Archeologic Tours, City Tours, Cultural Tours
On the footsteps of the Romans and of the Greek colonies: Villa Romana del Casale & Valley of the Temples.
A journey through time to visit the Roman heart of Sicily – the wonderful Villa Romana del Casale, a UNESCO heritage site which perfectly preserves wonderful ancient mosaics of a very good quality. This beautiful imperial villa retains the same characteristics of its time and visitors are surprised by its majesty and history.
The Valley of the Temples is the second and essential stage of the tour, it preserves an extraordinary monumental heritage in a exceptional state of conservation. The charm of the Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO heritage site, leaves an indelible mark on the heart of those who visit it.
SERVICE: collective tour (not private)
DEPARTURE: 07.00AM from Palermo
AVAILABILITY: Thursday and Sunday
DURATION: about 10 hours
Deep in history – Piazza Armerina and Agrigento
Meeting with the staff and the rest of the group at the selected meeting point and departure to Piazza Armerina to visit the Villa Romana del Casale, that dates back to the late IV century a.C., and once belonged to an important and influential Roman family.
Continuing to Agrigento to visit the magnificent Valley of Temples, built by the Greeks during the V century b.C. , containing the ruins of numerous temples but also necropoli, houses, streets and everything else one would expect to find in an ancient city.
Later return to Palermo.
Meeting point – Please be at the meeting point 20 minutes before the tour departure.
The rate includes:
- Multilanguage staff;
- Guided tour of Valley od the Temples;
- Vehicle for transportation with air conditioning.
The rate does not include:
- Meals and beverages;
- Guided visit of Villa Romana;
- Entry tickets to monuments, to be paid on site.
>> The tour is available in the following languages: Italian, English, Spanish
>> Children up to 1 year old do not pay (no seat). Children from 2 to 11 years old benefit of a 30% discount.