Vergina – Pella Tour

Let the Vergina Sun light your journey...

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About The Tour

Get to know the imperial capital, the ancient city where Alexander the Great was born and raised and where the great philosopher and tutor Aristoteles was invited to educate him. The archaeological treasures of the glorious Macedonian Kingdom of Alexander the Great and his father Phillip II, as detailed by Herodotus, invite you to a unique roadtrip to history. The excursion travels you to the ancient greek, byzantine and modern history bringing back in light the lost prestige of Aigai, the first city of the Macedonians. Discover the museum of Aigai; a World Heritage site of UNESCO, against the natural beauty of the area and the view of the Macedonian plain that travels our eye till the end of the horizon.

Departure Dates

Every Monday, Wednesday & Saturday From April 1st 2024 to October 31st 2024

Meeting point & Departure time

08:00, “Statue of Venizelos” Aristotelous Square & Egnatia street

Tour Duration

approximately 8 hours

Tour Description

ThessaVergina - Pella

We depart to Pella with the luxurious bus of “Tsokas Travel” along with our English- speaking trip attendant, at:
– 08:00 from the “Statue of Venizelos” Aristotelous Square & Egnatia street

The distance is 50 km and lasts approximately 45’ (one way)


We reach Pella, which in the antiquity used to be a port, where we visit the new, modern museum as well as the archaeological site with the unique mosaics. In the archaeological site we can admire the ancient market of the city, the mosaic of the “Abduction of Helen” and the “Amazonomachy” (the battle of Amazons). In the museum, there are exposed objects and artifacts from the daily life of the people; characteristic signs of the lifestyle in the antiquity.
Next, we reach Vergina where we visit the Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai, situated in the borders of the village. The characteristic Golden Larnax (funerary casket), an urn with the cremated remains of Phillip II is marked with a 16-rayed sun, the symbol of Macedonia. The Sun of Vergina (or Star of Vergina), which is characteristic symbol of the Argead Dynasty (of the King Phillip II and Alexander the Great) was found together with the excavations that brought back to light his father’s Royal Tomb. 4 of the sun rays represent of the 4 classical elements and the other 12 sun rays represent the 12 Olympian Gods. Admire the golden oak wreath that Phillip II had during his funeral pyre, military armors, various grave goods, the other tombs that were brought back to light and a small sanctuary, the Heroon.
Later, we enjoy our lunch break in a restaurant with greek traditional flavours.
We depart to Thessaloniki at around 15:30p.m and we are back after an hour (around 16:30p.m), making the same stops where we started from.

Included in price
  • Transportation by luxury air-conditioned bus.
  • English speaking trip attendant.
  • Pick up/drop off service.
  • All taxes.
  • Full insurance coverage for passengers on the bus.
  • FREE tickets for open-top sightseeing bus tours of the company “City Sightseeing Thessaloniki” (Hop on-hop off tour)


 Additional services


  • FREE passengers’ tips.
Not included
  • The entrance fee to the Museum of Vergina (12€) and to the museum and the archaeological site of Pella (8€)
  • Tour-guide to the museum of Vergina and to the museum and the archaeological site of Pella
  • Cost of lunch at the restaurant
  • Personal Expenses & Gratuities (optional).
Useful Info
  • You will meet our staff members at the point of departure/arrival “Statue of Venizelos”, Aristotelous Square & Egnatia street and our tour leader on the bus.
  • You are recommended to have contact with the tour leader and comply with the guidelines for avoiding misunderstanding.
  • Try to arrive at your desired point of departure at least 10 minutes prior to the time referred to in the timetable.
  • Get information on weather conditions.
  • Dress casually with casual footwear. Do not forget your hat, sunglasses and sunscreen (in summer).


Applicable from the 1st of April, 2024 to 31st of March, 2025.
Price per person: Adult
66,00 €
Minor (3-12 years old)
34,00 €