MACEDONIA FOOD & WINE 7-NIGHT HOLIDAY

This tasty package holiday to Macedonia is a real treat for all food and wine lovers!

Duration

3 nights/4 days

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From £690

This tasty package holiday to Macedonia is a real treat for all food and wine lovers! Macedonian traditional cuisine is a wonderful mix of Slavic and Ottoman influences and Macedonian wines of Tikveš region easily match some of the better-known wines from the Balkans.

 

 

Start this food & wine holiday in Skopje, the capital of Macedonia. Explore the new parts of the city, with magnificent Macedonia Square and riverside promenade lined with cafés and restaurants, and then continue to Skopje’s Old Town, including the Old Bazaar where you’ll taste some of the best Macedonian dishes on your guided tour.

 

 

From Skopje, we’ll transfer you to the famous Popova Kula Winery, where you’ll spend two days relaxing among the green hills of this southern Macedonian region and tasting excellent wine.

 

 

From Popova Kula, head towards the beautiful UNESCO-protected Ohrid Lake and town, Macedonia’s favourite summer destination and a place of great historic importance. Enjoy a guided tour of Ohrid and wine tasting experience we’ll organise for you. Spend your time here exploring Ohrid Old Town, visiting the Monastery of St Naum by boat or relaxing on the beach.

 

 

Note: the stated price is based on a minimum of 2 people travelling together.
Please note the proposed itinerary can be changed according to your wishes

Why Visit Macedonia?

 

  • Lots of sunshine in spring and summer
  • Easy to get around
  • Affordable prices to suit every budget
  • Many historic and cultural sights
  • Convenient to combine with your trip to other parts of Europe
  • Very warm, welcoming people

 

 

Why Travel with Macedonia Holidays?

 

  • Hands-on knowledge of the destination
  • We work with Macedonian-speaking travel experts
  • Affordable prices to suit every budget
  • Useful advice on Macedonia and the region
  • Dedicated customer service

 

 

Useful Facts

 

  • Capital city: Skopje
  • Currency: Macedonian Denar (MKD)
  • Language: Macedonian
  • Local Time: Macedonia is one hour ahead of GMT/ UK time
  • Flight duration to Macedonia: 3 hours from London Airports
  • Nearby countries: Serbia, Greece, Bulgaria, Albania, Kosovo
  • Drives on the: right side

INCLUDED

  • private taxi transfer from Skopje Airport to your hotel in Skopje
     
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    3-night hotel stay in Skopje, B&B
     
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    private gastro tour of Skopje Old Bazaar
     
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    private taxi transfer from your hotel in Skopje to Popova Kula Winery & Hotel
     
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    1-night hotel stay at Popova Kula Winery & Hotel
     
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    gastronomic wine tasting at Popova Kula Winery (5 different types of wine & a meal)
     
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    private taxi transfer from Popova Kula Winery to your hotel in Ohrid (optional stop in Bitola)
     
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    3-night stay at a hotel in Ohrid centre
     
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    private guided tour of Ohrid
     
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    wine tasting experience in Ohrid
     
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    private taxi transfer from your hotel in Ohrid to Ohrid Airport
     

PACKAGE DETAILS

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN SKOPJE

 

 

Welcome to Skopje! Our driver will be waiting for you at the airport and drive you to your hotel in Skopje. Free time to explore the city.

 

 

Overnight at a hotel in Skopje centre.

 

 

DAY 2: PRIVATE GASTRO TOUR OF SKOPJE OLD BAZAAR

 

 

Today, we’ll organise a private gastro tour of Skopje Old Bazaar.

 

 

During this full-day tour, you’ll taste the best Macedonian dishes, all served in different restaurants and cafés situated around Old Bazaar.
The tour includes the typical Macedonian breakfast, followed by sightseeing of the Old Bazaar and surrounding historical buildings and sites. Enjoy a coffee or tea break and then some more exploring!

 

 

On this tour, you’ll also visit the Kale Fortress. Halfway through the tour, your guide will take you to a restaurant for a light Macedonian lunch, followed by a dessert. In the end of the tour, enjoy a rich dinner including a traditional meat dish and a dessert. Note: the duration of this tour can be altered according to your wishes!

 

 

After the tour, enjoy your free time in Skopje.

 

 

Overnight at a hotel in Skopje centre.

 

 

DAY 3: SKOPJE (free time)

 

 

Enjoy your free time in Skopje. We can organise one of the day trips and excursions for you (see the list below).

 

 

Overnight at a hotel in Skopje centre.

 

 

DAY 4: SKOPJE – VELES – POPOVA KULA WINERY & HOTEL (transfer time: approx. 1 h 30 mins)

 

 

Today, we’ll organise a transfer from your hotel in Skopje to Popova Kula Winery, the boutique vineyard situated among hills of Demir Kapija. You’ll stay in a hotel with wonderful views over the vineyard. Apart from wine tasting, various hiking tours can be organized here.

 

 

In the afternoon, we’ll organise a gastronomic wine tasting experience for you. Taste five different types of wine followed with a meal.

 

 

Overnight at Popova Kula Hotel.

 

 

DAY 5: POPOVA KULA – BITOLA* – OHRID (transfer time: approx. 2 h 45 mins)

 

 

Today, we’ll organise a transfer from Popova Kula Winery to Ohrid for you.

 

 

*Optional stop in the city of Bitola to visit the town and centre and the archaeological site of Heraclea Lyncestis, an Ancient settlement dating back to the Hellenistic period.

 

 

Arrival in Ohrid & transfer to your hotel. Free time to explore Ohrid.

 

 

Overnight at a hotel in Ohrid centre.

 

 

DAY 6: PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR OF OHRID & WINE TASTING

 

 

Today, we’ll organise a private guided tour of Ohrid for you.

 

 

Our guide will pick you up from your and take you on a guided tour of this historic town and beautiful lake. Take a walk around the Ohrid lake and the cobbled streets of Ohrid Hill. On your way, you’ll visit the magnificent Byzantine churches, the Old Bazaar and Old Town, the Tsar Samoil’s Fortress, the Ancient Theatre of Ohrid and the St Jovan Kaneo’s Church, where you’ll enjoy the most spectacular view of the lake.

 

 

The tour will be followed by a wine tasting experience in one of Ohrid’s wineries.

 

 

Free afternoon to explore Ohrid.

 

 

Overnight at a hotel in Ohrid.

 

 

DAY 7: OHRID (free time)

 

 

Enjoy your free time in Ohrid. We can organise one of the day trips and excursions for you (see the list below).

 

 

Overnight at a hotel in Ohrid centre.

 

 

DAY 8: YOUR TRIP HOME

 

 

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel in Ohrid and drive you to Ohrid Airport for your trip home.

 

 

Want to add something to your holiday?

 

Recommended day trips from Skopje:

  • guided day trip to Matka Canyon with a boat ride on Matka Lake
  • guided day trip to visit the Church of St Pantelejmon and Roman Aqueduct
  • guided day trip to the Ancient city of Stobi
  • guided day trip to Kuklica and Kratovo
  • guided day trip to Mavrovo National Park

 

 

Recommended day trips from Ohrid:

  • A visit to the nearby Galičica National Park
  • guided boat trip to the Monastery of St Naum
  • guided day trip to Mavrovo National Park
  • guided day trip to the historic city of Bitola and the Prespa Lake

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