MACEDONIA

 

DAY 1

Arrival at the airport. Transfer to the hotel.

 

DAY 2
Skopje - St.Jovan Bigorski - Ohrid
Visit the old Train station.See the monument of Mother Teresa,its house and the Stone Bridge.Continue to the church St.Spas and the church St.Pantelejmon.Enjoy the great views over Skopje from The Fortress Kale.Visit to St.Andrej - Matka.Travel to the beautiful St.Jovan Bigorski Monastery.Continue to Lake Ohrid.

DAY 3
Ohrid - St.Naum - Ohrid
Visit Monastery St.Naum on the south-east side of Lake Ohrid.Enjoy the picturesque view of the Ohrid Lake, one of Europe`s deepest and oldest lakes.Its astonishingly clean and clear waters,together with the serene stillness of its mountain setting have captivated visitors since prehistoric times.

DAY 4
Ohrid - Bitola
See the monument of St.Cyril and Methodius, the two brothers ,who devised the firs Slavic alphabet.Continue to St.Nikola and St.Bogorodica.Go to Lower gate and visit City Museum.The next stop is the church St.Sofia, Antic theater,which offers a wonderful view of Lake Ohrid.Go trough the Upper gate, where to see the church St.Virgin Mary, St. Klement and Perivleptos.Visit the Gallery of effigies and after that continue on to the Samoil`s fortress.Drive to Bitola.

DAY 5
Bitola 

Visit of the archaeological site Heraclea.Visit the long pedestrian street \"Sirok Sokak\".Visit the Old Bazar,the most beautiful in Macedonia.Continue to the ancient Heraclea Lincestis ruins.Visit the church of St.Georgija - the village of Kurbinovo.

DAY 6
Bitola - Prilep - Stip
Drive to Prilep and visit the \"Treskavec\" Monasterywhich provides spiritual tranquility.Leaving to Stip.Visit church of St. John the Baptist located above the left shore of the River Otinja.

 

DAY 7 
Stip - Kriva Palanka  
Visit St.Staro Nagoricae church and continue to St.Joachim Osogovski monastery in Kriva Palanka.The monastery complex had always been an important cultural, religious, and educational centre.

DAY 8
Skopie 
Transfer to the airport.