FULL PRICE € 12.00 CONCESSION € 7.00* includes "Building for the Gods" exhibition until December 31th 2020
Access subject to quotas. Booking recommended.
VALLEY OF THE TEMPLES ONLY * Concessions are valid for all EU citizens between the ages of 18 and 25
FULL PRICE € 15.50 CONCESSION € 9.00* includes "Building for the Gods" exhibition until December 31th 2020
Access subject to quotas. Booking recommended.
COMBINED TICKET – REGIONAL MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY “PIETRO GRIFFO” AND VALLEY OF THE TEMPLES (VALID FOR 3 DAYS FROM FIRST USE)
FULL PRICE € 17.00 CONCESSION € 11.00* includes "Building for the Gods" exhibition until December 31th 2020
Access subject to quotas. Booking recommended.
COMBINED TICKET – KOLYMBETHRA GARDEN** AND VALLEY OF THE TEMPLES (ONE ENTRANCE TO THE VALLEY AND ONE ENTRANCE TO THE GARDEN IN THE SAME DAY)
* Concessions are valid for all EU citizens between the ages of 18 and 25
**The Kolymbethra Garden does not adhere to the “DomenicaAlMuseo” initiative, so the ticket is not free on the first Sunday of the month.
The combined ticket Valley of the Temples + Garden of the Kolymbethra is suspended on Easter Monday, April 25th and May 1st.
Exclusive access to the Kolymbethra Garden is not allowed, as it is mandatory to pass through the ticket offices of the Valley of the Temples.
FREE Access subject to quotas. Booking recommended.
First Sunday of the month: on the first Sunday of every month, admission during normal opening hours is free for all visitors. On Sunday 4 August and 1 September, entry will be free until 7.00 pm, while from 8.00 pm to 11.00 pm the ordinary rate will be applied
Any right to a free admission has to be proved by the ticketing staff by showing document certifying one of the following conditions:
- EU and non-EU citizens under 18 years of age
- persons with disabilities and one relative or carer registered with the Italian health and social care service;
- EU tourist guides in the course of their professional activity;
- EU tourist interpreters in the course of their professional activity;
- employees of the Sicilian Regional Commission of Cultural Heritage and Sicilian Identity and inspectors of cultural heritage in Sicily;
- ICOM members (International Council of Museums)
- EU public and private school groups by reservation, accompanied by one teacher for every ten pupils;
- teachers and students of architecture, conservation of cultural heritage, educational sciences and undergraduate courses in literature or literary subjects specialising in archaeology or art history at universities and fine arts academies, persons enrolled at the respective finishing or specialist schools or students undertaking research post-graduate courses in the aforementioned subjects in all EU member states. The ticket shall be issued to students upon presentation of proof of enrolment valid for the current academic year;
- art history teachers and students at college institutions, the ticket shall be issued to students upon presentation of proof of enrolment valid for the current academic year;
- journalists enrolled on the Italian register and journalists from any other country in the course of their professional activity and upon presentation of suitable proof of said activity;
- current teachers employed or contracted by Italian schools on presentation of suitable certification issued by the teaching institution
- EU teachers employed at state schools on a permanent contract
- members of voluntary associations carrying out activities – according to agreements signed with the Ministry pursuant to Article 112, paragraph 8 of the Code – to promote and raise awareness of cultural heritage.
- ICCROM members (International Organisation for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage)
GUIDED TOURS FOR INDIVIDUALS
offered by touristic guides and specialized operators of CoopCulture
- Underground itineraries
July 13 - September 13
Cost: € 10.00 | free for under 12s Meeting point: Via Sacra, entrance of Villa Aurea
- Visit to the Valley of the Temples from april to december
first weekend of every month (Saturday and Sunday) 10.30 am in Italian Cost: € 5.00 | free for under 12
Meeting point: tree-lined area below the Temple of Hera Lacinia (Juno)
INFO AND RESERVATIONS Visit available for purchase by phoning +39 0922 1839996 or at the ticket office on the day until 15 minutes before the start of the visit, subject to availability.
Audioguides can be rented at the ticket offices of the Valley of the Temples and offer visitors the opportunity to explore the Park independently thanks to simple and comprehensive explanations of the most important attractions of the site. The audioguide is available in: Italian, English, French, Spanish, German and Chinese.
Cost: € 5.00
A personal document must be left as a deposit (identity card or driving licence)
Collection and drop-off at the counter
GUIDED TOURS FOR GROUPS
Curated by CoopCulture
Group tours of the Valley of the Temples and the underground itineraries are available in Italian and English. The experienced tour guides, archaeologists and educational staff of CoopCulture will take you on a journey of discovery of the unique itineraries and fascinating monuments of the Valley of the Temples, exploring the site's artistic, historic, mythological and archaeological heritage.
Advance booking essential: call +39 0922 1839996
Valley of the Temples official App
Download the official App of the Valley of the Temples of Agrigento, a tool designed to guide you during the visit and to offer useful services and information.
This App allows you to plan and organize the visit of one of the largest and best preserved archaeological sites of Sicily and Magna Grecia.
The App is specifically designed to accompany you before, during and after the visit.
With this App it is possible to buy and keep entrance tickets, to have access to all the information necessary for the visit (timetables, fees, contacts, accessibility), to choose among different visit paths, to listen to the audioguides and to visualize your own position and the points of interest during the visit.
The free App provides you with all the necessary safety rules in order to visit the archaeological site properly.
Download the App, buy the tickets and the available in-App services and enjoy the visit of one of the most beautiful archaeological sites of Italy, included by UNESCO in the list of the World Heritage Sites.
The bookshops sell products that represent the best examples of high-quality local craftsmanship: stone, wood, terracotta and metal crafts of all shapes and sizes offer the perfect souvenir to remind you of your experience here, or to take home as gifts for friends and relatives so they get have a taste of your visit. The bookshop offers a wide selection of guidebooks, books and themed publications with up-to-date, high quality texts and illustrations to accompany your visit, as well as educational material designed to fascinate our youngest visitors with history, mythology and archaeology.
The bookshops are located at Gate V and the ticket office at the Temple of Hera Lacinia (Juno).
Opening times coincide with those of the ticket offices.
Tradition and culture with a Sicilian twist in a culinary experience achieved using only the best fresh, genuine and high-quality ingredients: an exploration of flavour to suit every taste, from ricotta cannoli with chocolate chips and freshly harvested pistachios to the comforting simplicity of sandwiches made with “panelle”, traditional Sicilian fritters.
The café is located by the Temple of Concordia and is open during the Park's opening hours.
Access to the animals is allowed - provided they are on a leash - with a scoop and hygienic bag for the collection of dejections and, in the case of large animals, equipped with a muzzle.
Inside the Archaeological Area they can not enter the temples or approach the monuments.
HOW TO GET HERE
fly to Falcone Borsellino airport in Palermo, Vincenzo Florio airport in Trapani or Fontanarosso airport in Catania. Continue by bus or car. Travel time from the airport to Agrigento is approximately two hours.
CATANIA Airport – AGRIGENTO Sais Trasporti Spa Tel. 095.536201 PALERMO Airport – AGRIGENTO: Sal Tel. 0922.401360
Local buses (numbers 1, 2, 2/, 3/) to the Valley of the Temples depart from the bus station at Piazzale Rosselli and the central railway station in Agrigento (Piazza Marconi).
TUA (Trasporti Urbani Agrigento) tel. 0922 26059.
Entrance/Ticket Office – Temple of Hera Lacinia (Juno) From the bus station at Piazzale Rosselli and the central railway station in Agrigento (Piazza Marconi), take bus no. 2 to “Fermata Tempio di Giunone”;
Entrance/Ticket Office – Gate V From the bus station at Piazzale Rosselli and the central railway station in Agrigento (Piazza Marconi), take bus no. 1 to “Fermata Templi-Gate V”;
Entrance/Ticket Office – Hellenistic Theatre From the bus station at Piazzale Rosselli and the central railway station in Agrigento (Piazza Marconi), take bus no. 1 or 2 to “Fermata Museo Archeologico” and bus no. 3/ to “Fermata Museo Archeologico” (requested stop). Leave the bus and cross the road; the Entrance/Ticket Office – Hellenistic Theatre is located 20 metres to the right.
from Palermo (130 km) follow the SS121 and take the Agrigento/SS189 exit. After Aragona follow signs for the centre of Agrigento or, to go straight to the Valley of the Temples, follow signs for Caltanissetta, Canicatti and merge onto the 640 (Caltanissetta – Porto Empedocle) towards Porto Empedocle. At the Giunone roundabout, below the Temple of Hera Lacinia (Juno), take the tree-lined avenue to reach the Sant’Anna car park of the Temple of Hera Lacinia (Juno). From Trapani/Erice (175 km) or Selinunte (99 km), take the SS115. After Porto Empedocle follow signs for the Valley of the Temples. From Taormina-Catania-Syracuse take the Catania-Palermo motorway. After Enna, take the exit towards the 640 Caltanissetta/Agrigento, following signs for Caltanissetta and then for Porto Empedocle to reach the Giunone roundabout below the Temple of Hera Lacinia (Juno). Follow signs for the Valley of the Temples to reach the car park. From Ragusa take the SS115 to reach the Giunone roundabout.
Entrance/Ticket Office – Temple of Hera Lacinia (Juno) From the centre of town (Agrigento central railway station – Piazza Marconi) take Via Francesco Crispi, keep right and continue straight on at two sets of traffic lights; after 1.5 km, turn left at the fork and follow signs for the Valley of the Temples, joining the Valley of the Temples Panoramic Road. Follow this for 1.4 km then turn right to enter the official car park of the Temple of Hera Lacinia (Juno).
Entrance/Ticket Office – Gate V From the centre of town (Agrigento central railway station – Piazza Marconi), take Via Francesco Crispi, keep right and continue straight on at two sets of traffic lights; after 1.5 km, continue straight on at the fork onto Via Passeggiata Archeologica for 550 m; at the second fork, turn left and follow signs for Valley of the Temples for 1.3 km. At the roundabout below the Temple of Heracles, take the first exit on the right and follow Viale Caduti di Marzabotto for 200 metres then turn left to enter the official car park of Gate V. Entrance/Ticket Office – Hellenistic Theatre From the centre of town (Agrigento central railway station – Piazza Marconi), take Via Francesco Crispi, keep right and continue straight on at two sets of traffic lights; after 1.5 km, continue straight on at the fork onto Via Passeggiata Archeologica for 550 m; at the second fork, follow signs for Museo Archeologico and keep left for another 150 metres; turn right, continue for 100 metres then turn right into the official car park of the Pietro Griffo Regional Museum of Archaeology, located opposite the Entrance/Ticket Office – Hellenistic Theatre.
From Palermo central railway station to the Valley of the Temples there are 13 daily trains from Monday to Friday, 10 on Saturday and 6 on Sunday. Travel time is approximately 2 hours. Agrigento central railway station is located in Piazza Marconi in the town centre.
Ticket Office - Hellenistic Theatre temporarily closed
(opposite the Pietro Griffo Regional Museum of Archaeology)
Closed from 4 November 2019 to 31 March 2020
Ticket Office - Temple of Hera Lacinia (Juno)
Ticket Office - Porta V temporarily closed
via Caduti di Marzabotto