Alexander the Great: Pella-Edessa-Naoussa full day tour from Thessaloniki

Starting Time
9 hours
Starting point
Free Cancellation
Free Cancellation

  • Explore Ancient Pella, the old capital of Macedonia and birthplace of Alexander the Great
  • Admire the largest waterfall of the Balkans
  • Taste the famous local wine variety in a traditional winery

"Our guided tour starts in the archaeological site of Ancient Pella, known as the old Capital of Macedonia and the birthplace of Alexander the Great .

Stroll around the 2.500 sq. mt. of symposium parlors and explore rooms with incredibly well-preserved mosaic floors of the 4th century B.C built by small natural pebbles, matched and laid in portrayed scenes such as the lion hunt of god Dionysos riding a panther. A whole city was revealed after excavations in 1957, well preserved in time , giving you the opportunity to use your imagination and along with history knowledge provided by the experienced  guide  to picture the predominance of the  Ancient Kingdom of Macedonia.

Next point of interest is the so called “City of Water”, the magnificent Edessa. Take some time for yourself and admire the breathtaking waterfall “Karano” ,the frothy rivers with over 47 bridges and the cute little parks . All combined creates a fairytale scenery of an outdoor water museum.

There , you will have some free time to enjoy a local lunch.

For the end of the tour we arranged for you a unique wine tasting experience to one of the many local wineries, famous worldwide for the “ Xinomavro” wine variety. The local producers guide you through the wine making process ,answer to any of your questions and offer you their wine along with some snacks . After enjoying a complete experience, we return back and drop you off at the meeting points.


Tip: Ask your guide for lunch recommendations in Edessa!"          

  • Transport by luxury bus
  • Professional and licensed guide
  • All taxes
  • Wine tasting
  • Entrance fees (8 Euro per person)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal Expenses
  • Lunch

The meeting point for the tour is the statue of Eleftherios Venizelos at 08:30 am, address: Egnatia 78, Thessaloniki 546 24.

Cancel up to 24 hours prior the date of the experience for a full refund.


1 Reviews

Ozgur Derman

May 9th, 2024
We had great time. Both the driver and the guide were excellent

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