There was a time, before the rise of the Roman Empire, when Sicily was the heart of the ancient Magna Graecia. Today, history has changed, but in this island you can still admire the best preserved Greek temples of the world. For history and culture lovers we picked a few Sicily villas near the Valley of the Temples: staying in the area you will have the chance to reach all the archeological parks in Western Sicily, the one near Agrigento of course, as well as Segesta and Selinunte temples.
The Valley of the Temples is the ancient acropolis of Akragas, the original Greek name of Agrigento. The archeological park includes 10 doric temples, 3 sanctuaries and a high density of necropolis along with the ruins of a whole neighbourhood. Among the other areas and buldings of the archeological park you will also find the bouleuterion, the old seat of the council that ruled the city. Nowadays, this is the largest archaelogical park in Europe: booking one of our villas in Sicily near the valley of the temples you will have the chance to witness all the majesty and the fascination of the Ancient Greece era.