Included
  • Official guide
  • Entrance ticket to the Valley of the Temples

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Important information
Know before you go
• It is recommended you bring a swimming suit, hat, and towel
• Pickups from Taormina or Syracuse incur an additional charge of €25 per person

From US$ 525.39 Per group up to 4

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Product ID: 180047