Short Balkan Tours

meteora

Day 1: Skopje - Ohrid

After arrival in Skopje, we will begin with tour of the capitol. River Vardar divides the city into two parts. Old and traditional, ottoman architecture with museums, churches, mosques, hammam and An in the right bank of the river are witness of the old history. But, sightseeing is not finished here because the famous Stone Bridge connect the old with new part of the city. In the other bank of river Vardar are square, pedestrian street, trade centers, restaurants, cafes and House of Mother Teresa. To reach the Ohrid we will be passing through western part of Macedonia and enjoy in the beautiful landscape.

Day 2: Ohrid - St Naum - Ohrid

We will start this morning with sightseeing of Ohrid who is like journey through the centuries where you can feel the spirit of every civilization which has been in Ohrid during the 2500 years long history. In three hours walking tour you can see a lot of monuments and hear a lot of stories about the Churches museums, fortress, ancient theater, architecture and crafts. Only 30 kilometers of Ohrid on the most southern point of the Ohrid Lake built on the high rock over the lake is Monastery dedicated to Saint Naum. Reconstructed church from the 16th century with his remaining from the century before together with springs of the river Black Drim makes this attraction the most visited place in Macedonia. Tonight we will enjoy in delicious food accompanied with Macedonian Folk show and live music.

Day 3: Ohrid - Edessa - Thessaloniki

Full day excursion to Greece the country who is often called the cradle of Western civilizations. Before we reach the Co - capital and second important city, city of Thessaloniki we will stop to “City of waters” the nickname of Edessa and visit the magnificent waterfalls. Arrival in Thessaloniki and proceed to the sightseeing of the town. The ruins of Roman Emperor Galerius, 4th century palace include the Rotunda that has been both a church and a mosque. Continue to the port and city’s landmark the White Tower. Free time in the center for walk or shopping. Returning back in Ohrid.

Day 4: Monastery Complex Meteori - Kalambaka

Full day excursion and trip to Meteora who offers the unique experience of nature’s grandeur in conjunction with history, architecture and man’s everlasting desire to connect with the Divine. The gigantic rocks of Meteora are perched above the town of Kalambaka, at a height of 400 meters. The summits are decorated with historical monasteries, included in the World Heritage List of UNESCO. Visit one of the 6 monasteries who made through the centuries. Returning back to Thessaloniki and have dinner in traditional Greek restaurant.

Day 5: Thessaloniki - Thessaloniki Airport

Tour finishes after breakfast and transfer to airport.