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Thessaloniki - Mt Olympus - Vergina

5 days

Thessaloniki – Mt Olympus – Vergina, 5 days


Embarking on a school tour to Thessaloniki, Mt. Olympus, and Vergina promises an unforgettable journey through the historical and mythological tapestry of Greece. Starting in Thessaloniki, students are immersed in the vibrant culture of Greece’s second-largest city, exploring its diverse neighborhoods, Byzantine monuments, and bustling markets.

As the tour ventures towards Mount Olympus, students are captivated by the majestic beauty of Greece’s highest peak, steeped in ancient mythology as the mythical home of the gods. Hiking trails offer opportunities for adventure and appreciation of the stunning natural landscapes.

Continuing to Vergina, students delve into the rich archaeological heritage of Macedonia, where the tomb of King Philip II, father of Alexander the Great, awaits discovery. The royal tombs and treasures unearthed here provide a tangible link to ancient Macedonian history and the legacy of one of history’s most renowned conquerors.

This educational odyssey through Thessaloniki, Mt. Olympus, and Vergina ignites students’ curiosity, fostering a deeper understanding of Greece’s cultural and historical significance.


Thessaloniki (White Tower, Rotonda, Galerian Complex, Ano Poli, Archaeological Museum, Agios Dimitrios)

Mt Olympus (Engaging hiking activities and guided tours revealing the ecological, geological, and cultural importance of Mount Olympus)

Vergina (Royal tombs and treasures, including the tomb of King Philip II and Museum Exhibits showcasing artifacts excavated from the site, providing a tangible connection to Macedonia’s illustrious past).


Welcome and transfer to the hotel – Free afternoon. We suggest a walk to discover the vibes of the City. Dinner and overnight in Thessaloniki

In the morning, guided tour of the city that throughout the era of the Byzantine Empire was the “co-reigning” city, second in population and prestige in Constantinople. Visit unique monuments and feel the glorious Byzantine past in some of the oldest and most characteristic churches of the Christian world Visit the best sites that represent the historical and cultural significance of Thessaloniki. These sites include the White Tower, the Speakers in the upper part of the city, the Saint Demetrios Church and many others. Free time for lunch – Rest of the day free to enjoy the time in the bustling center of the city. Dinner and overnight in Thessaloniki. 

Buffet breakfast and departure for Vergina, where we will have the chance to see the most valuable Macedonian tombs, one of which is of Philip II, which was brought to light by the excavation of archaeologist M. Andronikos in 1977. Visit to the archaeological site and museum. We continue to Dion and Olympus the biggest mountain of Greece the house of the 12 gods. Return late at midday in Katerini and rest of the day free. Dinner and overnight.

Breakfast and depart for trekking to Mt. Olympus. Is the most famous mountain in Greece, mythical home of the ancient Greek Gods. From its steep rocky summit, first climbed only 100 years ago, Zeus supposedly hurled his thunderbolts against humankind. Its eastern flanks were the country’s first national park (created in the 1930’s), with dozens of endemic species of flowers, as well as some endangered bird and butterfly species. Return. Dinner and overnight.

Breakfast. Depending on the flight schedule, departure transfer to Thessaloniki airport with English speaking assistance.

Your package includes:

  • Arrival and departure transfers with English speaking assistance. 
  • Accommodation in triple or quadruple bedrooms for students (twinroom and single on request for the teachers) for 4 nights on Half board basis. 
  • Excursions mentioned in the program with luxury bus, (EN-F-DE-I-ES) speaking guide. 


Your package excludes:

  • Guide service at archaeological sites. 
  • Flight to and from Greece.
  • City Tax

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