Alexander the Great & Aristotle
When the teacher met the student..
Thessaloniki - Pella - Imathia - Halkidiki - Pieria
Macedonia is the largest and second most populous Greek region. It incorporates most of the territories of ancient Macedonia, a kingdom ruled by the Argeads whose most celebrated members were Alexander the Great and his father Philip II along with the well-known philosopher Aristotle, Alexander’s teacher.
Doucas Tours and Travel organizes a 5day educational tour program in and around Thessaloniki, dedicated in two of the biggest historical personalities worldwide: Alexander the Great & his teacher Aristotle, which includes:
- The Vergina Museum where the Tombs of the Macedonian Kings including King Phillip’s were found.
- Ancient Stagira in Halkidiki, the birthland of Aristotle.
- Mieza, the school that Aristotle founded to teach Alexander and his companions.
- Thessaloniki, the 2.300 year old capital of Northern Greece. The city forms one of the largest student centers in Southeastern Europe – 150.000 students - and has been declared the “European Youth Capital” for 2014.
In 2016, the world celebrates the anniversary of 2400 years since the birth of the Stageirite philosopher Aristotle and plenty of events are taking place throughout the region.
The package includes:
5 days (4 overnights in Thessaloniki)