The Valley of the Temples, located south of the Sicilian city of Agrigento, is one of the most fascinating and visited places on the island, as it offers, in a marvellous landscape, one of the most important testimonies to the presence of ancient Greeks in southern Italy. The main temples to visit are: the Temple of Juno, the Temple of Concordia, the Temple of Zeus and the Temple of the Dioscuri.
Our selection of private travel experiences include :
Donna Carmela Resort & Lodges
Wander through subtropical gardens, leafy lawns and lodges around this spectacular boutique resort with the ever present Mount Etna offering a spectacular backdrop.
Hotel Villa Carlotta
A member of Small Luxury Hotels, this boutique hotel in Taormina has breath-taking views over the Ionian Sea.
Verdura, a Rocco Forte Hotel.
Verdura Resort faces the crystal azure Mediterranean Sea on the south coast of Sicily. Set in 230 hectares of stunning landscape, with over a mile of private coastline, the 203 rooms and suites give a true sense of both space and privacy.
Villa Igiea, Palermo a Rocco Forte Hotel
Villa Igiea is the latest addition to the Rocco Forte Hotels collection. This iconic palazzo occupies a peerless position at the foot of Mount Pellegrino, overlooking the azure waters of the Gulf of Palermo, just half an hour’s drive from Palermo Airport.
Four Seasons Taormina, San Domenico Palace
Framed by the dramatic landscapes of Sicily’s east coast, San Domenico Palace offers a magnificent setting overlooking Mount Etna, the Ionian Sea and the Greek theatre.
Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo
Don Francesco La Floresta’s decision to convert his house into a hotel in 1873 made perfect sense. Ever since a Prussian artist returned to the mainland with watercolors depicting views from his guesthouse, he had received visitor after visitor.
Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea
It is fitting that Villa Sant’Andrea, A Belmond Hotel, Taormina Mare began life in the 1920s as a hidden hideaway. Perched on an idyllic stretch of coast in Sicily, this former villa oozes glamour and old-world charm.