During this private 8-hour tour of the Pella and Vergina archaeological sites, take a deep into the culture of the ancient Kingdom of Macedonia. Explore Pella, Alexander the Great's birthplace, and Vergina, the ancient capital city that now houses a museum with relics including as King Philip II royal tomb.
About this activity
Duration: 8-hour private tour
Tour type: Private - Macedonian Wonders: Pella & Vergina
Points of interest: Pella archaeological site and museum, Museum of royal tombs of Aigai (Vergina)
Starting point: Your Hotel
Tour Escort or Licensed Guide: Upon request (extra charge)
Type of vehicle: Luxury Mercedes-Benz Minibus/Minivan/Sedan fully A/C
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before activity starts
Depart from Thessaloniki in the morning for the village of Pella, Alexander the Great's birthplace, where you will visit the archaeological site and the museum. The excavations have uncovered several fascinating ancient city artifacts, which are now on display at the local museum. The superb mosaic flooring that used to decorate the city's grand homes will undoubtedly impress you - the most famous of which portray the Abduction of Helen, Rapture, Amazonomachy (the fight of Amazons), and the Deer Hunt.
Continuing with our tour, we will visit Vergina (or Aige in ancient Greek). Vergina is Unesco World Heritage Site, where among the other antiquites you will have the chance to see the nicely preserved tomb of King Philip II (father of Alexander the Great) and the tomb of Alexander IV (son of Alexander the Great).
On this tour is highly recommended to book additionally a professional licensed English speaking guide (let us know during your booking).
* Please note that the above sample itinerary can and will be tailored according to your preferences and needs in order to include or exclude additional spots as long as the total duration of our tour remains up to 8 hours. Upon demand, you may as well extend your tour-schedule. So whether you have something in mind or would like your driver- guide to take the lead and make recommendations, feel free to make a request about it – Your wish is our command!!
** Please keep in mind that anytime you feel hungry there will always be a place in the course of our tour to grab a snack. Otherwise, our tour may incorporate a lunch break at a local restaurant to taste and experience the traditional food.
Basic travel insurance
Bottle of water
Mobile phone charger
Entrance fees to attractions (if any), but can be purchased on the spot
Wine Tasting (optional)
Multilanguage escort (upon request)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Infant baby seats available
Most travelers can participate
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