The Capitol of the country and the capitol of history Skopje and Ohrid
6 days – 5 nights tour
Day 1 Skopje airport – Skopje
After arrival in Macedonia meeting with the tour manager who accompanied you during your stay. Transfer to Ohrid for overnight stay.
Day 2 Ohrid
Breakfast. After breakfast, we will start this morning with sightseeing of Ohrid who is like journey through the centuries where you can feel the spirit of every civilization which has been in Ohrid during the 2500 years long history. In three hours walking tour you can see a lot of monuments and hear a lot of stories about the Churches museums, fortress, ancient theater, architecture and crafts. In the afternoon free time in downtown Ohrid. Overnight in hotel.
Day 3 Ohrid - St.Naum - Struga - Ohrid
Breakfast. After the breakfast, full day excursion to the monastery of St.Naum and the second city on the lake Struga. Only 30 kilometers of Ohrid on the most southern point of the Ohrid Lake built on the high rock over the lake is Monastery dedicated to Saint Naum. Reconstructed church from the 16th century with his remaining from the century before together with springs of the river Black Drim makes this attraction the most visited place in Macedonia. Afterwards we will visit the city of Struga, well known by the largest poetry gathering in the world – Struga poetry evenings. A short stroll through the city old bazar before returning to the hotel. Tonight we will enjoy in delicious food accompanied with Macedonian Folk show and live music.
Day 4 Ohrid – Bitola – Tikveh winery - Skopje
Breakfast. After the breakfast, the journey will take us to the second largest city of Macedonia – city of Bitola. Walking through the longest pedestrian street in the country, you will feel high level of culture in the traditional style, surrounded with old architecture. Very old mosques, churches, clock tower, trade center from XV cen. and old bazar will take your attention, so you will enjoy in every second spent there. Lot of cafes and restaurants are in the program :). No more history, it’s time for tasting food and good wine. For that purpose, we will visit one of the largest winery in South Eastern Europe – Tikves Kavadarci. Proceed to Skopje for overnight.
Day 5 Skopje
Breakfast. After the breakfast, the day will begin with tour of the capitol. River Vardar divides the city into two parts. Old and traditional, ottoman architecture with museums, churches, mosques, hammam and An in the right bank of the river are witness of the old history. But, sightseeing is not finished here because the famous Stone Bridge connect the old with new part of the city. In the other bank of river Vardar are square, pedestrian street, trade centers, restaurants, cafes and House of Mother Teresa. Free afternoon. Farewell dinner in a national restaurant. Overnight.
Day 6 Skopje – Skopje Airport
Breakfast. After the breakfast departure from hotel to the international airport Skopje.
The 6 days The capitol of the county and the capitol of history Tour includes:
- Bus transport according to the program
- 5 overnights in 3* and 4* star hotels according to the program ( bed and breakfast or half board )
- Local guide accompanying the group for the full time of the program