Getting to Agrigento and getting around
Fly to Palermo Falcone and Borsellino Airport, Trapani Vincenzo Florio Airport or to Catania Fontanarossa airport. Take a coach or drive to Agrigento. The driving distance is about two hours.
From the airports to Agrigento
There is a regular fast coach service linking Sicily’s main towns and Agrigento. The coach routes are not run by the same company. You can also take a fast coach from Rome, Naples and Salerno to Agrigento. Sais Trasporti SPA Ibus Srl.
Agrigento is connected by rail to Palermo and Caltanissetta (from there the line branch off for Siracusa, Catania, Messina and the Continent. The Railway Station (Stazione Centrale) is located in the city centre.
Getting to the Valley of the Temples
Most of regular city buses (1, 1/, 2, 2/, 3, 3/) leave from Piazzale Rosselli and ride by the Valley of the Temples. Our advise is to take Bus 2/ and get off at Temple of Giunone entrance. Walk downhill and take Bus 1 from the lower exit bus stop to go back to town. Get the ticket for the bus (Euro 1,20) at any of the kiosks in Piazzale Rosselli. Remember to stamp the tickets at the ticket validation machine (obliteratrice) when you get on the bus. Request stops at San Nicola (Archaeological Museum) and Porta V. You may buy the ticket directly on the bus at a price of Euro 1,70 each. Day tickets (available at a price of Euro 3,40) enable visitors to travel for a day on any of Agrigento’s city busesBus routes schedule. Tickets and season tickets
- From Palermo (130 km): take the SS121 exit toward Agrigento/SS189. When you pass Aragona drive straight to the centre of Agrigento or, if you want to get directly to the site of the temples, follow the sign Caltanissetta , Canicattì and take the by-road that leads to the 640 road (Caltanissetta- Porto Empedocle). Then follow the direction Porto Empedocle until you get to the big roundabout below the Temple of Giunone. Here, drive up the road to Agrigento and you’ll find the Temple of Giunone car-park on your left. Alternatively, take the avenue lined with pine trees and you ‘ll get to the parking known as “Porta V- Sant’Anna.
- From Trapani/Erice (175 km) /Selinunte (99km) area: drive along the115 state road. When you pass Porto Empedocle follow the sign Valle dei Templi.
- From Taormina-Catania-Siracusa area: After Enna, exit toward Caltanisetta/Agrigento and take the 640 road: follow, first, the Caltanissetta sign and, then, Porto Empedocle until you get to the Giunone rotatory (rotatoria Giunone) below the Temple of Juno. From there follow the sign Valle dei Templi to get to the parking area.
- From Ragusa: drive along the 115 state road (SS115) until you get to the Juno roundaout (Rotatoria Giunone).
IThe centre of Agrigento is only 4 miles away from the Temples. Follow Via Crispi and Via Panoramica dei Templi to get to the Temple of Giunone entrance.