|Pella, Greece||9 hours, 30 minutes||Sightseeing Tours|
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: PLEASE NOTE THAT ANY VARIATIONS IN THE PRICES OF SIMILAR EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES, OBTAINED TO THE FACT THAT THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY DIFFERENT SUB-SUPPLIERS, AND THEY MAY ALSO BE CARRIED OUT ON DIFFERENT DAYS OF THE WEEK.
What to expect:
Τhis excursion combines an archeological tour and the visit of a famous pilgrim/religious destination in Greece. In the morning you head towards Vergina or “Aegae “ as per its ancient name , the first capital of Ancient Macedonia. There you visit the museum of the Royal Tombs,protected by Unesco. Seize the opportunity to get under the tumulus that covers impressive funerary monuments like the royal tomb of Philip II, father of Alexander the Great and houses extraordinary golden treasures dated back to 4th B.C. After the visit of the tomb, you continue the tour with our professional licenced guide in the New Museum of Aigai, a gate to the History of the Royal metropolis of the Macedon ,which was recently inaugurated.There you are informed about the history ,the culture and the daily life of Macedonians .More specifically, its exhibitions focusing on the architecture,sculpture and grave goods
house impressive and unique findings like ancient weapons, pottery and precious jewelry.
Our last stop is Veria, a town well-known for its religious history as St.Paul preached there on his 2nd missionary journey.During your free time explore the interesting Byzantine and post-Byzantine churches,stroll around the old quarters among which, the Jewish one and of course taste the local sweet called revani. After our last visiting point and the departure,you will be dropped off at your accomodation at the estimated time of arrival.
Tip: Ask your guide for lunch recommendations in Veria!
• visit the commercial center of the Ancient Macedonian Kingdom
• get inside a Royal tomb!
• visit one of the most important museums in Greece
• learn about the relationship between philosopher Aristotle and Alexander the Great
• walk in the footsteps of St Paul – the most important pilgrim route in Grry
• roundtrip tickets
• tour information in Multi-languages
• all taxes
• food and drinks
• personal expenses
• Entrance fees 2+12€ p/p
Additional info :
• confirmation will be received within 8 hours of booking, subject to availability
• children must be accompanied by an adult
• children rates apply to ages no more than 12 years old
Voucher info :
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
On the confirmation voucher there will be complete operator information, including local telephone numbers, maps with the exact departure and arrival time, exact time and duration.
Cancellation Policy :
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there will be no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 days, there will be a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within two days, there will be a 100 percent cancellation fee.