With stunning beaches, charming villages and plenty of places to grab a tasty slice of pizza, Agrigento holidays are full of Sicilian charm. Once known as the Greek city of Akragas, it is now home to a fascinating set of ancient ruins, a whole host of intriguing museums and spectacular view points. If you're after a wonderful Italian getaway with the perfect mix of action and relaxation, look no further than Agrigento.
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There's so much to see and do in Agrigento, it can be difficult to know where to begin your holiday, but getting out and about it a good place to start. Explore the city centre and get a feel for the Italian way of life, enjoy an espresso as you watch the locals go by, seek out the city sights such as the medieval cathedral and venture into the ancient ruins. Then, when city exploration gets a bit tiring, take time out and chill on the gorgeous beaches, kick back and relax by the pool or indulge in a blissful spa treatment.
Agrigento - where discovery meets relaxation
Spend the day kicking back and relaxing on one of the southern sandy shores, examine the ancient ruins that reside in the Valley of the Temples or explore the quaint Italian villages where you'll be able to experience a slice of everyday Italian life. There are also a plethora of archaeological sites throughout the area that are well worth a visit. The Valley of the Temples is the most prestigious locations in the area and is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With so much on offer, you're spoilt for choice!
Agrigento holidays - Italy at your own pace
If you're after sun-soaked days on sandy shores, Agrigento is the perfect place to be. Head to Eraclea Minoa for golden sand and dramatic cliffs or head further out and visit the Riserva Naturale di Punta Bianca, a spectacular stretch of coastline with a small, sandy beach and turquoise water.
For days of city exploration, head to Piazza Pirandello in Agrigento town centre. Among the unique boutiques and hearty eateries you will find Teatro Luigi Pirandello, a spectacular auditorium that boasts a gorgeous, hand-painted ceiling that just begs to be photographed. There are also plenty of historic temples to see and discover, including Temple of Dioscuri, Temple of Hera and the Tomb of Theron - just remember to take your camera!
One thing's for sure: you won't go hungry in Agrigento. Brimming with fabulous pizzerias, gelatarias and buzzing bars, there are plenty of places to enjoy the taste of Italy. Tuck into a huge plate of spaghetti, grab a tasty ice cream as you walk along the beach and knock back the locally made Limoncello. There's a myriad of delicious food to be tried in Agrigento.
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