Tour overview

The beauty of history, art and faith awaits you in Agrigento: let yourself be accompanied from the magnificent Greek vases to the stuccoes of the Baroque, from the fine 19th century paintings to the most creative expressions of contemporary art.

You will visit the most interesting museums and galleries in Agrigento and surroundings. In Favara after the stop at Farm Cultural Park, you will experience an exciting Sicilian Cooking Class at lunch with Annalisa Pompeo. You will discover the evidences of the Archaeological Museum in Agrigento, of the “Pirandello” Museum, of the tower of Charles V in Porto Empedocle and of the Museum of Territory (MeTe) in Siculiana. Explore all the details of the Tour and plan your holiday!

Tips: the historic center of Agrigento can be visited on foot, eco bus or scooter. The Archaeological Museum of Agrigento can be reached from the historic center either on foot or with the city bus. We advise you to reach Favara, Porto Empedocle and Siculiana by car or scooter.

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Useful tips on where to sleep, eat, things to do, shopping and various services can be found below.

Transport
Car - Bus - Scooter - Walk
Days
3
Area covered
Agrigento - Favara - Porto Empedocle - Siculiana
Highlights
Art, History, Archeology, Literature, Cooking Class, Ethno-anthropology

Advice on where to stay

Day 1

AGRIGENTO HEART

Dedicate the morning to the ancient heart of historic center of Agrigento: a labyrinth of alleys and narrow streets of Arabian origins. Discover the most interesting museums in the city such as the Santo Spirito Museum and the Diocesan Museum. After a good lunch in one of the recommended spots, visit the splendid Pirandello Theatre and the interesting art gallery of Museo dei Filippini. You can continue the evening in the busy central via Atenea, with a little shopping or a drink before having dinner in recommended restaurants.

Advice on where to eat and things to do

Day 2

ART AND HISTORY PATH

Spend your morning in Favara and begin with a visit to the Farm Cultural Park: one the most important contemporary art hub in the world. Meet up with Annalisa Pompeo of Go-Sicily, who will be happy to show you Favara and to make you live at lunch an exciting Sicilian Cooking Class. In the afternoon move off to the Archaeological Museum of Agrigento and take your time for to experience an incredible journey through time ad beauty. Don't miss to visit art gallery FAM Gallery in the city center where you will continue the evening with our suggestions. Contact in Favara: GoSicily - Annalisa Pompeo +39 320 61 58 994

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Day 3

LITERATURE AND MEMORY

Visit house Museum Pirandello in the morning: memorabilia, photos and writings accompany you to discover the life of the great Agrigento playwright, Nobel Prize for literature in 1934. Then go to the nearby town of Porto Empedocle, the city of another great writer: Andrea Camilleri, author of Commissario Montalbano novels. The port and ancient Tower of Charles V was inspired many writings of Camilleri. After lunch, visit the MeTe Museum in old center of Siculiana and close your path with a good dinner in one of the suggested restaurants in the area.

Advice on where to eat and things to do

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