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Address: Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
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Not the best Ampitheatre. But a real FIND of a beach. St Ives type of light.

Another hot day in August and we headed off to have a look at this ampitheatre. The setting was serene with white chalk cliffs that reminded me of home, except for the colour of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2015
Jules J
Reading, England, United Kingdom
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This former Greek town is in a spectacular location. With good weather you can see the coastline to east and west. The site itself is very small and has the remains of a theater and some foundations of houses. There is a small museum which has some smaller items on display.

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Another hot day in August and we headed off to have a look at this ampitheatre. The setting was serene with white chalk cliffs that reminded me of home, except for the colour of the sea which was this incredible blue. The site itself is not a large one. You are best to start in the small bbuilding which hosts... More 

Thank Jules J
Limassol, Cyprus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Eraclea Minoa could refer to a number of different places: an ancient Greek ruins, a town or a beach. Personally, I would skip the ruins (after the Valley of the Temples nothing around looks comparable) and the town (just another unremarkable place). The beach is what you should be after. It is fairly off-the-beaten-path if there is such a place... More 

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Bad Hindelang, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

On a sunny and hot November day we spent a couple of hours sitting on the beach, and having a picnic. A really lovely spot to relax in between seeing the historic sights in the area.

Thank Susannah P
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This was a lovely beach, and the best bit was that it wasnt full of tourists. Because it is out of the way a bit,less people come, and as a result it is a nice peaceful tranquil beach. Quite a bit of debris on the sand which was a shame, but never the less was still a nice beach. There... More 

Thank FarrahM123
Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Interesting site, but the structure surrounding the ampi theatre intrudes upon the site and could have been better thought out.

Thank jan13752
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

I like the beach. Sandy, quiet and with natural shade. The archeological site is nothing special. The metal and plastic used to protect the few things to see spoils everything. The best thing of the site is the panoramic view

Thank Tilen123
Didcot, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

The beach is sandy. The water level gently increases - no sudden step, ideal. It is possible to park in a pineta, lots of shadow and crickets singing. There is a bar next to the beach on one side, while the other side is free. One of the best beaches we have visited. There is a Greek theatre nearby... they... More 

Thank jcrossBdV
Dogliani, Italy
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is all about the feeling & atmosphere of this ancient town. The amphitheatre is covered with an artificial roof for protection but remains in pretty good condition. It was well worth the visit as far as we were concerned, with the beautiful stretch of the sandy bay adding to town's position.

Thank Colin B
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122 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A village on the hill straggling along the slope. A sea view right at the seaward end of it. Very quiet. Didn't see a shop. Some new houses, some renovated and some dilapidated. Not worth a visit.

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