Day 1 – Arrival at Skopje airport, meet&greet, transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 2 – breakfast at the hotel will be followed by a guided city tour of Skopje. On our walking tour, we will see the City Museum, the memorial house of Mother Theresa, and will continue to Skopje's Old Town via the symbol of the city, the Stone Bridge. The old town is characterized by an architectural mixture of churches, mosques, inns, baths, and small shops at Bit Pazar, which offer typical handmade souvenirs. The Kale Fortress is situated near the Old Town, on a hill, and offers a picturesque view of the old and new part of the town. After a pleasant walk around the fortress, we will visit The Church of St. Spas (The Holy Saviour), one of the most secret and sacred places in Skopje.
Afternoon at your leisure. You may revisit the Old Bazaar and try a delicious local meal at one of the typical, old-fashioned-style small restaurants.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 3 – OPTIONAL EXCURSION: SKOPJE'S SURROUNDINGS
We will take you on a full-day tour of Skopje's surroundings – a roundtrip through major cultural and historical monuments around Skopje. This tour includes a visit to the Monastery of St. Andrea (14th century), located on shores of Matka Lake, the Monastery of St. Pantelejmon (12th century), famous for its frescoes, the Church of St. Demetrious (14th century), and the Monastery of St. Nikikat (14th century), an important monument of North Macedonian Middle Age architecture and valuable fresco paintings. Finally, we will visit the Ancient Roman City of Skupi and the Old Aqueduct.
Return to Skopje, overnight stay.
Day 4 – After breakfast, free time until the transfer for your flight home