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Pella & Vergina Tour from Thessaloniki
Visit Pella & Vergina, two most famous birthplaces cities of Alexander the Great.
- Visit Pella, known as the ancient and wealthy capital of the kingdom of Macedon in the time of Alexander the Great.
- Discover Vergina, known for its remains of Aigai, the first capital of Macedonia
- See the King’s mausoleum and the famous museum
DescriptionYou will drive across the beautiful landscape of Macedonia, which is called the “Garden of Europe”. First you visit Vergina, the place of the Royal Tombs, where you see the King’s mausoleum and the famous museum with finds of the Tombs of King Philippos II, father of Alexander the Great. You will visit the most important remains of the monumental palace of the Kingdom of Macedonia, lavishly decorated with mosaics and painted stuccoes, and the burial ground with more than 300 tumuli, some of which date from the 11th century B.C. One of the royal tombs is identified as that of Philip II, who conquered all the Greek cities, paving the way for his son Alexander and the expansion of the Hellenistic world. You continue to Pella, the ancient capital town of Macedonia and native town of Alexander the Great. The small museum gives you the chance to see findings aged from 4th century BC
IncludesTransport by bus English-speaking guide
- Extra charges may apply at the time of booking for customers' pick-up if their hotels are located outside Thessaloniki City