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One day Sicily: departure from Taormina or Catania to Piazza Armerina and Agrigento to Palermo
With New Travel Services , a one day tour from Taormina or Catania, will take you to the Roman Villa del Casale in Piazza Armerina and the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento with final destination Palermo, the most 'important city of Sicily.
The tour will take us in the heart of Sicilian history at the times of the Greek and Roman domination of the island: reading its history will transport you to ancient times with the splendor of the glorious past of this central region of the Mediterranean Sea.
from your hotel, in Taormina or Catania, on board our comfortable vehicles you will arrive at Villa Romana del Casale in Piazza Armerina, where as per suggestion of our drivers you will visit, by yourself, one of the most important archaeological sites of Roman time. This trip will take approximately one hour and 30 minutes. The villa is one of the most important archeological sites in Sicily, Mainly Because of its 3,500 square meters of mosaics Which covers the floor, and for the beautiful frescoes on the walls. A careful restoration project has brought` to light perfect mosaics depicting scenes of everyday life, hunting scenes and, above all, the famous women in Their bikinis, defined in the story of art as the oldest example of this form of attire.
At the end of your visit, leaving the archeological site, with an extra fee you can try some typical Sicilian dishes in a nearby restaurant.
We will then continue, by car, along the Mediterranean Sea, to Agrigento. Here per our suggestion and with an extra fee , you can visit the Valley of the Temples. A complete tour of the archeological site takes up to 2 hours. By foot, you can walk along the path Which leads to the majestic temples built by the Greeks. These impressive structures, built in Doric style in the 5th century BC, look out onto the rural landscape of Agrigento.
The temples, among which Juno, Concord and Hercules stand out the most for Their outstanding beauty and state of preservation, they have All been declared World Heritage sites by UNESCO. With an extra fee it is possible to visit these archeological sites accompanied by local guides
After That We will continue to your hotel in Palermo.
Immerge yourself in the Sicily of the Greeks and Romans,, walk along the famous Valley of the Temples, or Roman Villa del Casale.
Travel comfortably in our cars, listen to music and enjoy the view During our journey.
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Private tour. Departures every Friday from Catania and every Monday from Palermo.
The tour can be also purchased as private with daily departures.