Discover Greek architecture at its finest

The Valley of Temples is a ridge located outside the city of Agrigento. It houses seven temples built in the Doric style and is a famous representation of ancient Greek art and architecture

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Riding a horse with a personalized itinerary is an original and adventurous way to explore the Valley of the Temples. The path goes through an amazing bucolic landscape characterized by almond green olive trees. On this exclusive horse-riding experience, you will be able to admire, among other wonders, the Kolymbetra Garden*: a beautiful green piece of land full of seasonal fruits including citrus, carobs, pistachio nuts, mulberries, walnuts, pomegranates and bananas. Along the river and at the foot of some limestone cliffs, there are almond trees, olive trees, traditional vegetable gardens and Mediterranean scrub with myrtles and laurels. The journey will continue along the Temple of Hephaestus (Vulcan) and the Temple of Heracles, until you reach the Temple of Concordia, which is one of the best preserved ancient temples. Your final destination will be the Temple of Juno, which is located on the top of the hill.

 

*You can choose to have an optional picnic lunch at the Kolymbetra Garden.

 

Highlight:

  • Horseback riding through the picturesque Valley of the Temples
  • Learn about ancient Greek architecture and culture
  • Visit the temples (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • Optional picnic in the orchards of Kolymbetra Garden

 

 

 

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