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 enjoy being in nature, if you want to know and see more than the usual, if you want an experience beyond what every tourist does in Skopje, then go for our Canyon Matka tour and have a day to remember! Just sit and relax by the lake with a spectacular view on the cliffs in front of you, go on a boat tour to admire the tranquility of the canyon and visit the Vrelo Cave, enjoy a nice meal on the terass of the restaurant over the lake, rent a kayak and try your kayaking skills or simply explore the beautiful nature on the trails around!
During this half-day spent in nature you will feel as been somewhere far from the city but not a dozen kilometers away from it! The canyon Matka, one of the most popular outdoors destinations in the surrounding of Skopje, authentic nature, presented by the many endemic species of plants, animals and butterflies will make you want to come again!
The naturally beautiful region of Mavrovo can be tricky to visit from Skopje without hiring a car. On this full-day tour, visit with ease and learn about the area from a guide. Depart from your Skopje hotel and learn about Mavrovo and its National Park on the way. Visit the monasteries of St. Jovan Bigorski and Rajcica and admire the stalactites and stalagmites at Sharko Cave. Enjoy a traditional Macedonian lunch.
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.
Explore the Millennium Cross and Matka Canyon on this half-day tour from Skopje. Travel from the historic Skopje Fortress to Vodno Mountain with a guide, then take the cable car to the Millennium Cross — widely considered among Skopje top attractions. Explore the village of Gorno Nerezi and admire beautiful Byzantine frescoes in the Church of St Panteleimon. Head deep into the Matka Canyon — home to ancient caves and medieval monasteries — then travel in comfort to Porta Macedonia.
With a local, English-speaking guide, explore Skopje, the capital of Macedonia. Learn about the city’s storied history of Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman rule, and see both the old and new parts of the city. The tour hits several highlights including the Stone Bridge, Matka Canyon, Skopje Fortress, the Archaeological Museum of Macedonia, and much more.
Donkey Safari tour in village of Kuratica (Ohrid), “Live a traditional day, dare! With us cheer and play!”
Enter a Macedonian traditional house, go and live close to the nature, as it had been lived centuries ago, go back into the good past times. An enchanting beautiful walk around the area of the mountain village Kuratica ( 22km. from Ohrid) and it`s surroundings nature. Introduction in a traditional custom, cloths, the village`s spirit and culture. Our guests you will have the chance to taste traditional food and ride a donkey.
The Macedonian town of Odrid and its lake—both UNESCO World Heritage–listed—sit 106 miles (171 km) to the south of Skopje. With this full-day tour, spin through the Macedonian countryside and reach Odrid with ease, and explore with your private guide. Discover top attractions such as the Gallery of Icons, 4th-century Samuel's Fortress, and St. Sofija church, and gain insight into centuries of Macedonian history. Enjoy free time to stroll along the lakeside, and perhaps browse the traditional pearl jewelry shops for which Ohrid is famous.
A picturesque trail leading to panoramic spots with a rare opportunity to see some of the rich flora and fauna of the Galicica Mountain. The visit of two forgotten villages, which tell their own story, will send you back in time.
Taste local Macedonian cuisine and learn how to cook a traditional lunch on this culinary tour and class. Depart from your Skopje hotel in an air-conditioned coach and make you way to Kratovo, where you will visit a local market with your hosts. Afterwards, head to your hosts’ house and learn how to make a Macedonian meal in their kitchen.
Discover the UNESCO-listed landscapes of Lake Ohrid on this private tour and explore the entire lakeside in one day. Visit historic sites including St. Naum Monastery and the Bay of Bones, cross the Albanian border to the lakefront towns of Tushemishte and Pogradec, and see the Poetry Bridge and the Old Bazaar in Struga.
Break up your travel from Skopje to Tirana with a half-day tour of Ohrid. Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned vehicle from your Skopje hotel to Lake Ohrid. With a guide, explore the harbor area and the many churches that dot the town, including St. Sophia, St. Clement’s Church of the Holy Mother of God Most Glorious, and St. Pantelejmon. After your tour, continue on to your Tirana hotel.
Our sightseeing transfers will enable you enjoy in the marvelous landscapes, driving through mountains and valleys, by rivers and lakes. It will show you how architecture and life differ from village to village, from town to town!
The sightseeing transfers are pleasant, touring drives that give you the opportunity of exploring and visiting beautiful sites in Macedonia that otherwise would have been missed out.
Our Sightseeing transfer from Skopje to Ohrid via National Park Mavrovo is an excellent chance to see one of the most beautiful mosques, the Painted Mosque in Tetovo, then enjoy driving through the National Park Mavrovo, visit St. Jovan Bigorski Monastery with its exceptional wooden iconostasis, you will have an option for a stop for local, tasty lunch at the picturesque village Jance, you will be driven along Debar and Globocica Lakes and along the purest river Radika. Just before arriving to Ohrid, you will pass through the second biggest town on Ohrid Lake, Struga.
Learn to cook like a local at a picturesque winery in the the Macedonian countryside. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel in a private coach to Popova Kula in the picturesque town of Demir Kapija. Pick up ingredients at a local market and prepare a delicious lunch after learning the basics of Macedonian cuisine alongside an informative host. Savor your creation and bring the recipe home to share.
This is a creative, educational, entertaining, interactive VR Tour with online quizzes and discussions to spice up the virtual exploration of Macedonia's most notable landmarks. The panoramic 360-degree photos offer an authentic experience in exploring both exteriors and interiors, accompanied with an enjoyable fun-fact oriented narrative that enhances the participant's immersion during the visits to the locations. It's an excellent way to get to know the country before you actually travel there! Enjoy it.
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.
See two of Bulgaria’s religious treasures and another in Macedonia on this full-day tour from Sofia. Admire Sofia’s Boyana Church, a UNESCO-listed gem famed for its 13th-century frescoes, and then travel to the rural Zemen Monastery, a medieval complex graced with murals and portraits of Bulgarian nobles. Finally, cross into Macedonia to the mountainside Osogovo Monastery, considered one of the country’s most beautiful. Lunch, Boyana and Zemen admission, and Sofia hotel pickup and drop-off included.
With just one day to explore the lakeside resort of Ohrid, a private tour means you can customize your itinerary and enjoy the undivided attention of your guide. This full-day tour checks off all the highlights of the UNESCO-listed town, including St. Naum Monastery, Samoil’s fortress, the Bay of Bones, and magnificent views of Lake Ohrid.
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.
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.
Macedonia tour or original name “BEAUTIFUL” Macedonia Tоur included visiting all main tourist atraction in Macedonia, including major city SKopje, National park Mavrovo and No1 tourist destination in Macedonia - Ohrid with wonderfull and beautifull Ohrid lake
Tour starts from VIP Arena Sports Center Boris Trajkovski, then we ride through few suburbs of Skopje reaching the point where River Treska is merging with River Vardar known as Sastav.
From here we ride through Park in Saraj wich was very famous weekend destination in 1980s.
From Saraj we ride to village Krushopek and Shisevo. When we reach village of Shisevo we ride near River Treska on the beautiful single track that ends near to Matka Power Plant - first power plant built in Macedonia which is still in use. On Matka Canyon there are lots of additional activities such as: boat trip to Cave Vrelo (one of the deepest underwater caves in the world), kayaking, hiking to the Saint Nikola Shishevski Monastery from XIV century and rock climbing. Also, there is option for lunch in local restaurant near Matka.
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.
Want a comprehensive look at Skopje with the benefit of your own guide? This private half-day walking tour provides a complete round-up of the sights with the personalized insight of a private guide. Discover the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman heritage of Macedonia’s capital and explore both sides of the city: seeing the ‘Skopje 2014’ monuments, Macedonia Square, Stone Bridge, Old Bazaar, Kale Fortress, and more. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.