202 km away from Eagles Palace(2 hours away), Vergina is the most important archaeological discovery of the 20th century in Greece. Today’s Vergina (Ancient Aigai), in the foothills of Mt. Pieria, was the first capital of ancient kingdom of Macedonia, called Aigai. The site of the Royal Tombs under a modern roof hosts the tomb of Philip the Second, Alexander the Great’s father, as well as what is considered to be his young son. The tomb is unique in the fact that it was never luted an d holds amazing treasures, fit for the burial of an important king. It is protected by UNESCO as world cultural heritage and comprises a unique discovery of an enormous universal impact.