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3-Day Legendary Greece Tour To Thessaloniki, Vergina, Pella


Travel Greece to experience one of our amazing private Tours in 3 days from Athens to  Thessaloniki, Vergina, Pella, and Veria

A well-appointed and affordable private tour in Macedonia of Northern Greece promises to discover the unknown and the best of the country. This private is the best value-for-money, specially designed for those interested in both the ancient undiscovered treasures and modern Greece.

Itinerary of the three days private tour

Thessaloniki, Pella, Veria, Vergina, Athens

Highlights of 3-Day Legendary Greece Tour To Thessaloniki, Vergina, Pella

  • See on the way mount Olympus home of the Gods
  • Visit the capital of Macedon and the palace of Alexander the Great and his father Philip
  • Thessaloniki, named after Alexander the great sister, the capital of north Greece
  • Thermopylae, the actual battle site of King Leonidas and his 300


Description of our 3 days private tour in Greece

Day 1: Athens, Dion, Thessaloniki

Our private tour starts with Athens Tours Greece after breakfast to THESSALONIKI through the towns of Central Greece crossing the Thessalian plain, the granary of GREECE, Larisa, Tempi mountains, Katerini and drive to the famous, sacred Macedonian town of DION (visit) to reach late in the afternoon Thessaloniki, the capital of Northern Greece. Short sightseeing, to see the large Byzantine church of St. Dimitrios, the Rotonda, the withe tower which is the trademark of Thessaloniki, and the statue of Alexander the Great. In between, time for lunch! Free evening to discover more about the capital of North Greece. Walk along the scenic coastal pavement of the town to visit the white tower and the statue of Alexander the Great. On arrival, transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, visit the most interesting museum of THESSALONIKI and sightseeing in the city. Overnight

Day 2: Thessaloniki, Pella, Vergina, Lefkadia

Our private tour will continue in the morning with Athens Tours Greece driving you to PELLA, Alexander the Great’s capital (visit). Continue our sightseeing to VERGINA to visit the tomb of the KING PHILLIP and the famous ‘’VERGINA TREASURES’’. Then we will head on to LEFKADIA where you visit the excavations.

Greece Macedonia, Pella
Greece Macedonia, Pella

The Kingdom of Macedon

With the fall of the Macedonian Kingdom from the Romans Amphipolis became part of the Roman Empire from the city passed the famous Via Egnatia. The Late Roman years had significant economic development and something that testify impressive in size and decorated churches of the 5th and 6th century AD.

After the invasions of the Slavs in the late 6th century AD, Amphipolis gradually depopulated completely abandoned in the 8th century, when most of the inhabitants fled to the nearby seaside town Ioni, which had been renamed by the Byzantines in Chrysopolis. Today the region stands the modern namesake village, located about 60 km. Southeast of Serres.

We’ll return to THESSALONIKI via VERIA. Overnight

Day 3: Thessaloniki, Tempi valley, Lamia, Thermopylae, Athens
The Monument Of The Spartan King And His 300
The Monument Of The Spartan King And His 300

Athens Tour Greece will start the return drive to Athens, through the TEMPI VALLEY, LARISSA, LAMIA, THERMOPYLAE famous for the ancient battle that took place there (visit), KAMENA VOURLA and finally, this private tour ends in ATHENS.

Thermopylae (Hot Gates), the battlefield of King Leonidas and his 300 Spartans. Thermopylae is one of the major stops of this tour; known in the ancient years as one of the very important battles that has changed the word’s history.

Thermopylae gave strong responses to the people who were flocking there to be inspired by the braveness, the obey to their laws and the sacrifice for the world.
Visit in Thermopylae the monument of Leonidas and his brave 300 Spartan, the monument of the 700 Thespians, the hill of Kolonos (the last face of the battle), and the Innovation Center of Historical information to watch the 10 minutes 3D short movie of the battle.

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Tour Type

Included in the tour

  • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz vehicle or similar appropriate for the size of your group
  • Your tour will be accompanied by a professional English-speaking driver or escort possessing in-depth knowledge of Greece’s history and culture. They will provide insightful commentary throughout the journey, guiding you until the entrance of archaeological sites and museums. However, please note that drivers are not licensed to accompany you inside these venues.
  • If you desire a licensed state tour guide to escort you within the archaeological sites and museums, providing comprehensive insights and explanations, we can gladly arrange one for an additional cost. These licensed guides are freelance professionals, and their availability is subject to your tour date.
  • When a licensed tour guide or English-speaking tour escort accompanies a group, the professional driver may not necessarily speak English fluently. Their role is focused on providing safe transportation.
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Athens. Extra charge for hotels outside Athens.
  • Pick up and drop off at Piraeus Port or Athens Airport.
  • Pick up and drop off at our terminal: Leof. Andrea Siggrou 37, 117 43 Athens, Greece.
  • Accommodation is based according to availability (for multiple-day tours only)
  • Road tolls and all local taxes

Excluded from the tour

  • Wine tasting fee (for wine tours)
  • Olive oil tasting fee (for olive oil tasting tours)
  • Optional Gratuities
  • Food and beverage
  • Your private chauffeur/guide will discuss a program best suited to your interest and mobile abilities. Option for a professional tour guide with a state license at an extra cost. Read more for the Differences between a Tour Guide and a Tour Driver

Cancellation Policy

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Additional info

  • Dress Code: When visiting religious sites, shoulders and knees must be covered out of respect for the cultural norms.
  • Please review our Terms & Conditions and Frequently Asked Questions
  • Upon booking, an electronic voucher will be emailed to you containing our contact information, tour details, and all necessary instructions. This voucher serves as your ticket and proof of purchase. Please present a printed or digital copy of the voucher on the day of your tour to redeem your activity.
  • City Tax for Hotel Stays: Effective from January 1st, 2018, a City Tax for hotel overnights is applicable and not included in our excursion rates. Clients will need to pay this tax directly at their hotel upon check-out. The amount per room is as follows: 5-star hotel: €4/overnight || 4-star hotel: €3/overnight || 3-star hotel: €1.50/overnight
  • Opening Hours and Entrance Fees for Archaeological Sites and Museums in Greece
  • Entrance Fees for Children from Non-EU Countries: Starting November 1st, 2019, children aged 6 and above from non-European Union (non-EU) countries will be required to pay the full entrance fee for Museums and Archaeological sites. For children from EU countries, the existing rates remain in effect. However, it is crucial to have their passports readily available to prove their nationality.

Persons with Disabilities

  • Due to uneven surfaces, certain sites are not recommended for persons with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. Such sites are the Acropolis, the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, Mycenae, Delphi and Meteora
  • In all cases, we recommend comfortable flat-solid walking shoes, sunglasses, and sunscreen.

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