Bulgaria - Macedonia

6 days / Highlights: Sofia - Rila - Melnik - Strumica - Ohrid - Skopje

Services

Roundtrip in a comfortable coach
5x Overnight and breakfast in 3-or 4*-Hotels
4x dinner in our hotels
1x typical macedonian dinner in Skopje
1x winetasting
Admissions
English-speaking tour guide

Best Travel Period

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Travel itinerary

1. Day: Arrival in Sofia

Flight to Sofia. On our city tour we see highlights such as the Turkish mosque, Boyana church or the symbol of the city, the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Diner and overnight in Sofia.

2. Day: Sofia – Rila – Melnik – Strumica

Today we visit the famous Rila Monastery, one of the largest Orthodox monasteries and UNESCO World Heritage site. Then journey to the town of Melnik, the smallest town in Bulgaria. Here we take a break and enjoy the historic sites of the city, at least 96 houses are protected. Then we'll visit the fortress of Melnik, which is a cultural monument of national importance in Bulgaria. In the evening we reach our hotel in the Macedonian city Strumica. Dinner and overnight in the region of Strumica.

3. Day: Strumica – Kavardarci - Bitola

After breakfast we visit the famous waterfalls of Strumica in Smolari. After this we visit the monastery Sv. Leontius in Vodoca near Strumica - world-famous for its frescoes. A wine tasting in the famous wine region around Kavardarci awaits us for lunch. In the afternoon we reach the second largest city in Macedonia - Bitola. We take our hotel in the city centre, then a tour through the charming old town. Dinner and overnight in Bitola.

4. Day: Bitola - Ohrid

In the morning journey from Bitola to Ohrid. The city is a UNESCO World Heritage site. A unique blend of culture and nature awaits you! On our extensive city tour we see highlights such as the fortress of King Samuel or the Cathedral of St. Klement. Ohrid is the religious center of the Orthodox Church. The afternoon is for your own inquiries free. Dinner and overnight in Ohrid.

5. Day: Ohrid – Mavrovo - Skopje

We leave Ohrid and passing the cities of Debar and Mavrovo. We arrive in the Macedonian capital, Skopje. On the way we visit the monastery of Sv. Jovan Bigorski, surrounded by beautiful nature. In Skopje itself, we explore a blend of ancient and modern architecture. Feel the magic of the old Bazaar! In the evening we have a typical Macedonian dinner with music. Overnight in Skopje.

6. Day: Skopje - Departure

Depending on the flighttime, freetime in Skopje. After this transfer to the Airport in Skopje or Sofia.

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