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Thessaloniki to Vergina and Pella – Private Day Trip

160.00

Thessaloniki to Vergina and Pella | Private Day Trip

From 160€

WITH LUXURY CAR: For 1 to 4 persons (160€)
WITH LUXURY MINI VAN: For 5 to 8 persons (320€)

Departure Time from Thessaloniki at 09:00
Returns to original Pick up point at 19:00 (approx.)

The program of the excursion can be adjusted always according to the requirements of the passengers.

Description

Thessaloniki to Vergina and Pella – Private Day Trip

Take a deep dive into the culture of the ancient Kingdom of Macedonia during this full-day small-group visit to the Pella and Vergina archaeological sites. Travel with no more than 15 total guests to explore Pella, the birthplace of Alexander the Great, and Vergina, the ancient capital city that today is home to a museum with artifacts like the royal tomb of King Philip the Second.

  • Discover the ancient cities of Pella and Vergina during a full-day tour
  • Learn about the ancient Kingdom of Macedonia and its famous ruler, Alexander the Great
  • Discover the intricate mosaic-tile floors of Pella at the local museum
  • Visit Vergina, the ancient capital of Macedonia and explore the artifacts in the museum
  • Perfect excursion for ancient history lovers

Thessaloniki to Vergina and Pella – Private Day Trip | Description

Inclusions

  • Pick up and drop off service from your hotel in Thessaloniki
  • Transportation by air-conditioned V.I.P. car or mini van
  • Professional chauffeur (English-speaking)
  • Wifi on board (free)
  • Bottle of water and coffee during the route (free)
  • After the trip you will receive with email edited photos and a small video of your trip.

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Guide who speaks your language
  • Entrance fees
  • Coffee, tea, refreshments, drinks or juice at local coffée place
  • Lunch or dinner

Additional info

  • Participants under the age of 12 must have a parent or guardian.
  • There are many sights worth seeing but a day trip is not enough to visit all of them, before starting the trip we will present to you all possible sights to choose what you are more interest for.
  • There are many beautiful sights. You are encouraged to bring a camera along. But if you don’t… we have a camera for you!
  • Weather will not affect the operation of the tours.
  • However if canceled due to unfavorable weather conditions, you will be given the option of an alternative date
  • Pick up from your hotel in Thessaloniki
  • Departure time: 09:00 am
  • Duration: 10 hours (approx.)
  • Return details: Returns to original Pick up point

All inclusive trip from Thessaloniki to Vergina and Pella includes Breakfast and Lunch

What To Expect

Receive a morning pickup from your hotel in Thessaloniki and travel by luxury bus to Pella, the birthplace of the famous ruler Alexander the Great. Explore an archaeological site in Pella and visit a local museum highlighting some of the more interesting discoveries unearthed in this historic town. The museum’s collection of intricate mosaic-tile floors that once adorned Pella’s grandest ancient mansions are worth a look. The mosaics depicting the “Amazonomachy” (Battle of the Amazons), the Abduction of Helen, and the Deer Hunt are especially noteworthy. Leave Pella and travel to Vergina. Learn about the city’s role as the one-time capital of the ancient Kingdom of Macedonia, and visit the museum highlighting artifacts from this historic civilization. You’ll see the royal tomb of King Philip the Second (father of Alexander the Great), and explore a variety of other gold relics. You’ll return to your Thessaloniki hotel at the end of the tour.

Itinerary

Stop At: Archaeological Site at Pella
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.

Duration: 90 Minutes

Stop At: Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) 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.

Duration: 90 Minutes

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Thessaloniki to Vergina and Pella - Private Day Trip
Service Type
Thessaloniki to Vergina and Pella - Private Day Trip
Provider Name
Hello Thessaloniki,
Thessaloniki, Telephone No.+306907798620
Area
Thessaloniki
Description
Take a deep dive into the culture of the ancient Kingdom of Macedonia during this full-day small-group visit to the Pella and Vergina archaeological sites. Travel with no more than 15 total guests to explore Pella, the birthplace of Alexander the Great, and Vergina, the ancient capital city that today is home to a museum with artifacts like the royal tomb of King Philip the Second.

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