In the footsteps of Alexander the Great - Macedonian kingdom
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The Vergina Royal Tombs are the most important archaeological discovery of the 20th century in Greece. Unique gold finds!
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This is the only place where a visitor can experience unique finds you can see nowhere else in the world. The Vergina gold treasures and royal tombs are the most important archaeological discovery of the 20th century in Greece.
The classical pebble mosaics of Pella are the only ones from the 4th century BC found in such a good condition in the ruined villas.
Visit the two Macedonian kingdom capitals at your own pace, learn about this great ancient kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great and enjoy a traditional taverna lunch break in between.
Archaeological Site at Pella, west of Thessaloniki to see the birthplace of Alexander the Great with its unique ancient Greek pebble mosaic floors in the villas of Helen and Dionysus, followed by a visit of the new Archaeological Museum of Pella, then drive to the Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), a UNESCO site and the most important excavation of Greece discovered in 1977, with its gold and silver treasures, dating back from the 4th c. BC. All these are housed in an impressive underground museum next to the tombs excavated.
Thessaloniki port arrival hall
Please note :
This private tour can be run every day, except on Tuesday early mornings, when the sites open later.
On Tuesdays, we can start a bit later.
This Tour includes :
- Private tour guiding fees
This Tour does NOT include :
- Transportation, entrance tickets, meals, drinks, tips
Price for the whole party, not per person
Options (+ or -) may apply and will be calculated at the next step
This Tour is available in the following languages :
English, Deutsch, Greek
Kids friendly tour
Wheelchair friendly tour
Meet your guide :
I'm a qualified licensed tourist guide in Greek, English and German for the whole country of Greece (ID badge number 33ΣΞ00340Ε0) by the Greek Ministry of Tourism, graduate of state School of Tourist Guides, national certification for guiding in Greece since 1988.
I'm also a graduate of vocational studies for conservation of antiquities.
I enjoy showing visitors of all ages and backgrounds the rich cultural and natural heritage of my home country and help them understand the ancient and modern life in Greece.
I have a long experience in guiding religious biblical tours throughout Greece for the visitors who have an interest in the history of Christianity.
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