Agrigento is a city on the southern coast of Sicily
, Italy, and capital of the province of Agrigento. It is renowned as the site of the ancient Greek city of Akragas
, one of the leading cities of Magna Graecia
during the golden age of Ancient Greece. Agrigento is a major tourist centre due to its extraordinarily rich archaeological legacy
and close proximity to recently renovated, primordial apartment rental, condo rental and villa rental accommodation. It also serves as an agricultural centre for the surrounding region.
Vacation rental accommodations can be found set between Colle di Girgenti and Rupe Atenea, in Agrigento which has been referred to as the most beautiful city for mortals
. This city is the repository of so many cultures and artistic expression evident in the narrow streets and paths of the center and around Via Atenea
where many important noble palaces, beautiful churches and historic vacation rental lodging and villas are found.
Eclectic Apartment rental, condo rental and villa rental accommodation are steps away from the Ancient Akragas. The Valley of the Temples
not only contain ruins of numerous temples but also necropoli, houses, streets and everything else one would expect to find in an ancient city. This comprises a large sacred area on the south side of the ancient city where seven monumental Greek temples
in the Doric style were constructed during the 6th and 5th centuries BC. The archaeological area of Agrigento is a Unesco World Heritage site
Many interesting sites can be found in and around the town near vacation rentals including a pre-Hellenic cave sanctuary near a Temple of Demeter
, over which the Church of San Biagio
was built. High in the historical center of the city, near vacation rental lodging and villas stands the Romanesque Gothic cathedral, built during the fourteenth century, still displaying some of its medieval character, as does the thirteenth-century Church of San Nicola
Much of present-day Agrigento vacation rental accommodations are modern but it still retains a number of medieval and Baroque buildings. Vacation rentals are minutes away from the 14th century cathedral and the 13th century Church of Santa Maria dei Greci, standing on the site of an ancient Greek temple.
Vacation home rentals in the Valley of the Temples are surrounded by olive groves and almond orchards that render its ambiance altogether natural. The fields around picturesque apartment rentals condo rentals and villa rentals turn green in the spring and autumn, dusted with blossoming wildflowers.
Enchanting vacation rental accommodation lie nestled in the midst of the bright blue sea and the natural beauty of the soft sloping hills of the old city of Agrigento with its gardens and vineyards. Charming apartment rentals, condo rental and villa rentals are conveniently situation to visit Agrigento and Valley of the Temples or to spend a leisurely day at the unpolluted San Leone beaches
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