Piazza Armerina - Agrigento, Valley of Temples - Scala dei Turchi from Catania

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Two UNESCO World Heritage Sights in one day, an elegant private tour on a comfortable air-conditioning minivan:
+ Discover the greatest Greek Temples in Sicily
+ Stroll long the Valley of Temples
+ Admire the grandeur of Greek architecture
+ Breathe light breeze on the Scala dei Turchi
+ Enjoy old greek and roman myths visiting the most beautiful and biggest Roman country side villa

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Duration: 9 hours
Starts: Catania, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Two UNESCO World Heritage Sights in one day, an elegant private tour on a comfortable air-conditioning minivan:
+ Discover the greatest Greek Temples in Sicily
+ Stroll long the Valley of Temples
+ Admire the grandeur of Greek architecture
+ Breathe light breeze on the Scala dei Turchi
+ Enjoy old greek and roman myths visiting the most beautiful and biggest Roman country side villa

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

Greeks play the most significant role in the history of Sicily, having transformed this island in the World Greatest Open-Air Museum. Old Greek constructions thrown down a gage to modern architecture. The Greek philosopher Empedocles praised old Akragas: “the people enjoy the trouble-free and bohemian life here as if it’s the last day in their existence; but they build up temples and palaces as if they never die.”

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Scala dei Turchi, 92010, Realmonte, Sicily Italy

The most elegant steps created by Nature

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Villa Romana del Casale, Strada Provinciale 90, Piazza Armerina, Sicily Italy

The world biggest mosaic collection of the Roman Era is Piazza Armerina and its splendid monument The Roman Villa of Casale, a noble Roman estate composed of a small village and several mansions with perfectly preserved mosaic floors. The mosaic designs, made of African stone, represent chariot races in the Circus Maximum in Rome, four boats with cupids fishing, hunting scenes, the gymnasts practicing sports, love episodes and the unforgettable Cyclops Polyphemus with his famous prisoner Ulysses.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes



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