Ancient Macedonia tour (Pella & Vergina) from Ohrid
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Ancient Macedonia tour (Pella & Vergina) from Ohrid

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Stop At: Archaeological Site at Pella, 39 km west of Thessaloniki Greece

We will arrive in Pella, the birthplace of Alexander the Great, and the historical capital of the ancient kingdom of Macedon. We will visit the Archaeological Museum of Pella, located on the site of the ancient city, where, amongst the thousands of artefacts, you can see a statue, considered to be Alexander the Great’s portrait.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), Imathia, Vergina 590 31 Greece

This is the place where Philip II of Macedon was assassinated, and Alexander the Great was proclaimed as king. The ancient site was discovered in 1976. Royal tombs of many kings were excavated, along with the untouched tomb of Philip II of Macedon. The magnificent Museum of Royal Tombs of Aigai contains all the riches and artefacts found in the excavations, including King Philip’s Golden Larnax and Golden Grave Crown.

Duration: 1 hour

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  • Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel or any other preferred location in Ohrid;
  • All transfers with comfortable A/C car or minivan;
  • Experienced English-speaking guide/driver for the tour
Not included
  • Food and drinks;
  • Personal expenses.
  • Entrance fees (Pella Archaeological Museum – 8 €; Museum of Royal Tombs in Aigai – 12)
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site at Pella
  • Entry/Admission - Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina)
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler;
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • The tour does NOT operate in Tuesdays and National holidays in Greece
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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3 | 2019-07-19

Enjoyed the visit. It was an expensive trip to go on so I was annoyed that I had to pay into the sites considering how expensive the trip was.

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