Appreciating the diversity of Balkan culture can be difficult, especially with limited time in the region. Explore Macedonian culture on a day tour to Skopje from Sofia, and tick off another Balkan capital in just 1 day. Enjoy the company of 2 professional guides - one from Bulgaria and one local from Macedonian. Travel the distance with ease via modern vehicle, and discover landmarks including the Skopje Fortress, Memorial House of Mother Teresa, and Old Bazaar, with insights provided by your guides. During this day tour you will have the chance to visit one of the most bizarre cities on the Balkan Peninsula. Skopje is a mixture of authentic monuments from the Ottoman period, and new neo-classical buildings, complete with ornate columns and rooftop figures of nymphs. After the reconstruction of the new center has been done, as per the “Skopje 2014” project, the city became one of the popular destinations in Eastern Europe.
The3hyatts, Mar 2020
It was a great trip. It was a little bit of a drive at 3+ hours, but worth the time to go see that beautiful country/city. We really enjoyed the walking tour and the shopping/food available. It makes for a long day so be prepared for the car ride.
Andrea R, Mar 2020
I was unexpectedly travelling alone in Bulgaria and looked for interesting tours to join. This one to Skopje popped up and I figured it would be a great way to see a new country as well. The 3.5 hour drive each way seemed a bit long, but I was joined by two other guests and our driver, Adrian, was expert at talking about Bulgaria and North Macedonian history. He answered so many questions and ftour.more
Josef Z, Jan 2020
Great trip, great guides. Can highly recommend to see Skopje, it’s worth the 3hour drive. Thanks a lot to the guides who did an excellent job
Lisa D, Dec 2019
We ended up with a private tour. Our driver was more than our transportation, he was also extremely knowledgeable in the history of the region, Bulgaria, and North Macedonia. We had a great conversation and learned so much on our way to Skopje. Our local guide in Skopje was also super knowledgeable. He spoke nonstop during our guided tour. He answered any questions we had and filled us in on sotour.more
Mohamed V, Dec 2019
This tour organised by Bultrips Sofia is excellent.
I felt however that I would have got a better pricing if I booked it through Bultrips directly rather than thru Viator. In any event you will have to liaise directly with Bultrips for pick up and other information.
Coming to the tour itself I would say it is excellent and if you have a free day in Sofia this tour is not to be missed
Hau W L, Nov 2019
Very well organised. The tour guide rang and confirm on the pick up time with us the day before and came to the hotel spot on time. Everything went smoothly for the day, we arrived at Skopje and had a short tour with a local guide and was given a couple of hours to go round on our own which is more than enough. We even book another trip with the same company the next day ;)
Yishayahu B, Nov 2019
Our guide from Sofia gave us a lot of interesting background along the way and answered all of our questions. He then turned us over to a local one who showed us all of the sites of this beautiful and important city.
Neil C, Oct 2019
I had a thoroughly enjoyable trip to Skopje - Adrian was a very polite driver, he arrived on time and was very knowledgeable. We arrived in Skopje and were met by Mike, who was equally friendly and very knowledgeable about this fantastic city. I had a brilliant time and would thoroughly recommend these guys!
Sumathi R, Oct 2019
One of the most beautiful places I have been to... don’t miss this trip! It is well worth the 4 hours of travel to the city! A city steeped in several years of history!
adamfearn, Oct 2019
Very tiring day but you need to suck it up and do it!!
Started the day with an 8AM pickup in a minivan by a lovely tour guide sadly i cannot remember his name. There was 7 of us altogether. We drove for around 1.5 hours and stopped at a petrol station for toilets and a drinks break. Then we drove around 15 mins to the border which altogether took around 15-20 mins to cross. After anothtour.more
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