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Skopje city tour - the best of Skopje

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    Our driver will pick you up from your hotel or any location in Skopje, with a comfortable A/C car/minivan and take you to the plateu where the Museum of Contemporary Art located. This offers a wonderful view of the central part of Skopje and here the story about the city begins. Afterwards, the Fortress Kale is visited. What follows is a visit to the Mustapha Pasha Mosque, and then the Church of the Holy Saviour. Another  visit is the one to the Museum of Macedonia which consists of three parts: an icon gallery, and an ethnological and historical departments. Then we continue our stroll through the Old Bazaar where two more caravanserais can be seen Turkish Baths - Chifte Hammam and Daut Pasha Hammam, dating back to the 15th century. The tour continues towards the modern part of the city on the right bank of the River Vardar. Before we cross the Stone Bridge, which is one of the oldest landmarks of Skopje, we can see the Holocaust Memorial Centre and the Museum of the Macedonian Struggle for Independence, IMRO and the Victims of Communism. On the other bank of the river is the main square Macedonia, with a lot of new statues and monuments. We walk along the main street Macedonia which connects the square to the Old Railway Station. We stay for a short visit to the Memorial House of Mother Teresa and end our tour in front of the Museum of the City of Skopje situated in the building of the Old Railway Station, which was  partially destroyed by the earthquake in 1963. middle of Mount Vodno from where you continue by cable-car system to the Millennium Cross and back to middle Vodno. Once back at middle Vodno you continue by the car/minivan to the village Gorno Nerezi, to see the church St. Pantelejmon. The tour continues with a visit to the canyon Matka, about 17 km from Skopje, continue to walk along the bank of the River Treska - which is famous for the competitions in kayaking that take place on it. We follow the path that goes by the dam and the man-made lake Matka and we reach the Monastery of St. Andrew.  After this we go on a boat ride on the canyon Matka (8km long) and we enjoy the magnificent surroundings, the scents of the flora and the songs of the numerous birds that live here. Visiting the cave Vrelo. If we are lucky, we will be able to see some wild animals like ducklings swimming in the lake, or a wild boar, a hare, or the like. After the visit of canyon Matka, back to Skopje for a walking tour through the old and new part of the town.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    All hotels and private accommdoations
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Inclusions
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Dress code is formal
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    A friend and I booked the private day tour of Skopje. We were met by our wonderful driver first thing in the morning and given the full package deal throughout the course of the day. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and was also extremely flexible with what we wanted to do
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    I want to thank this company for being able to provide these tour options. The tours provided are highly interesting and you will learn a lot of knowledge, through the tour guides provided. Special thanks to Suzana, Biljana and Magdalena, who really their specialities of their
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    We had a marvelous time with Suzana Sich, our tour guide of the capital city of Macedonia as well as the beautiful canyon called Matka, about 1/2 hour away from Skopje. Suzana was extremely knowledgeable and professional. She spoke excellent English and was a great
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