Valley of the Temples, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy

The park, covering some 1300 hectares, features an impressive monumental and landscape heritage that includes the ruins of the ancient city of Akragas and the territory surrounding it to the sea. In the Valley of the Temples, declared in 1997 by UNESCO “World Heritage”, is one of the most important archaeological complex of the Mediterranean, surrounded by a landscape 7of rare beauty agriculture mainly consists of centuries-old olive and almond trees. Akragas was one of the most important Greek colonies in Sicily, extended about 450 hectares, founded around 582 BC.

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