Pella and Vergina Full-Day Tour from Thessaloniki

Pella and Vergina Full-Day Tour from Thessaloniki
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$58.82
Duration: 10 hours
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Enjoy a full day trip (10 hours) back in history to two of the most important archaeological sites of northern Greece. Set out on a guided magical journey through time visiting Pella, the glorious kingdom of ancient Macedonia and Vergina, the ancient first capital of the Kingdom of Macedonia.

Depart at 8:30am in the morning for the village of Pella, the birthplace of Alexander the Great, and visit the archaeological site and the museum. The excavations have brought to light the interesting findings of the ancient city, exhibited at the local museum. You will certainly be impressed by the outstanding mosaic floors that used to decorate the city's grand mansions – the most famous are the ones depicting the Abduction of Helen, Rapture, the Amazonomachy (the battle of Amazons), and the Deer Hunt.

Departure to Vergina, the ancient capital of the Macedonian Kingdom, where nowadays is one of the most beautiful museums of Greece. Visit the museum, which contains the royal tomb of King Phillip the 2nd, Alexander the Great’s father, along with golden and other artifacts of an incredible beauty and value.

Free time for lunch (optional) and return to Thessaloniki at approximately 6:30pm.

Enjoy a full day trip (10 hours) back in history to two of the most important archaeological sites of northern Greece. Set out on a guided magical journey through time visiting Pella, the glorious kingdom of ancient Macedonia and Vergina, the ancient first capital of the Kingdom of Macedonia.