Giardino della Kolymbehtra

Interesting
This 5ha basin dug by Carthaginian prisoners after the Battle of Himera was originally a fishpond. Over time, it turned into a particularly fertile orchard. After lying abandoned for years, the Giardino della Kolymbetra was taken over and managed by the Fondo Ambiente Italiano (Italian National Trust). Nowadays visitors can wander among the olive, prickly pear, orange and lemon trees, along the paths around the garden.

Useful information

Address:

92100 Agrigento

Phone:

+39 335 122 9042

Price:

5 €

Opening hours

Jul-Aug: 9.30am-7.30pm; May-Jun and Sep: 9.30am-6.30pm; Mar-Apr and Oct: 9.30am-5.30pm; Nov-Dec and Feb: 10am-2pm - closed Jan

Nearby tourist attractions

Temple of Castor and Pollux Temple of Castor and Pollux
Temple of Castor and Pollux
Agrigento
1:00
Temple of Olympian Zeus
Temple of Olympian Zeus
Agrigento
1:00
Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi) Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi)
Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi)
Agrigento
1:30
Theron's Tomb (Tomba di Terone)
Theron's Tomb (Tomba di Terone)
Agrigento
0:30
Sacrificial altar
Sacrificial altar
Agrigento
0:30
Hercules' temple (Tempio di Eracle) Hercules' temple (Tempio di Eracle)
Hercules' temple (Tempio di Eracle)
Agrigento
1:00
See all