Thessaloniki to Vergina Royal Tombs Small-Group Macedonia Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Thessaloniki

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Join on a 5 hour tour to visit a UNESCO's World Heritage site and  one of the most important archaelogical sites in Greece. Exploree  the ruins of the first Kingdom of Macedonia, dating back to the 11th century B.C Macedonian Kingdom and learn everything about two of Greece's most important personalities, King Philip II and his son "Alexander the Great" 
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), Vergina, Imathia Region, Central MacedoniaGet ready for pick up from your hotel or AIRBnB apartment. Seat back to enjoy a 60 minutes driving along Macedonian region, while the guide fills you with some background information about one the greatest empires ever excisted. , “The Macedonian Empire” and it’s leader Alexander the Great Arriving at Vergina you will learn everything about the first capital of the Macedonian Kingdom which used to be called “Aiges” in ancient times.Explore the fascinating royal tombs of King Philip II, father of Alexander the Great. Stroll Inside the monumental palace, richly decorated with mosaics and visit the museum/tomb complex to admire the burial artifacts such as gold jewelry, weapons, religious artifacts and the Gold Larnax found at the tomb containing the remains of King Philip II on display. A must see for all archeology and history enthusiasts !!!
Leaving behind the archeological site, you will have free time for lunch or dinner (own expenses ) and return to Thessaloniki.The tour ends by dropping you off at your hotels or AIRBnB apartments.Duration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • English speaking Driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees to the Archeological site
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina)