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  1. Greece
  2. Central Macedonia
  3. Thessaloniki
  4. Vergina

Vergina & Pella: Day Trip to the Greek Kingdom of Macedonia

Product ID: 140187
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Take a full day trip by bus from Thessaloniki and travel back in time, into the Macedonian Kingdom of Alexander the Great and Philip II.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Greek
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Travel back to 3 fundamental periods of Greek history
  • Take a road trip into the land of Alexander The Great and the Macedons
  • Explore the Museum and Archaeological site of Pella, the capital of the kingdom of Macedon
  • Visit the Royal Tombs of Aigai at the Vergina Museum
  • Enjoy lunch at a traditional Greek tavern in the area
Full description
Enjoy a beautiful day in Pella, learning about the ancient past of this area. You depart from Thessaloniki to Pella by a modern bus at 08:00 AM. The distance is about 50 km and the trip lasts about 45 minutes. Reach Pella, where you'll visit the new, modern museum, as well as the Archaeological site with the unique mosaics.

Continue to Vergina and visit the Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai, which is situated in the borders of the village. A local licensed tour guide will guide you into the Museums and the Archaeological sites.

Board the bus and drive to a fantastic restaurant for lunch. Savor Greek traditional homemade dishes, before the bus takes you back to Thessaloniki at approximately 3:30 PM. 
Includes
  • Roundtrip transportation by modern A/C bus
  • Basic travel transport insurance
  • Skip-the-line assistance at the sites
  • Multiple meeting points in Thessaloniki
What’s Not Included
  • Entry tickets to the Museum of Vergina (12€) and to the Museum and archaeological site of Pella (8€)
  • Lunch cost
  • The guidance at the Archaeological site and Museum of Pella and the Museum of Vergina.

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Starting point: White Tower(Entance) 08:00 AM Stop 1: Makedonia Palace Hotel 08:05 AM Stop 2: Aristotle’s Square & Egnatia Street (Venizelos Statue) 08:15 AM Stop 3: Capsis Hotel 08:20 AM Stop 4: The Met Hotel 08:25 AM

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please bring cash for the entry tickets
• Please bring your ID/passport to qualify for reduced prices
• The meeting points for this tour are: Thessaloniki White Tower(Entrance) 08:00 AM; Makedonia Palace Hotel 08:05 AM; Aristotle’s Square & Egnatia Street (Venizelos Statue) 08:15 AM; Capsis Hotel 08:20 AM; The Met Hotel 08:25 AM
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.5 / 5
based on 45 reviews
Review summary
Service
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Organization
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Value for money
4.4/5
Safety
4.7/5

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Product ID: 140187