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PELLA – VERGINA (6-8 hours)

Embark on a journey through time to the ancient cities of Pella and Vergina, where Macedonia’s rich history comes to life. Pella, located approximately 100 kilometers from Polygyros, was once the capital of the Macedonian kingdom under King Archelaus in the 5th century BC. This meticulously planned city boasted grand palaces, temples, and impressive public buildings, showcasing the wealth and power of the region. Explore the ruins of this ancient metropolis, marveling at its intricate mosaic floors and grand architecture.

In Vergina, formerly known as Aigai and situated around 130 kilometers from Polygyros, discover the royal necropolis of the Argead dynasty, including the tomb of King Philip II, father of Alexander the Great. The excavations have unearthed magnificent palaces and royal tombs, providing insights into the opulent lifestyle of Macedonia’s rulers. Visit the renowned museum, home to an exquisite collection of artifacts, including golden treasures and intricate mosaics, showcasing the artistic and cultural achievements of ancient Macedonia.

Join a guided tour from Chalkidiki to explore these archaeological treasures, immersing yourself in the fascinating history of Macedonia. From the birthplace of Alexander the Great to the royal tombs of Vergina, experience the glory of Macedonia’s past on this unforgettable journey.

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