Experience the richness in culture, nature, folklore, traditions and beautiful national costumes. 8 days visiting the highlights in Macedonia will certainly be a vacation you will remember.

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Day 1.
Arrival in Skopje, transfer via Tetovo and arrival in Mavrovo, national park. Traditionally organized dinner at the Hotel.

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Day 2.
Morning visit to the breeders in the mountain (high 2000m). At the afternoon cycling around the lake of Mavrovo. Dinner and overnight in Mavrovo.

 

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Day 3.
Departure from Mavrovo to Ohrid. Underway visit of the famous monastery from the 12th century Saint Jovan Bigorski and the city of Debar, directly on the border with Albania. After the short break, the travel continuous to Ohrid. Short viewing of the sights of Ohrid. Accommodation in Hotel Bellevue, organized dinner enriched with local music.

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Day 4.
If you take a glance on right from your hotel Biser, you will see a wonderful monastery - the monastery dedicated to Holy Mother of God, and on the south of it the Cave church St. Athanasius, from the 14th century, the bishop of Alexandria. The greatest composition of medieval fine art in the Struga district is preserved inside this church. Today is the day to visit this church. A visit of another Cave church St. Archangel Michael from 13-14th century in Radozda, only 4 km up in the hills and than back to the coast. Struga is the Town of Poetry, an eternal inspiration for poets from all over the world. Since 1962, each year at the second half of August, the Struga Poetry Evenings held in honour of brothers Miladinovci, have gathered poets from all the continents. The Struga Poetry Festival is one of the oldest, largest, and most renowned of its kind in the world. At the spectacular poetic event entitled "Bridges", poets read their works from the bridge under which the River Crni Drim flows out of Lake Ohrid, before an audience of some ten thousand people. Some of the greatest poets of the world are recipients of the Golden Wreath, the highest accolade of the festival.
Struga sightseeing after St. Archangel Michael church visit. The house of Miladinovi brothers, and the Natural History Museum, founded in 1928 by Dr. Nikolay Nezlobinski, the bridges on the river where the festival takes place. Optionally, a visit to the village Vevcani after the lunch brake in Struga. The lunch brake may optionally be taken in Vevcani. Dinner and accommodation in your hotel.

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Day 5.
The road will takes you via the mount Galicica to the Prespa Lake, settled on the other site on this mount which is high 850 m. Continue to Bitola and check in the mount hotel Molika, this day will end with a tasteful traditional dinner in this Hotel, allocated in Pelister mount which is high 1400 m.

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Day 6.
Continue to Krusevo. Underway visit to the town Prilep with his oriental construction. In this city, you can met the famous clock written with the Persian text: “With every clock beat - your life is shorter for one hour”. Pause and free time for lunch. Continue to the town Krusevo located on 1600 m. above the see mirror and familiarization of his rich history. A town where the first insurrection has started against the Ottoman occupation in the middle century. Dinner and overnight in Hotel Montana in Krusevo.

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Day 7.
Transfer to Skopje and check in the Hotel Holiday-Inn. Organized sightseeing of the capital city of Macedonia. Skopje is as a many other city’s in Macedonia an ancient town with a lot of monuments from the different periods of the human history. Skopje can be compared with Cordoba, cross point of different cultures, religions and traditions. Organized dinner with music outside of the Hotel. Overnight with BB in Hotel Holiday-Inn.

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Day 8.
Transfer to the airport.

Minimum participants:  16

Included:

Transfers with modern  minibus, Local guide, 

accommodation in hotels , local guides,tourist fee,

administration and reservation costs and all other elements mentioned in the program text bellow.
Not included:

entrance fee (e.g. museum’s);

You are required to make all the reservations on  info@ohridholidays.com