Central Macedonia has an extensive cultural background, offering numerous festivals and cultural activities. Thanks to the long history of the region there are plenty of archaeological sites & folklore museums, as well as museums dedicated to art and cinema.
Some of the most important sights, museums & festivals are:
Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai in Vergina in Aiges, the place where Alexander the Great and his father Philip II, were proclaimed kings.
City of ancient Pella & Archeological museum of Pella: It is worth seeing the ruins of the Macedonian kingdom of Pella, the Macedonian tombs and the exhibits.
Archaeological site of Amphipolis and the Monumental Macedonian Burial Complex of Kasta Tumulus.
Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Festivals of Sani, Kassandra in Siviri, Thalassa in Nea Moudania, Polygyros