- Култура и традиција
Skopje and Ohrid
Wed, 06/30/2010 - 15:30
Day 1 Skopje
Departure from the hotel.
Sightseeing Skopje, panoramic drive around the city center, Old Skopje Railway station, Macedonian parliament, The Government building. Walking tour Old Skopje, the Fortress Kale with a panoramic view of the city, Old Skopje Bazaar, Mustafa-Pasha mosque, the Museum of Macedonia ( the History, Ethnology and Archeology museums).
Tour continue at the church of Sv. Spas (The Church of Holly Salvation). Optional lunch at the restaurant in Skopje Old city (Charshija).
Afternoon visit of Matka gorge, a natural park at the vicinity of Skopje.The valley of Treska river with Matka lake and Monastery of St Andrew are just some of Matka sights.
Back to the hotel. O/N in Skopje.
Day 2 Skopje - Tetovo -Ohrid
Departure in a morning.
Arrival in Tetovo and visit of the Painted (Alaja) mosque. Drive towards Gostivar and Kicevo with one stop over.
After arrival in Ohrid, an `Old city` walking tour starts with visit of the Church of Mother of God - Peribleptos and the Icon gallery. The tour continues to the Tzar Samuil fortress, located the top of the hill, with a spectacular view over the city.
Nearby, on Plaosnik locality is the foundation of the Early Christian basilica and the soon rebuilt Church of St. Klement - the city patron. Аfter the visit of the cathedral church of St. Sofia and lunch brake, the tour continues with a drive along the lake coast, to the south part of the lake, where the Monastery complex of St. Naum is founded. Visit of the Monastery of Sv.Naum and the nearby chapel of Sv. Petka. As a final surprise in this tour - a spectacular boat cruise above the springs of river Crn Drim.
Late afternoon drive back to Skopje. Arrival in Skopje in the evening.