1 Day Tour of Skopje and Matka Lake
Skopje is marked by its turbulent history and rich culture. As you walk through its cobblestone streets you will experience all the sensations of this ancient Macedonian city.
A grand fortress bears proudly over the city, reminding you of its rich cultural heritage that has been shaped by kings, revolutionaries and generals over thousands of years. Skopje - a cultural and economic hub, a city where modern meets ancient times, a city that will enlighten, intrigue and leave you asking questions - a city you will never forget.
•Tour of Skopje - tour starts at 09:00 in front of the museum of Skopje:
oMuseum of the city of Skopje - old central train station destroyed by the earthquake
oStreet Macedonia - - the most famous street in Skopje
oMemorial house of Mother Theresa - Mother Theresa was born in Skopje
oSquare Macedonia - the biggest square in Macedonia
oThe Stone Bridge - the medieval Roman style bridge in Skopje
oDaut Pasha Hammam - 15th century bath house - nowadays National Art Museum
oKapan An - 15th century "han" built in the times of Ottoman Empire
•Lunch at the restaurant in Old Bazaar
oSt. Savior church - the church of the revolutionary Goce Delcev
oSkopje fortress - Kale - biggest medieval fortress in Skopje
•Departure for Matka Canyon - area of untouched natural scenery
oSightseeing at the location and boat ride on Matka lake to cave Vrelo and Monastery St. Andrea's
•Arrive back to Skopje and end of tour
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 8 hours
Two cars by four seats.
- One Volkswagen 5 seats, year 2007.
- One Honda CRV 4x4 5 4 seats, year 2003.
- Or Volkswagen transporter 8+1 seats, year 2007.
All of them are modern clean and have AC.
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My extended family of Macedonian Canadians took the day long tour of Skopje today. Our guides Vlado and Gotce were prompt knowledgeable and friendly. We were able to relax and rely on our guides to direct the tour and respond to our every request. Thanks Vlado