Agrigento and Piazza Armerina: Valley of the Temples and Villa Romana del Casale

DISCOVERING THE GREEK WORLD IN AGRIGENTO AND VISITING THE FAMOUS MOSAICS OF THE VILLA ROMANA DEL CASALE, IN PIAZZA ARMERINA. 

Full day excursion with a driver that takes you around the beauties of Sicily.

For archaeology and history lovers visit of Agrigento and Piazza Armerina is an experience to not to be missed during a trip in Sicily
* Duration: 10 hours
* Starts: Catania, Italy
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




DISCOVERING THE GREEK WORLD IN AGRIGENTO AND VISITING THE FAMOUS MOSAICS OF THE VILLA ROMANA DEL CASALE, IN PIAZZA ARMERINA. 

Full day excursion with a driver that takes you around the beauties of Sicily.

For archaeology and history lovers visit of Agrigento and Piazza Armerina is an experience to not to be missed during a trip in Sicily

Itinerary
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Pass By: Sicily Day By Day, Piazza Federico di Svevia 32, 95121 Catania, Sicily Italy

For the Agrigento Piazza Armerina tour we provide for pick-up service at your accommodation or in the close vicinity, with comfortable and luxury 8-seats vehicle.
Please Note that: our driver guide is not a touristic guide, so he cannot enter inside the historical places. He will give you information during the trip on the vehicle, before you will go inside. A paper guide will be provided to be used inside the archeological areas.

Stop At: Valle dei Templi, Piazza Archeologica 1 Via Panoramica Dei Templi, 92100, Agrigento, Sicily Italy

Driving to the southern cost of Sicily, you will travel across Sicily by comfortable and air-conditioned vehicle. The tour will begin with the visit of the majestic archaeological area of the Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pindar, the Greek poet and writer, described it as “one of the most beautiful cities of those inhabited by mortals”. “Valle dei Templi” is famous for its well-preserved temples, seven in total. 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. In the site, you can also visit the remains of many other temples dedicated to various divinity like Juno, Hercules, Hephaestus and Athena.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Piazza Armerina, Piazza Armerina, Province of Enna, Sicily

In the early afternoon we will be in Piazza Armerina, a city woven in the hearth of Sicily. In this city is located the splendid Villa Romana del Casale, majestic imperial villa originally the property of a powerful Roman family. Here you will find the best conserved in-situ roman mosaics in the world.

The Villa Romana del Casale houses mosaic flooring – figurative and geometric – , wall mosaics, columns, stutues, capitals and coins. Since 1997 the city is part of the UNESCO World Heritage.

Duration: 2 hours