Meetings and social gatherings with local residents - greetings with Turkish coffee, lunch in a local family... Authentic, local experience - food in the best traditional restaurants, tasting the unique Macedonian wines, of which some have already been recognized and established by world wine experts, and some are still to be discovered... Additional values that go beyond the ordinary experience - hearing the story about the Macedonian ruby, meet with the official photographer for the festival Struga Poetry Evenings and share his unique expirience...
1st d: SKOPJE
2nd d: SKOPJE – TETOVO –ST. JOHN BIGORSKI - KALISTA - STRUGA - OHRID (190 km)
3rd d: OHRID – St. NAUM
4th d: OHRID – RESEN, PODMOCANI - HERACLEA – BITOLA – KAVADARCI - DEMIR KAPIJA (180 km)
5thd: DEMIR KAPIJA – SKOPJE
Arrival in Skopje. Meeting with а local guide.
Breakfast. Guided walking tour of Skopje: Kale Fortress, located in the old town. Тhe Mosque Mustafa Pasha, the church St. Spas- St. Savior or Ascension with the incredible iconostasis high six meters and long ten meters, made entirely by carving by brothers Filipovski between 1819-1824. Visit of the ancient Muslim quarter. Stroll through the Old Bazaar and the Stone Bridge which has acquired this status of symbol not only for its historical value, but also because it connects two very different parts of the city. Visit the archaeological museum. Having unique experience to meet Deko who will tell you the story of the Macedonian Rubin, you will feel his passionate dedication to what he is doing, he is one of our nowadays heroes. Visit the Memorial Center dedicated to Mother Teresa as well as her birthplace, and then the old train station of the city. In the afternoon, stroll through the modern part of the city and visit St. Clement's Cathedral of Ohrid painted by Slavco Brezovski. It is dedicated in August 1990. Free time for shopping in Skopje. Welcome dinner with traditional music in the local restaurant with a special menu. D
*Depending on the time of arrival of travellers.