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Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi)

Italy is rich with ancient Roman ruins, but Sicily’s Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi) is unique. Here, some of the some of the best-preserved ancient Greek ruins on earth dot the hillside outside of what was once the Greek city of Akragas, dating from when this area was part of Magna Graecia in the fifth century BC.More

Kolymbetra Garden (Giardino della Kolymbethra)

Set beneath the Greek ruins in Sicily’s Valley of the Temples, the ancient Kolymbetra Garden is a peaceful respite from the heat and crowds of the nearby archaeological site. Recharge among the olive and citrus trees, admire views of the Temple of Castor and Pollux, and visit a hypogea from the 5th century BC.More

House Museum of Soap (Casa Museo del Sapone)

The House Museum of Soap (Casa Museo del Sapone), created by an artisan soap company in their estate’s historic Sicilian farmhouse, is dedicated to the history and science of soap-making. You can view old presses and agricultural tools, see demonstrations, and even make your own soap during the guided tour.More

Enchanted Castle of Sciacca (Castello Incantato di Sciacca)

One of the most unique sights in Sicily, this outdoor sculpture garden created by 20th-century Sicilian artist Filippo Bentivegna contains thousands of carved stone heads done in theart brut, or naïve, style. Take a break from the ancient temples of nearby Agrigento and Selinunte to discover this eccentric modern artist.More

Agrigento Archaeological Museum (Museo Archeologico Regionale "Pietro Griffo")

On the outskirts of Agrigento—a lovely hilltop town on Sicily's southwest shore—the Agrigento Archaeological Museum contains some of the best-preserved Greek art and architecture outside Greece, including hundreds of ancient artifacts from the prehistoric era to the Hellenic period dug out from the once illustrious Greek colony of Akragas.More

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