Catania: Valley of the Temples and Turkish Steps with Snack

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Unravel the secrets of ancient Greece in Agrigento, a Sicilian city steeped in history. Wander through the breathtaking Valley of the Temples, a sprawling archaeological complex that whisks you back in time. But that's not all - this unforgettable journey also takes you to one of Sicily's most stunning beaches, where the azure waters and golden sands await. And for the ultimate photo opportunity, visit the majestic Turkish Steps, a natural wonder that's sure to leave you in awe.


Start your day with a comfortable minivan pickup from your accommodation around 8:30 AM. The first destination is Agrigento, a city that once boasted the richest Greek colony. Be in awe of the breathtaking Valley of the Temples, a revered UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. Marvel at some of the world's best-preserved ancient Greek temples, a true marvel. The famous Greek poet Pindar described this city as one of the most beautiful inhabited by mortals. The Valley of the Temples is renowned for its remarkably preserved temples, with seven in total. One of the standout attractions is the Temple of Concordia, one of the world's best-preserved Greek temples, which contributed to the site's prestigious UNESCO World Heritage status. Explore the remains of several other temples dedicated to various gods and goddesses, including Juno, Hercules, Hephaestus, and Athena. Next, head to one of Sicily's most stunning beaches, just a few kilometers from Agrigento. Discover the Scala dei Turchi, a captivating white rock formation resembling giant steps rising from the crystal-clear waters. Take a leisurely stroll along the gentle slope, overlooking the sea, and savor this unique experience. Enjoy some free time to unwind on one of Sicily's most popular beaches. Savor a delicious snack, accompanied by local wine and water. The day concludes with a return to Catania in the early evening, around 7:00 PM.

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