Just south of the modern city of Agrigento in southwest Sicily is the Valley of the Temples, an archaeological site with no less than eight ancient Greek temples. Dating from the 6th and 5th centuries BCE, the temples are nestled among olive trees on a ridge near the sea.

Facts & Stats on the Valley of the Temples

Go Historic ID
319700
Names
Agrigento Temples
Acragas
Akragas
Valle dei Templi
Valley of the Temples
Dates
6th-5th centuries BCE

Visitor & Contact Information

Contact
0922-26191

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Valley of the Temples - Agrigento, Italy