SKOPJE & OHRID TWIN-CENTRE HOLIDAY

Visit Skopje, the exciting capital city of Macedonia and Ohrid, the country's most popular summer destination.

Duration

7 nights/8 days

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From £580

Start this exciting holiday in Skopje, the capital of Macedonia. Explore the new parts of the city, with magnificent Macedonia Square and river side promenade lined with cafés and restaurants, and then continue to Skopje’s Old Town, including Old Bazaar and Kale Fortress. Cross the historic Stone bridge, visit the Turkish trading inns, the Mustafa Pasha Mosque and the Kale Fortress. Visit the historic churches, one of them being the beautiful Monastery of Holy Salvation.

 

From Skopje, head towards the beautiful UNESCO-protected Ohrid Lake and town, Macedonia’s favourite summer destination and a place of great historic importance. Ohrid Old Town with the narrow streets and countless cafés and restaurants is a perfect place to spend the warm summer nights. This historic city has been inhabited since the prehistoric times, and the lake is one of the oldest in the world.

 

Ohrid is famous for the great nightlife and crystal-clear waters offering refreshment during hot summer days. Ohrid Summer Festival attracts people from all over the region and the world every year. The artists perform in the Roman theatre and other beautiful lakeside venues.

 

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 guided tour of Skopje
     
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    private taxi transfer from your hotel in Skopje to your hotel in Ohrid (with an optional stop at Mavrovo National Park)
     
  •  
    4-night stay at a hotel in Ohrid centre
     
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    private guided tour of Ohrid
     
  •  
    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 GUIDED TOUR OF SKOPJE

 

 

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

 

 

During this tour, you’ll have a chance to learn about the long and rich Macedonian history and the role of Skopje in the country’s development. Walk the Macedonia Street, the most popular street in Skopje, visit the Memorial house of Mother Theresa who was born in Skopje and the magnificent Square Macedonia. Cross the Medieval Stone Bridge over the Vardar River, visit the 15th century Kapan An, the Old Bazaar and the Medieval Kale Fortress.

 

 

After the tour, enjoy your free time in Skopje.

 

 

We are happy to recommend places for lunch/dinner or museums and churches to visit!

 

 

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 – MAVROVO NATIONAL PARK* – OHRID (transfer time: approx. 2 h 45 mins)

 

 

Today, we’ll organise a transfer from your hotel in Skopje to your hotel in Ohrid. *Optional stop at Mavrovo National Park.

 

 

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

 

 

Overnight at a hotel in Ohrid centre.

 

 

DAY 5: PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR OF OHRID

 

 

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.

 

 

Free afternoon to explore Ohrid.

 

 

Overnight at a hotel in Ohrid.

 

 

DAY 6: 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 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.

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