ZAGREB & SKOPJE 7-NIGHT TWIN-CENTRE HOLIDAY

VISIT TWO COUNTRIES DURING THIS TWIN-CENTRE HOLIDAY: START IN ZAGREB, THE BUZZING CAPITAL CITY OF CROATIA AND FINISH IN SKOPJE, THE CAPITAL OF MACEDONIA.

Duration

7 nights/8 days

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Visit two countries during this twin-centre holiday: start in Zagreb, the buzzing capital city of Croatia and finish in Skopje, the capital of Macedonia.

 

Zagreb’s Medieval upper town can be accessed by foot or by funicular. Here you can see the Medieval entrance to Zagreb Old town, the St Mark’s Church on the Parliament Square, remarkable for its colourful roof. Stroll the romantic Strossmayer promenade and enjoy the view over Zagreb lower town.

 

Hit the bars and restaurants in the popular Tkalča street, just next to the Ban Jelačić square or visit the magnificent cathedral and visit the Zagreb Market – Dolac. Zagreb is a home to many interesting museums, some of them being the Archaeological Museum and the Museum of Broken Relationships.

 

After Zagreb, we’ll book you on a Croatia Airlines flight to Skopje in Macedonia from Zagreb Airport. Our driver will pick you up from Skopje Airport and drive you to your hotel in Skopje centre.

 

Spend a few days exploring this exciting capital in the Balkans, with magnificent Macedonia Square and the riverside promenade lined with cafés and restaurants. Visit 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. Take lots of pictures of the historic churches, one of them being the beautiful Monastery of Holy Salvation.

 

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 Zagreb Airport to a hotel in Zagreb centre
     
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    3-night stay at a hotel in Zagreb centre, B&B
     
  •  
    private guided tour of Zagreb
     
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    private taxi transfer from a hotel in Zagreb to Zagreb Airport
     
     
     
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    private taxi transfer from Skopje Airport to a hotel in Skopje centre
     
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    4-night stay at a hotel in Skopje centre, B&B
     
  •  
    private guided tour of Skopje
     
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    private taxi transfer from a hotel in Skopje to Skopje Airport
     

PACKAGE DETAILS

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN ZAGREB

 

Welcome to Zagreb! Our driver will be waiting for you at the airport and drive you to your hotel in Zagreb centre.

Free time to explore Zagreb.

Overnight at a hotel in Zagreb.

 

DAY 2: PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR OF ZAGREB

 

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

Walk the cobbled streets of Zagreb Upper Town and the buzzing Lower Town. On your way, you’ll see the remarkable Medieval Church of St Mark on the Parliament Square, the Zagreb Cathedral, the popular Ban Jelačić Square, the Croatian National Theatre and more.

Free time for dinner and other activities. We are happy to recommend places for lunch/dinner or places to visit!

Overnight at a hotel in Zagreb.

 

DAY 3: ZAGREB (free time)

 

Enjoy your free time in Zagreb, exploring the city and visiting museums and galleries. Alternatively, we can organise one of the day trips for you (see the list below).

 

DAY 4: ZAGREB – SKOPJE

 

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel in Zagreb and drive you to Zagreb Airport for your Croatia Airlines flight to Skopje. Flight duration: 1 h 15 mins

Our driver will pick you up from Skopje Airport and drive you to your hotel in Skopje centre. Free time to explore Skopje.

Overnight at a hotel in Skopje.

 

DAY 5: 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 places to visit!

Overnight at a hotel in Skopje centre.

 

DAY 6: 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 7: 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 8: YOUR TRIP HOME

 

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

 

 

Want to add something to your holiday?

 

 

Recommended day trips and activities from Zagreb:

 

  • Day trip to the Trakošćan Castle
  • Day trip to Bled and Bohinj Lakes in Slovenia
  • Day trip to Postojna Cave in Slovenia
  • Hiking the Medvednica Mountain above Zagreb
  • Day trip to Plitvice Lakes National Park

 

 

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
  • guided day trip to UNESCO-protected Ohrid town & lake
  • gastronomic tour of Skopje Old Bazaar

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