Ancient Macedonia

Ancient Macedonia

  • Alexander the Great statue in Thessaloniki
    Alexander the Great statue in Thessaloniki
  • Statue of Alexander the Great
    Statue of Alexander the Great

Image of Alexander the Great statue in Thessaloniki by Balcon del Mundo via Creative Commons

Alexander the Great and the birthplace of the Hellenistic World

Departing: Saturday 5 May 2018
Returning: Saturday 12 May 2018
Duration: 8 days

Price from: 
£2,595.00*

Discover the tumultuous forces which propelled the small ancient kingdom of Macedon (in modern-day Greece) into a global empire extending as far as modern Pakistan.

Learn about Philip II and his son, the self-proclaimed demi-god Alexander the Great, whose actions changed the face of Europe and Asia forever.

Visit the ancient city of Pella and Philip’s eponymous city of Philippi, and explore vibrant Thessaloniki, Greece’s second city, with its wonderful Classical, Byzantine and Ottoman remains.

Highlights:

  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Aigai, the burial place of Philip II, where Alexander was proclaimed King
  • See the Temple of the Nymphs where a young Alexander was taught by the philosopher Aristotle, and Stageira, the birthplace of Aristotle
  • Explore the sacred city of Dion, with its renowned sanctuary dedicated to Zeus

ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANCIENT HISTORY
ACTIVITY LEVEL: MEDIUM

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*Price details

* Per person sharing, not including international flights. Flights from London from £150 including taxes. Single supplement £230/$325.

$3,635 - please note that this US Dollar price is based on the exchange rate in April 2017. Contact the relevant operator for the most up-to-date price information.