The steps of Alexander the Great

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Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki, Pella, Vergina & Dion

Day 1Arriving in Thessaloniki

Arriving and meet and greet with our guide in Macedonia airport. We will transfer to the hotel where you will enjoy a welcome drink while our guide will provide you with some useful information about the city and your stay. Later on, after you have some rest, you will enjoy your meal in a traditional Greek tavern and then walk in the center of the city, in order to get acquainted with its rhythm and style. Starting from Aristotelous Square, the most central and beautiful square of Thessaloniki, you can visit Eleftheria’s square, where you will see the Jewish holocaust monument (Soah). You can visit the picturesque Ladadika district. The area is now remodelled and houses a vast number of taverns and restaurants, where you can enjoy your meal. Return to the hotel.

Day 2A day full of the city's history

Meet our guide to your hotel and head off on your 4-hour sightseeing tour of Thessaloniki. Our sightseeing begins with the Museum of Byzantine Culture, which aims in presenting various aspects of life during the Byzantine and post-byzantine periods. Next, we will make a stopover at Galerius Arch (Kamara) and Rotonda. We will continue with the Roman Forum and after we get a feeling of the history of Thessaloniki during the Roman Empire, we will continue with an insight to the Byzantine history of the city, by visiting the most important church, the church of Saint Dimitrios, the patron saint of Thessaloniki. Last, but not least, we will make a stopover at the emblem of Thessaloniki, the White Tower. Free evening for shopping or to enjoy your coffee gazing the sea from one of the many cafes on the seafront of Thessaloniki, nearby White Tower or the stunning Aristotelous Square.

Day 3Trip to Pella

You will travel a short distance west of Thessaloniki by coach and visit Pella where our experienced guide will give you a tour and you will visit some of the most interesting places of Greece’s ancient history. In Pella, we will see the archaeological site with the new Pella Museum. Lunch in Pella. Later on, we will return to Thessaloniki for a free evening.

Day 4Vergina

Today you will visit Vergina, nearby Thessaloniki, where we will see the most important royal tombs of the Kingdom of Macedonia, as well as the burial ground with more than 300 tumuli, one of them identified as that of Philip II. Later on, after we return to Thessaloniki and get some rest, we will have a farewell dinner in a fine restaurant in the center of the city.

Day 5Trip to the home of the Greek Gods

Our proposal for today is a tour that will take you to the footsteps of Mt. Olympus; also known as the “home of Gods”. We will first visit Dion, the religious centre of the Macedonians, where the mythical Gods were worshipped. We will then have time for a lunch break and later on, we will arrive in the village of Litochoro, where we will take a mild guided walk. Returning to Litochoro, we will have the time to enjoy our coffee and visit the picturesque village. Early in the evening, we will return to Thessaloniki.

Day 6Thessaloniki's Archeaological Museum & City Exploring

You will have a guided visit to the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki where you will have the chance to admire the marvellous finds of the Royal Tombs at Vergina revealed by professor Manolis Andronikos. You will have a free afternoon and our proposal is to visit the Upper Town (Ano Poli) to see the architecture of the old Thessaloniki, to admire the wonderful view from the walls, buy some souvenirs and drink some ouzo in one of the plenty taverns.

Day 7The way back

You will be picked up 3hrs before your scheduled flight for the departure transfer to Macedonia airport.

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