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Agrigento Slider Valley of the Temples in the Agrigento Area


One of the most important archaelogical sites of Sicily is the Valley of the Temples just outside Agrigento, with six Greek temples, including the Temple of Concordia, one of the best preserved Doric temples of the ancient world. Not far away are the ruins of Selinunte, not as complete as those of Agrigento but in a beautiful setting in rolling countryside overlooking the sea. 

There are also some superb beaches in this area, notably Porto Palo and Lido Fiore near Menfi and those near the white cliffs of Scala dei Turchi. For completely uncontaminated, wilder beaches try the Torre Salsa nature reserve with 13km of sand dunes.

Mix & Match

Wine lovers can try two great wineries - the Baglio Oneto in Marsala country and the Foresteria Planeta Estate near Menfi.

Agrigento Area

Where to stay


Foresteria Baglio Della Luna

This unusual little hotel is located just a few miles from Agrigento and enjoys splendid views of the Valley of the Temples from the hotel’s restaurant. Once a fortified Sicilian manor house built around a central courtyard and with watchtowers,… Find out more...

£ 575 Per person
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La Foresteria Planeta Estate

The beautiful, fine sandy beach of Porto Palo is just a 10 minute drive from La Foresteria, sitting conveniently between Agrigento and Selinunte; perfect for visiting the archaeological sites. It’s also the perfect place for wine lovers as the estate… Find out more...

£ 812 Per person

Hotel Baia Di Ulisse

This hotel is in a great location for those wishing to visit the archaeological sites of this part of Sicily as the Valley of the Temples is just 4km away and Selinunte only an hour and a half. The hotel… Find out more...

£ 608 Per person
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Hotel Baglio Oneto

The Baglio Oneto - once a fortified manor - is set in elevated position in the Marsala region with beautiful views over the surrounding landscape as far the Egadi Islands. The hotel consists of the old 18th century house, plus… Find out more...

£ 549 Per person

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