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In this tour, we will be able to see and experience the quiet part of the country. In the beautiful Eastern region, we will visit Vinica, Lesnovo, Kratovo, and Kuklici. We will be able to walk across the Medievil bridges and streets and hear legends about the Stone Doll wedding.
Visit Ohrid with ease from Skopje on this full-day tour. Depart from your Skopje hotel in a private vehicle. Admire the beauty of Lake Ohrid and learn about the area’s history from your guide. Visit the area’s many churches, including St. Sophia, St. Clement’s Church of the Holy Mother of God Most Glorious, and Plaoshnik, as well as the Roman amphitheater.
This is a tour aimed to explore one of the most important towns in Macedonia, for those with very limited time or even if you are just passing by. The city of Ohrid situated on the shore of the Lake with the same name is one of the oldest human settlements in Europe of the most visited places in the country. In ancient time known by the name of Lychnidos (the City of Light), it became an important trading centre. As an important Christian place of pilgrimage, Ohrid became a place where new styles of fresco and icon painting were found. Ohrid and Lake Ohrid are on the list of world protected heritage sites of UNESCO since 1980.The tour starts with visit of the main square. Than continue with the visits of the old part of the city. We will visit the church of St. Sophia, one of the most important monuments of Macedonia, housing architecture and art from the Middle ages It was built in the 10th century over the foundations of an early Christian basilica.
The driver/guide will pick you up from the hotel or any location of your preference in Skopje. This full day tour will start with a visit to a beautiful medieval monastery in Grachanica (90 km, approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes from Skopje), rebuilt in 1321 on the foundations of an Orthodox church from the 6th century. Then, we drive to Kosovo’s capital Prishtina (20 minutes from Grachanica). We will be able to visit the 26m high clock tower and the National Library. In the Independent House of Kosovo we will find out the story of the former president Ibrahim Rugova in the campaign for independence from Serbia, and see the Newborn Monument from 2008, when Kosovo declared its independence. Sultan Mehmet Fatih Mosque and Jashar Pasha Mosque are two beautiful Ottoman mosques and famous local attractions. Somewhere on the way, we will have lunch. In the end, we drive back to Skopje and will drop you off in any location of your preference in Skopje.
Visiting Kosovo’s main cities of Pristina and Prizen from Macedonia can be tricky unless you hire a car. On this full-day tour, travel comfortably by air-conditioned minivan from your Skopje accommodation and meet your guide in Pristina. Visit landmarks like the Monastery of Gracanica, the Kosovo National Library, the Open Air Archaeological Park, Carshi Mosque, Gazimestan Tower, and more. Head to Prizen and take a walking tour of the Ottoman-era Old Town.
Pristina and Prizen are Kosovo’s two main cities, but it can be tricky to tick both off from Skopje without a car. On this full-day tour, travel from your Skopje hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle. Stop at Gracanica Monastery before making your way to the lively capital city of Pristina. Continue on to the historical city of Prizen. Learn about the area from your guide.
Discover the treasures of Skopje, Mavrovo, and Ohrid with your own private guide on this day-long tour. Visits to the National Park Mavrovo, Monastery St. Jovan Bigorski, and Lake Ohrid are all included, along with commentary about Macedonia's history and sights from your guide. Explore the winding streets of Ohrid city during a walking tour around its churches, theaters, and markets, and then finish the day with a drop-off at your Skopje hotel.
Visiting Nis from Skopje can be tricky without hiring a car. On this full-day tour, travel from your Skopje hotel in a private transfer and admire the scenic views on the drive. Accompanied by a guide, visit Medijana and spend time among the Roman ruins. Take time to stroll around Nis and stop by many of the city’s historical highlights.
On this tour, you can admire the large differences between Macedonia and Albania, in the landscape, culture, art... Until recently, Albania was a very closed country, and now it is a popular travel destination. Although it is a longer ride, it is worth it.
Experience Macedonia’s rich culture and spectacular nature on this all-day excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, visit beautiful Matka Canyon and travel in a small boat to Vrelo, one of the deepest underwater caves in the world. Check out the historic St. Andrej monastery, enjoy a delicious optional lunch, marvel at the Painted Mosque, and stop by an Ottoman-era Teke.
If you want to explore a little further, this is one of the tours that will take you out of Macedonia, and into Bulgaria, to see and experience its capital, Sofia. Although, it’s a longer ride, we will be able to visit the most significant monuments and sites in Sofia, and enjoy in a tasteful lunch and coffee in one of the restaurants in the Central Square.
Though many travelers book direct travel from Skopje to Tirana, it's a shame to rush between these cities, and miss the historic sights in between. With this one-way transfer tour, you not only enjoy easy travel to Tirana, but you stop for a tour of historic Prizren along the way. Explore the old town of this charming Kosovo city, take an included guided tour, and enjoy free time get to get lunch, at your own expense.
Cross the border from Macedonia for a chance to explore Albania on this private tour. Depart from Ohrid and head towards Tirana, Albania’s capital, to visit the National Archeological Museum, the Communist Enver Hoxha Museum, and the Et’hem Bej Mosque. Then, head to the Albanian coast to explore the amphitheater and archeological museum of Durres before heading back to Macedonia.
We will discover two of the most important archaeological sites related to the ancient Macedonian kingdom, departing from Ohrid. We will visit Pella, the birthplace of Alexander the Great, and the historical capital of the ancient kingdom of Macedon. The other destination of this journey is Vergina, the place where the untouched tomb of the Macedonian King Philip II of Macedon (Alexander the Great’s father), was discovered.
From the capital, we are travelling to the main tourist attraction in Macedonia, the town of Ohrid. Ohrid lies on the shores of the oldest lake in Europe, Lake Ohrid. Everywhere in Ohrid, breathtaking views of the Lake will fill your eyes and cameras. Called the Jerusalem on The Balkans, Ohrid is the centre from where Christianity was spread in these lands.
See Skopje and the surrounding area with ease on this full-day tour. Depart from your hotel with a guide and take in views of Skopje from the elevated Museum of Contemporary Art. Visit the fortress and learn about the history of the city from your guide. Stroll through the scenic Old Bazaar. Travel by car or minivan to the village Gorno Nerezi and see the church of St. Pantelejmon. Continue on to Matka Canyon. Walk along the canyon and then take a boat down the river.
Touring Skopje independently may leave you only scratching the surface of the city’s history and cultural heritage. This small-group walking tour ensures a deeper and wider appreciation, with a guide to show you around the new city center and old quarter. Explore the main square, Mother Teresa Memorial House, and Stone Bridge; and delve into the Ottoman-style Old Bazaar district, all while hearing detail and history you’d miss if alone.
Explore and visit the nearest towns across the border in Albania from Ohrid, including one of probably the most rural and undeveloped areas, in Europe. Pogradec, a beautiful town on the shores of the Ohrid Lake; Korcha, a town that collides on the path of the history and modern; and Pustec, the natural untouched shore of the Prespa Lake, separated from the crowded busy world.
The driver/guide will pick you up from your hotel or any other preferred location in Skopje. Our first stop will be the Gadime Cave, also called the Marble Cave. Although a large part of the cave is still unexplored, we will have an organized visit to the part that is open to the public. We will continue our way to Kosovo's capital, and make short sightseeing. We will see some of the city landmarks like the Newborn Monument, the Clock Tower or the Mother Teresa Cathedral. We will then continue our way to Prizren and make our lunch or a coffee break. We will continue with our sightseeing and have a possibility to visit the Museum of Prizren League and the Sinan Pasha Mosque while passing by some of the city landmarks.
Visit Macedonia’s second largest city hassle-free on this private full-day tour from Skopje. Travel by private vehicle from your Skopje hotel and learn about Bitola from a guide. Visit Sveti Dimitrija Church, Yeni Mosque, Yahdar-Kadi Mosque, and Isak Mosque. Take a bus detour to the ancient city of Heraclea Lyncestis and admire the archaeological excavations.
The ideal introduction for first-time visitors, this half-day morning Skopje tour covers the highlights of the Macedonian capital. Stroll through the atmospheric Old Town, ticking off centuries-old, Ottoman-era landmarks. You’ll also learn about the city’s mixed religious heritage with stops at churches and mosques, plus shopping stops at Bit Pazar, a bustling marketplace, and the Bezisten covered bazaar.
On this tour, you can admire the large differences between Macedonia and Albania, in the landscape, culture, art... Until recently, Albania was a closed country, and now it is a popular travel destination. Today, you will see the capital of Albania, Tirana, and the main tourist city in Albania, Durres, settled on the shores of the Adriatic Sea.