Half Day Tour to Vergina & Veria from Thessaloniki

Starting Time
7 hours
Starting point
Free Cancellation
Free Cancellation

  • Visit the commercial center of the Ancient Macedonian Kingdom
  • Get inside a Royal tomb!
  • Visit one of the most important museums in Greece
  • Learn about the relationship between philosopher Aristotle and Alexander the Great
  • Walk in the footsteps of St Paul – the most important pilgrim route in Greece

Τhis excursion combines an archeological tour and the visit to a famous pilgrim/religious destination in Greece the City of Veria. Veria, a town well-known for its religious history as St.Paul preached there on his 2nd missionary journey.During your free time explore the interesting Byzantine and post-Byzantine churches,stroll around the old quarters among which, the Jewish one and of course taste the local sweet called revani.

Afterwards we will head towards Vergina  or “Aegae “ as per its ancient name , the first capital of Ancient Macedonia. Together with our professional licenced guide we enter the New Museum of Aigai, a gate to the History of the Royal metropolis of the Macedon, which was recently inaugurated. There you will be informed about the history, the culture and the daily life of Macedons . More specifically, its exhibitions focusing on the architecture,sculpture and grave goods house impressive and unique findings like ancient weapons, pottery and precious jewelry. Here we will visit the new museum of Aegae and the Vergina Royal Tombs, protected by Unesco.

After the visit to the Nea Museum of Aegae, we will continue our excursion to the Royal Tombs of Vergina, where before entering them, we will have a short stop for lunch at Vergina Village where the Tombs are located.

Seize the opportunity to get under the tumulus that covers impressive funerary monuments like the royal tomb of Philip  II, father of Alexander the Great and houses extraordinary golden treasures dated back to 4th B.C, a breathtaking scenery which will stay in your memories forever

After our last visiting point and the departure,you will be dropped off at your pick up point at the estimated time of arrival.

At the end of our tour free time is given for approx. 1 hour we will have a short stop for lunch/free time at Vergina Village where the Tombs are located, optional visit to the Royal Palace.

Tip: Ask your guide for lunch recommendations of North Greece!"                                                                                                                                                            

  • Transport by luxury bus
  • Professional and licensed guide
  • All taxes
  • Entrance fees (15 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.


20 Reviews


May 20th, 2022
Excellent tour with our guide. Would definitely recommend, just the right balance of time spent at each stop and information shared.


November 1st, 2021
Le processus de réservation et la prise de contact téléphoniques, une fois sur place, ont été simples et professionnels. Le Jour J, nous avons eu la surprise...


July 9th, 2019
Thorough and really interesting I really enjoyed this trip! The tombs/museum at Vergina are fascinating and beautifully presented. Our guide really knew her...

Maria k

June 20th, 2019
“Extraordinarily well organized and led by a very professional guide” An extremely well organized trip toVergina. Our guide was exceptionally well prepared...

Fiona P

June 15th, 2019
Amazing guide. Really clear explanations. Has a very broad and detailed historical knowledge. Philip 2 tomb is magnificent - all that 4th Century BC gold &...

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