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Alexander the Great tour by SKG BUS transfers & tours. Get to know Alexander the Great, one of the greatest men and leaders, ever lived… Full day tour from Thessaloniki, ideal for small groups and families. Get a great day out, knowing more about the Greek ultimate hero of all times, at your own pace. SKG Airport pick_ups & drop offs available

 

  • 1 Day
  • 50 Euros per person

Get to know Alexander the Great, one of the greatest men and leaders, ever lived…

Tour Description

Visit Mieza, Vergina, Pella and Thessaloniki at Central Macedonia, Greece

Important Information
  • Departs daily year round
  • Hotel pick-ups & drop offs
  • 8 passengers maximum
  • Flexible itinerary
  • 9-10 hours service
  • This tour requires a 4 person minimum to run. Should you book on this tour with less than 4 guests we will contact you at least 48 hours prior to offer an alternate date or price
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Highlights
  • Full day private tour from Thessaloniki to locations where Alexander lived at young age
  • Photo stop at specific sites
  • Visit Mieza, Vergina, Pella
  • Lunch or dinner at traditional Greek tavern
  • Interesting, live commentary from your English speaking expert tour guide and Google level 7 local guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from Thessaloniki hotels and AirBnB
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ALEXANDER THE GREAT FULL DAY TOUR

Our tour starts at 9:00 AM while picking you up from your hotel or AirBnB anywhere at Thessaloniki city center. As our drive will take us about an hour to Naoussa Mieza, we make a quick stop for coffee and beverages. Plenty of commentary on Alexander’s adventurous life along the way and photo stops if required.

We depart at Mieza Nymfeon, a historical location of great natural beauty where Aristotle’s school was located. The most well-known student of Aristotle the great philosopher was surely Alexander the Great. He spend 3 years at this location, getting high level education by his teacher on Mathematics, Philosophy, History and Geography.

We proceed to Vergina, the most significant archaeological site of Northern Greece. We visit the royal tombs of King Phillip the 2nd father of Alexander and of Alexander the 4th, son of Alexander and Roxane. Certified tour guide and expert on Macedonian tombs, available upon request and at extra charge. We also visit the museum and admire the legacy and wealth of Macedonian Kingdome. Free time available for coffee or a quick snack.

We continue our private tour to Pella, the ancient capital City of Macedonian Empire and visit the archaeological site and the museum if required. Both Vergina and Pella locations reveal plenty of information on Macedonian glory and everyday life as well.

Plenty of photo stops at breath taking views. Our tour is really flexible and maybe altered as per your requirements. Round noon, we start our way back to Thessaloniki. Our next destination is a nearby Thessaloniki village, where we may have lunch, tasting authentic traditional Greek recipes. We then proceed to Thessaloniki seafront and visit Alexander’s statue where we enjoy the sea breeze and sunset. Plenty of photos is a must. Drop off at hotel-end of service.

private tours
Included
  • Transportation in modern and spacious SUV or Mini Bus
  • Expert tour guide and driver
  • Lots of photo stops
  • Free hotel pick up and drop off from all major hotels
  • Coffee, water and beverages
Not Included
  • Tour Guide Gratuities
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch and drinks
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