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In the footsteps of Alexander the Great - Macedonian kingdom

Prices are generally for the whole group and not per person (except for tours including meals and other entrance fees to attractions included in the tour).

Variations (+ or -) may apply depending on the number of people and will be calculated at the time of booking.

The Vergina Royal Tombs are the most important archaeological discovery of the 20th century in Greece. Unique gold finds!



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About this tour...

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.
We'll visit:
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.

In the footsteps of Alexander the Great - Macedonian kingdom
In the footsteps of Alexander the Great - Macedonian kingdom

Meeting point

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.

What is included

    Private tour guiding fees

What is extra

    Transportation, entrance tickets, meals, drinks, tips

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This Tour is available in:

Child friendly

Wheel chair friendly

Type of transportation

English, Deutsch, Greek


Wheelchair friendly

Taxi, limo, minivan, minibus can be booked upon request-not included. Contact the guide for the exact transportation price before this booking is confirmed.



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.



Expected date of tour in more than 30 days

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