Small-Group Day Tour to Skopje, North Macedonia from Sofia, Bulgaria

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12 hours
English, and Italian
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Discover the vibrant culture of North Macedonia on a day tour to Skopje from Sofia. Travel comfortably in a private vehicle to explore landmarks and dive into the region's rich historical heritage. This small group tour offers a unique opportunity to experience another captivating Balkan capital in just one day.

With a duration of 12 hours, it's the perfect way to enrich your experience in Sofia. Travelers have rated this tour 4.6 out of 5 stars in 266 reviews.

Begin your day tour in a drive from Sofia to Skopje, learning about Balkan history from a Bulgarian point of view. Upon arrival in Skopje, a local guide will share the Macedonian side of history and showcase landmarks like the Old Fortress and Sultan Murat Mosque. Explore the bustling Old Bazaar, a hub of historic Ottoman trade. Gain insights into Yugoslavia's past and Skopje's contemporary life.

Cross the Vardar River on the medieval Stone Bridge to begin exploring Skopje's new areas. View the statues of Alexander the Great and Phillip II in Macedonia Square and learn about their histories. Visit the Memorial House of Mother Teresa to explore her impactful legacy. The tour ends with 2 hours of free time for lunch and exploration before heading back to Sofia.

Throughout the experience, a knowledgeable expert will guide you, offering valuable insights and information. The activity is offered in 2 languages: English, and Italian.

Please note that the tour does not include food and drinks. Additionally, the tour does not offer wheelchair accessibility. Remember these considerations as you plan your trip to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience.

The starting point for this full-day tour is located in Sofia. Your experience comes with the option of a custom pickup location, meaning you can get picked up from your hotel or a destination of your choosing. The first tour departure is at 8:00.

Don't forget to bring your passport with you, as the tour involves crossing the border from Bulgaria to North Macedonia. It's also important to check if you need a visa to enter North Macedonia, depending on your nationality.

Please be aware that the maximum group size for this experience is 15 people. We recommend you review the "Included" and/or "Good to know" sections below for more details about the tour.

The cancellation policy for this trip & excursion is as follows: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Make your visit to Sofia unforgettable by reserving your spot on this captivating journey through Skopje's vibrant history. Select your date and secure this extraordinary experience before it gets fully booked!

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Air-conditioned vehicle
English-speaking Bulgarian guide
English-speaking local Macedonian guide
Pick-up and drop off



Memorial House of Mother Teresa, Centar, Skopje, Municipality of Centar, City of Skopje, Skopje Region, North MacedoniaMemorial House of Mother Teresa


Friday English-speaking guide
Pickup included
Transportation only
Pickup included
English-speaking guide
Pickup included

Good to know

Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
Public transportation options are available nearby
Specialized infant seats are available
Please bring your passport with you and check if you need a visa due to border crossing
Children must be accompanied by an adult

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