Day trip

From Kassandra or Sithonia: Pella and Vergina Full-Day Tour

Activity provider: Key Tours

From Kassandra or Sithonia: Pella and Vergina Full-Day Tour

Activity provider: Key Tours

From US$ 58.41 per person

Set out on a magical journey through time and visit Pella, the stunning capital city of Ancient Macedonia. Discover Vergina and its museum highlighting the history of the Kingdom of Macedonia.

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Duration 11 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Travel back in time through the rich and fascinating history of Ancient Macedonia
  • Visit the Archaeological Site of Aigai, or Vergina, and admire Philip II's tomb
  • See Alexander the Great's birthplace and wander the grounds steeped in history
  • Explore the stunning Pella Archeological Site and Museum with an expert guide
  • Learn about Greek history on an exciting full-day trip with pickup and drop-off
Full description

Head off on a full-day adventure and get a real feel for the magic of Ancient Macedonia. Check out the archaeological site and museum of Pella. Then explore Vergina, home to one of Greece's most spectacular museums. Hear about the fascinating history of the area.

Depart early from Chalkidiki, after pickup from Kassandra or Sithonia, 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.

Prepare to be impressed by the outstanding mosaic floors that are used to decorate the city's grand mansions. Head then to Vergina, the first ancient capital of the Macedonian Kingdom, which nowadays houses one of the most beautiful museums in Greece.

Visit the museum, which contains the royal tomb of King Phillip the 2nd, Alexander the Great’s father, along with golden and other artifacts of incredible beauty and value. Let the thousand years of history wash over you. Return to Chalkidiki late in the afternoon.

Includes
  • Transport by luxury bus
  • Professional and licensed guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from centrally located points in Kassandra or Sithonia
  • All taxes
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees (€20 per person)
  • Tips (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Cash

Know before you go

  • Pickup is not available from Ouranoupolis
  • The tour is run in English and Italian. French language is available upon request and availability

Product ID: 419576