From Thessaloniki: Vergina & Veria Full-Day Tour

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Visit the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Macedon at Vergina. Explore the city of Veria, a town well-known for its religious history as St.Paul preached there on his 2nd missionary journey.

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Highlights

  • Visit the ruins of the first capital of Macedon at Vergina
  • Have the chance to see the inside of a Royal Tomb
  • Follow the most important pilgrim route in Greece
  • Visit the city of Veria where St. Paul preached

Description

Following early morning pick-up from Thessaloniki, enjoy your trip by luxurious air-conditioned bus to the archaeological site of Vergina, best known as the site of Aigai, the first capital of Macedon. Explore the tomb of King Philip II, father of Alexander the Great, protected by Unesco and considered one of the most important discoveries of the 20th century. Our knowledgeable guide will escort you on a journey through the Hellenistic period, visiting the museum, where artifacts of incredible beauty excavated from the archaeological site are on display. After a short coffee break, we will continue our day in Veria, the capital of Imathia municipality, a town well known for its wealthy religious history as St. Paul preached there on his 2nd tour. Admire the interesting Byzantine and Meta-Byzantine churches, stroll around the old quarters among which, the Jewish one and of course taste the local sweet called revani. After our last visiting point and the departure, you will be dropped off at your accommodation at the estimated time of arrival.

Includes

Transportation by luxury bus English-speaking guide throughout the tour Pick-up/drop off service from/to central points in Thessaloniki All taxes

Important Information

  • The visit to the archaeological site and museum in Vergina is approximately 2 hours
  • The return to Thessaloniki is at around 06:00 PM
  • There will be a lunch break of approximately 2 hours

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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