8 DAY ROUND TRIP: MACEDONIA – THE HOMELAND OF GREAT ALEXANDER

/8 DAY ROUND TRIP: MACEDONIA – THE HOMELAND OF GREAT ALEXANDER
8 DAY ROUND TRIP: MACEDONIA – THE HOMELAND OF GREAT ALEXANDER2018-11-16T12:00:58+00:00

Project Description

1st day:
Arrival in Thessaloniki. Transport to the hotel – ove3rnight in Thessaloniki

2nd day:
Visit the ancient town of Fillipoi, than travelling through Amphipolis to Thessaloniki, overnight.

3rd day:
One-day cruise to the monasteries of Mt. Athos. It is not allowed to enter the monasteries, but you can admire them and take photos from the ship. We stop at lunch time in one of the beautiful towns of Chalkidiki, then travel back to the hotel. Overnight.

4th day:
Sightseeing tour in Thessaloniki. Famous churches: St Dimitrios Basilica, St Sofia church, Byzantine walls, White tower and in the afternoon visit the Archaeological Museum. Overnight in Olympus Riviera.

5th day: 
Visit monasteries on the Meteora rocks – frescos, icons and other beauties from the Byzantine times. In the afternoon travelling through Tempi-valley back to the hotel. Overnight in Olympus Riviera.

6th day:
Excursion to Pella, to the birth place of Great Alexander, visiting of the museum and the archaeological site. We also visit Apostle Paul’s pulpit (bema). Arrival back at the hotel in the afternoon. Overnight in Olympus Riviera.

7th day: 
Excursion to the legendary mountain of Hellas, Olympus. First you visit the sacral place of Zeus, Dion – archaeological site. Then you travel to Litochoro, one of the unique villages in Mt. Olympus to take a walk along Enipeas river. Arrival at the hotel in the afternoon, overnight in Olympus Riviera.

8th day:
Olympus Riviera – Departure

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