Including walking tours in Skopje and Ohrid
+ complementary visit to Matka valley
Do you want to visit two most famous cities in Macedonia?
The perfect combination while you are here.
09:00 Morning walk in the city center and Skopje Old Bazaar with our experienced
and professional tour guide. You will pass by and visit the Memorial house of
Mother Teresa (inside) and her statue at the main pedestrian zone in Skopje;
Gate Macedonia and the main square in Skopje; The Fountain and the sculpture
of The Warrior on Horse representing Alexander the Great; Remains of Old Skopje
railway station (from outside); The Macedonian parliament and the park
dedicated to a woman; The Stone bridge – symbol of Skopje; The new Archeological museum
(from outside); The Museum of Macedonian struggle (from outside); The Holocaust museum
(from outside) Old Skopje Bazaar with its unique architecture and craftsman shops
Church of St Spas (The Holy Salvation) with its unique iconostasis from 19th century (inside)
Skopje Fortress Kale (inside)
11:00 You will be picked up by our driver to visit Matka valley. A lot of possibilities to escape
from city life here – you can take a boat trip to the entrance of cave Vrelo or alternatively,
hop aboard a kayak or raft and see river Treska canyon by water.
Or simply you can walk along the lake and enjoy the nature. Coffee break at nearby restaurant.
15:00 long distance transfer to Ohrid. In less than 3 hours drive and one coffee stop, you will arrive in Ohrid.
Overnight in hotel in Ohrid.
09:00 Ohrid walking tour will start this day.
Because of the religious importance and its numerous churches and monasteries,
Ohrid is also famous under the name “Macedonian Jerusalem”.
According the history facts, there used to be 365 churches – a church for each day! In 12th century,
the city was also the seat of Archbishop of Ohrid.
Since 1979 the city and the lake of Ohrid are under protection of UNESCO.
Do not miss to have a nice panoramic picture from Ohrid fortress
and to visit remains of the first Slavic university in the Balkans,
today founded at Holy area of Plaoshnik. You will go inside the recently rebuild Church of St Clement
and pass by the unique church of St. John – Kaneo and visit the cathedral 10th century church , St. Sofia.
Free time lunch at some of many traditional restaurants by Ohrid lake.
Long distance drive back to Skopje in the afternoon.
End of the tour in Skopje
7 days before departure
Tour code: 1201
Duration: Two days
Price: 159 € per person
Tour starts at: 08:30 (pick up time 08:15-08:30)
Tour ends at: 19:00 (subject of road conditions)
Tour starts from:
in front of Mother Teresa memorial house
Minimum passengers: 2 per tour
Maximum passengers: 6 per tour
Please note that this is scheduled tour,
which means you may join a group of other travelers. This tour is also offered as private tour, with flexible dates and departure times.
Contact us for more information.