Ancient Pella and Vergina Royal Tombs Full Day Small-Group Tour

Ancient Pella and Vergina Royal Tombs Full Day Small-Group Tour
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$158.82
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

Enjoy a tour with a visit to the most important highlights of Ancient Macedonian history.Ancient  Pella, the place where  "Alexander The Great" was born and raised and the Royal Tombs of ancient Vergina to expirience the royal tomb of King Philip II, father of Alexander and one of the most important personalities of the Macedonian Dynasty.A day tour to two archaeological sites where the history of ancient Macedonia will unfold before you with every step you take.

The tour starts in the Morning by picking you up from your hotel or AIRBnB apartment. First stop of your visit will be the ancient city of Pella.Pella was the ancient capital of the Macedonian Kingdom since the late 5th century BC. Excavations have brought up to the surface interesting findings which greatly inlighted us about everyday life in the Macedonian Kingdom.In the recently structured, beautiful museum you willl have the chance to see some magnificent mosaics,silver artifacts, weapons, statues and maps,dated back to the 4th century BC and other priceless items of unique Macedonian art.Just next to the museum  you will visit the archaeological site where it is easy to comprehend how big the capital once was while walking around the 4000 hectar site.

Leaving Pella behind and after short driving you will arrive at Vergina which was the first capital of the ancient Macedonian Kingdom and was called "Aiges" in ancient times.Explore the fascinating  royal tombs of King Philip II, father of Alexander the Great and stroll inside the museum/tomb complex to admire the burial artifacts such as gold jewelry, weapons, religious artifacts and the Gold Larnax found at the tomb containing the remains of King Philip on display.
After finishing  with the visit to  archeological site , you will have free time for late  lunch (own expenses ) and return to Thessaloniki late in the afternoon. The tour ends by dropping you off at your hotels or AIRBnB apartments.

Enjoy a tour with a visit to the most important highlights of Ancient Macedonian history.Ancient  Pella, the place where  "Alexander The Great" was born and raised and the Royal Tombs of ancient Vergina to expirience the royal tomb of King Philip II, father of Alexander and one of the most important personalities of the Macedonian Dynasty.A day tour to two archaeological sites where the history of ancient Macedonia will unfold before you with every step you take.