Daily Tour to Vergina

Book your Daily Tour to Vergina from Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Pieria by private car or minivan easily and ask us for quote. Travel with us at low cost prices and plan your trip according to your wish with Thessalonikitaxitranfers.com

Daily Tour to Vergina

Thessaloniki City →Daily tour Thessaloniki City

Duration: 4:00h Distance : 160Km

 

Daily Tour to Vergina

Vergina is the  most popular destinations in North Greece. As it is close to Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, can be the ideal destination for daily trips.In the southern Macedonian plain, 80 kilometers southeast of Thessaloniki, at the foot of the Pieria Mountains, it became one of the most important archaeological discoveries of all time in 1977. The city of ancient Aigai, the first capital of the Macedonian kingdom, came to light. The wealth of the findings is incalculable and of rare archaeological and historical significance, with the result that the territory of the Macedonian kings, the land of Philip and Alexander, Eurydice and Olympiad, was declared a UNESCO Monument in 1996 by the UNESCO.

The archaeological intuition

In 1977 M. Andronikos’ has ransomed the great kings of the Macedonian land from the darkness and handed over the deep past of Macedonia to all of humanity.
Archaeologists have always been interested in Vergina. Ancient testimonies described Aigai as one of the richest cities in the ancient world and an important spiritual center. In the Aegean palaces there were artists such as the painter Zevxis, poets such as Hirilos, and even Euripides himself, a guest of King Archelaus.

The archaeological intuition had conceived from the outset the great importance of a medieval toponym beside the Grand Tuba. It is a small village with the mysterious name “Palatigia”, ie palaces. The echo of the great Macedonian kingdom always vibrated the space …

Archaeological finds indicate an installation in the Vergina area as early as the 3rd millennium BC. The fertile plain, the many waters and the natural fortification were ideal conditions for the creation of a strong city. The name “Aigai” reflects the wealth of the area, since it means “land with many flocks”. During the Iron Age, from the 11th to the 7th century BC, the wider Aigai area was a major residential center. Excavations have brought to light large settlements and burial places, which in size indicate the large number of people. High-quality artifacts and rich jewelery emboss the region’s prosperity and significance.

The golden offerings of the necropolis, with their unbelievable beauty, are unmistakable witnesses of the acne, the importance and the historical duration of the goats. For three whole centuries, until the 4th century BC. will form the intellectual, artistic and administrative center of Macedonia before handing over the capitals to Pella.

tour Vergina

.

Tour to Vergina by Private Service 4pax from : 75€ + waiting time Ideal for private trips and long journeys. 4 passengers 4 bags

tour Vergina

.

Tour to Vergina by Minivan Service 8pax from : 110€ + waiting time. Ideal for families and small groups. 8 passengers 8 bags

Service

Thessalonikitaxitransfers undertakes your transfer from Thessaloniki with comfort and safety. First of all, our fleet – Private cars or Minivans is always clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are always polite and helpful, as they are always willing to indulge the needs of the passengers. In conclusion, the quality of our services aims to offer a safe, comfortable and reliable journey. We will drive you to places you are interested in and make small stops for photos.

Plan and customize the tour according to your requirements and desires.

We can provide tour guide upon request.

 

Route to Thessaloniki City →Daily tour→Thessaloniki City

    Your Quote

    First Name (required)
    Last Name (required)
    Number of People
    Email (required)
    Mobile Number (required)
    Pickup Location (required)
    Tranfer Type
    Notes