From Thessaloniki: Pella and Vergina Day Trip

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Embark on a journey to Pella, the birthplace of Alexander the Great, Aristotle's School, and Vergina's royal tombs. Experience the captivating saga of ancient Macedonia at every step of your journey.

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  • Dive into history at Pella and Vergina!
  • Immerse in the treasures of King Philip II's reign!
  • Walk among relics from Alexander's legendary empire.
  • Feel the pulse of Macedonia's grand past.
  • Explore Aristotle's School: Where Legends Were Shaped!

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Embark on a mesmerizing odyssey to Pella and Vergina, the twin jewels of the ancient Macedonian Empire. Here, amidst the silent echoes of history, unfolds the epic tale of Phillipos and Alexander, alongside the grandeur of their illustrious realm. Vergina, once the esteemed capital known as Aiges, stands as a testament to the splendour of the Macedonian monarchy. Explore the sacred chambers of King Philip II's royal tombs, where treasures of gold and artefacts of profound significance await. Step into the newly unveiled museum and wander among relics that whisper tales of a bygone era, including the revered Gold Larnax cradling the earthly remains of the venerable monarch. Venture further to uncover the secrets of the Royal Palace, a majestic edifice that echoes the glory of ancient Macedonia. Meanwhile, Pella beckons as the fabled birthplace and heart of Alexander the Great's legendary empire. Traverse the corridors of time at its museum, where a dazzling array of gold and silver artefacts, intricate mosaics, and noble statues bring to life the opulence of a bygone era. Explore the sprawling archaeological site, where the remnants of a once-thriving capital lay bare the grandeur of Macedonia's past. As you wander through these storied lands, don't forget to pay homage to Aristotle's School, where the great philosopher once walked the halls, shaping the mind of a future conqueror. With every step, immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of history, and let the allure of ancient Macedonia captivate your senses anew.

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