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Full Day Tour to Pella & Vergina from Thessaloniki
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4.5 out of 5 based on 11 reviews
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08:30
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9.5 Hours
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Thessaloniki
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  • Visit Pella arch site & museum
  • Visit Vergina arch site & museum
  • Visit the birthplace of Alexander the Great
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Set out on a magical journey through time visiting Pella,the glorious kingdom of ancient Macedonia and Vergina, the ancient first capital of the Kingdom of Macedonia. 

Departure early in the morning for the village of Pella, the birthplace of Alexander the Great, and visit the archaeological site and the museum. The excavations have brought to light the interesting findings of the ancient city, exhibited at the local museum. You will certainly be impressed by the outstanding mosaic floors that used to decorate the city's grand mansions – the most famous are the ones depicting the Abduction of Helen, Rapture, the Amazonomachy (the battle of Amazons), and the Deer Hunt. 

Departure to Vergina, the ancient capital of the Macedonian Kingdom, where nowadays is one of the most beautiful museums of Greece. Visit of the museum, which contains the royal tomb of King Phillip the 2nd, Alexander the Great’s father, along with golden and other artefacts of an incredible beauty and value. Return to Thessaloniki late in the afternoon.

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  • Transport by luxury bus
  • Professional and licensed guide
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  • Entrance fees (20 Euro per person)
  • Lunch, Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal Expenses
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There is pick up service from centrally located points in Thessaloniki. Please advise your hotel and we will inform you accordingly. This tour is operating in English. Italian, French and German language upon request and availability.

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4.5 out of 5 based on 11 reviews
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Great tour of fascinating sites. Our guide was very knowledgeable and spoke good English. Recommended.

Kris SCanada
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

sigths are fantastic,guide could be better,overworked? mediocre food and poor setting at lunch,,good visit at the museum but no time to see the theater or the palace ,the same occured at Pella

alain dUnited States
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

Great tour, great guide, great museum and achaeological sites.
First let me say unlike the tour I had to Meteora, I have no negative comments for this one. First, the Guide, Demitra (SP?), was exceptionally knowledgeable of the contents of the museum and sites and was also professional in keeping the group together and on schedule. The bus was on time from start to finish. The graves and the museum over them was incredible. Even the lunch stop was good.

JesseUnited States
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Reviewed September 18, 2017
Choosing this tour was Great. Worth every minute spent.Congrats to the lady guide. She was very very professional.
EvangelosCyprusNicosia
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Reviewed August 20, 2017
Our tour (3 July) had a very knowledgeable and competent guide. The sights were brilliant, but I wish we had more time at the site of Pella. The guide did talk a lot, for almost the entire duration (9 hours) in two languages. There is only so much one can absorb in a day, so maybe less is more in this case. Especially in the museums, the group might have benefited from some free time instead of having almost every single item described by the guide.
TNetherlands
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Reviewed July 24, 2017
I thoroughly enjoyed this day trip from Thessaloniki but the highlight has to be the visit to the tomb of Philip II. This was a fantastic experience and came alive with the knowledge and explanations of the guide. I enjoyed our time at Pella too but would have liked more time to explore the archealogical site and less time at the museum. The was a dual language tour (Italian/English) but as the majority of travellers were Italian, some explanations and discussions were missed in English or had to be given at a later time.
Keith M-RUnited KingdomWigan
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Reviewed June 13, 2017
Our guide was perfect : she did a great job in 2 languages I really enjoyed this Tour
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