217 km Renowned for its archaeological ruins "Valle dei Templi". This valley is considered
of utmost significance: an historic, cultural, naturalistic and folkloristic
patrimony that best testifies the Greek presence and influence in this region.
Hidden between the typical almond plantation, are the ruins of the Temples that
once stood during the Greek colonization. These temples conserve a inheritance
of architectural importance. During the month of February, the cultural event
"Mandorolo in Fiore" takes place and is associated with the international Festival
The city gave its birth place to Empedocle and Luige Pirandello.