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Full-Day Guided Pella & Vergina Tour

By Key Tours
4.4/5
Price was undefined, price is now £48

Features

Free cancellation available
9h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected

Highlights

  • Discovery of the 2 prolific capitals of ancient Macedonia

  • Stately residences with beautiful mosaic floors in Pella

  • Archaeological remains of lavish palaces & urban cities

  • Rich royal tomb of Philip II, Alexander the Great's father

  • Expert guide to offer insights into a legendary civilisation

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of Pella and Vergina

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transport to and from your Thessaloniki hotel

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's excluded

    Meals and drinks

  • What's excluded

    Admission fees

Know Before You Book

  • Children 4 years old and younger are complimentary when accompanied by paying adult.

  • Hotel pick-up is available from most centrally located Thessaloniki hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.


What you can expect

Relive the splendour of the ancient kingdom of Macedonia as you uncover the archaeological remains of its 2 magnificent capitals, Pella and Vergina. Amidst ruins and artefacts that tell stories of the past, get glimpses of daily life and piece together the legacy of a prolific civilisation.

Depart bright and early from Thessaloniki and start your journey into yesteryear at the village of Pella, the birthplace of Alexander the Great and the second capital of Macedonia. Explore the incredible excavations of the archaeological site, including a royal palace, a grid-plan city centre, and grand houses with beautiful mosaic floors. Admire the stunning details of the Stag Hunt mosaic, as well as the depiction of Dionysus riding a panther.

After time to pursue the wealth of Pella artefacts in the neighbouring museum, you spend the rest of the day in Vergina, the site of the first capital of Macedonia. Here, among the ruins of the ancient city known as Aigai, visit the burial site of Philip II, the father of Alexander the Great, and peruse the treasures found at lavish royal tombs. Ascend the plateau above the city to marvel at the splendour of the palace before returning to Thessaloniki.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Activity Location

  • Pella

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Hotel Pickup
    • Thessaloniki

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