Royal Macedonian Tombs of Vergina Tour

Highlights:  Royal Tombs of Vergina, King Phillip II armour

Outline: The Ancient Macedonian Tumulus at Vergina has been completely excavated and a subterranean structure, having the appearance of an earth mound, has been built built to encase and protect the ancient monuments by maintaining a constant temperature and humidity. The subterranean burial ground houses the three most important Macedonian Tombs, the most famous being the Tomb of King Philip the II, Father of Alexander the Great. Enjoy the rich finds, such as the King’s shield adorned with ivory and gold, the King’s gold-trimmed iron breast plate, Gold Diadems of unparalleled craftsmanship, the Golden Wreath of oak leaves, the gold plated collar and the Silver Burial Ums and learn about the history of the Macedonians.

Duration: 4 hours (from Thessaloniki city centre hotel)

Included: Private A/C vehicle & driver, Licensed English-speaking guide, Entrance fees to the indicated sites, Taxes

Activity level: MODERATE

Tips: Wear flat, comfortable walking shoes. Carry a bottle of water and wear plenty of sunscreen and a hat, especially in the summer.