This breathtaking Grecian town is also home to numerous archaeological sites, mausoleums and museums that have meticulously preserved awe-inspiring relics.
You’ll learn many facts about the regional or local history and culture starting from Ancient Greece through to the Byzantine era to contemporary Greece. At the same time, you’ll be able to take a grand sweep of the vast plains of Macedonia. Once you’re through with touring Pella, you can take a much-deserved break to whet your appetite with a sumptuous Greek brunch.
The mouthwatering and wholesome lunch will recharge your batteries for your next vital stopover and the resting place of King Philip II-father of Alexander-Vergina. Besides preserving the remains of King Philip II, Vergina is also home to the Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai. The star attraction at the Museum of the Royal Tombs is King Philip’s sepulchre crafted out of marble.
The king’s remains have been carefully conserved in a very small casket that juxtaposes an urn highlighted with a sun projecting 16 beams-the Macedonian ensign. You’ll surely want to make your Greek tour memorable and singular by taking a stroll across the Aegean Sea coastline.
Macedonia once used to be the largest and the mightiest empire in the ancient world, immortalized by illustrious emperors and philosophers. Yes, Macedonia was the home of one of the world’s most celebrated philosophers Aristotle as well as one of the greatest emperors- Alexander. The hop-on hop-off Thessaloniki tour with the Pella-Vergina trip will let you discover the ancient kingdom of Macedonia.
You’ll walk around the remains of what once used to be an outstanding empire embodied by prehistoric coinage, catacombs, and artifacts. You’ll learn more about this mighty kingdom in just a day or two than you did during your school life. Your grand hop-on hop-off Thessaloniki tour will start with a scenic trip to Pella followed by a halt at Vergina-the Macedonian capital.
Macedonia was reputed all over the world in the prehistoric period not only for its martial prowess but also for contributing to science and art. The ruins at Pella’s and Vergina’s archaeological sites together with the museums serve as living testimony about Macedonia’s glorious past. You’ll be traipsing across the same trails that the world’s most renowned philosopher and the greatest military commander once did.
And in the latter half of the day, you’ll be thoroughly immersed in seeing the sights around the ancient capital-Vergina. You’ll be simply spellbound when you take a walking tour around the ruins of one of ancient Greece’s most grandiose edifices-the Aigai palace. Although this citadel is in a derelict condition as its several millenniums old, the stucco ornamentations and mosaics are still pristine.
Thus if you are visiting this beautiful place, then simply book this ticket and experience one of the best trips to cherish for your life.