Agrigento or Akragas beautiful for its unique landscape ! Thanks to the Valley of the Temples is just 3 km from the sea. Founded by Greek colonists in 581 BC, Akragas, the name given to the city by the inhabitants of Gela, suffered the tyranny of Theron who extended his domain to the northern coast of Sicily... General information about Agrigento C.A.P. 92100 Prefix: 0922 Height : m. 230 Living in the city: 245 sq km Surface area of the province sq. km. 3,042 Inhabitants of the capital : 55 798 Inhabitants of the province : 472 202 Designation car: AG Number of municipalities : 43 How to get to Agrigento Railway station of Piazza Marconi 1, 92100 Agrigento, tel. 0922.402272 - links with major cities and towns in the island province Maritime Station : Ascent Church 34, 92014 Porto Empedocles - Agrigento, tel. 0922.637576 - links to the Pelagie Islands Highway: From fast Palermo - Agrigento Taxi : Piazza Marconi tel. 0922.26670, Piazzale Aldo Moro tel. 0922.21899 Urban transport: Your srl, Viale Emporium S. Leone, tel. 0922.412024 Gastronomy : Pasta with broccoli, fennel sausage, fried artichokes, ravioli with ricotta cheese, roast kid, rabbit, sweet and sour. Wines: Cerasuolo, Marsala, Cannatelo, Meligauro, Zibibbo, Verdelho, Nerello, Porto Palo, Torre Salsa and local wines. Fairs & Festivals : Festival of Almond and International Folklore Festival ( February). Feast of Persephone (July- August). Car race (September). Six Days of Sail St. Leo (August). Feast of St. Gerland and Regional Fair of Garden ( February). Feast of St. Calogero (July). Geography: M altitude. 230 s.l.m. municipal area sq. km. 245. Agrigento is situated on a hill near the coast of the Sea of Sicily. It ' a great archaeological and tourist center, as well as agricultural and industrial center. The best times to visit the province are the late spring and late summer when the weather is mild and allows for a relaxing stay. Craft: Terracotta, mafaradde, barrels of wood, cork goods, carpets, wrought iron, wicker, carved wood. Tourist Information: Castle of the Leopard ( Palma de Lichtenberg ). In Palma de Lichtenberg, south of Agrigento, c is a corner still remained in nineteenth-century style : the castle of the princes of Lampedusa 's The Leopard, was still well preserved with the tower on the sea.
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