This is not just a walking tour but includes a short drive between the Museum and the Valley of Temples (2 km).
The tour includes the visit of the museum plus the eastern side of Valley of Temples:Temples of Hera, Concordia, Herakles, early christian necropolis and Zeus Temple.
The Museum owns a superb Attic and Italiot ceramic collection; the original gigantic statue of Atlas from the Olympian Zeus Temple; a couple of marble Greek statues (the Ephebus and the Dying Warrior 480 B. C. ). Furthermore a considerable collection of finds from every sector of the ancient city (political agorà, necropolises, houses, sanctuaries) will give you a more complete insight of the life of people in Greek and Roman antiquity.
We'll meet right at the entrance of the Archaeological Museum Pietro Griffo. In its beautiful XIII century old cloister to start the visit of the Museum.
This will take about 1 hour.
Then we drive to the top entrance of the Valley of Temples and will visit, just walking (1 km) the longest and best preserved part of the site: Hera, Concordia, early christian necropolis, Herakles Temples and Olympian Zeus Temple.
Here the guided tour stops.
MEETING POINT + TOUR DURATION
Meeting Point Options: Suggested by Guide: Please meet your guide at the: Museo Archeologico Pietro Griffo, Contrada San Nicola, sn, 92110 Agrigento
Duration: 3 hours.
You will need your own car to reach the museum that stay 1 Km away from the Valley of Temples.
- Guiding Services
ESTIMATED LOCAL CASH NEEDED
20 Eur - Entrance fees + parking
- Personal Expenses
I am not a driver-guide. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.