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:
o Museum of the city of Skopje - old central train station destroyed by the earthquake
o Street Macedonia - - the most famous street in Skopje
o Memorial house of Mother Theresa - Mother Theresa was born in Skopje
o Square Macedonia - the biggest square in Macedonia
o The Stone Bridge - the medieval Roman style bridge in Skopje
o Daut Pasha Hammam - 15th century bath house - nowadays National Art Museum
o Kapan An - 15th century "han" built in the times of Ottoman Empire
• Lunch at the restaurant in Old Bazaar
o St. Savior church - the church of the revolutionary Goce Delcev
o Skopje fortress - Kale - biggest medieval fortress in Skopje
• Departure for Matka Canyon - area of untouched natural scenery
o Sightseeing 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 Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Door to door service.
End location: Door to door service.
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.
• Me as your qualified and experienced English speaking tour guide
• Transportation to the Canyon Matka
• Tour of Skopje and Matka
• Entrance fees for St. Savior church, St.Andrea's
• Drinks and meals
• Accommodation in hotel
. Optional Cable Gondola to Millennium croast
. Boat to cave vrelo on Matka lake, 60 min.
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Vlado was unable to take us on tour so organised alternate guides who were very knowledgeable and spoke excellent English