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Skopje North Macedonia Day Tour from Sofia
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Skopje North Macedonia Day Tour from Sofia

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Ages 18-99, max of 18 per group
Duration: 12h
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Live guide: English
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  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Professional guide
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Church of St. Clement of Ohrid
  • Entry/Admission - Museum City of Skopje


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  • Serdika Meeting Point - V Travel Day Tours, Sofia Center, bul. "Knyaginya Maria Luiza" 2, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
    8:00 Departure from Serdika meeeting point (2, Maria Luiza boulevard across McDonalds on the main street). Please show up at least 5-10 minutes earlier and look for a V Travel branded vehicle (car, minivan, van, minibus).
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 20487P24

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    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers

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    • You'll start at
      Serdika Meeting Point - V Travel Day Tours
      Sofia Center, bul. "Knyaginya Maria Luiza" 2, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
      8:00 Departure from Serdika meeeting point (2, Maria Luiza boulevard across McDonalds on the main street). Please show up at least 5-10 minutes earlier and look for a V Travel branded vehicle (car, minivan, van, minibus).
      See address & details
    • 1
      Old Bazaar, Skopje
      Stop: 60 minutes
      See details
    • 2
      Skopje Eye Bridge
      Stop: 30 minutes
      See details
      Pass by
      Phillip II of Macedon
      Fountain of the Mothers of Macedonia
    • 3
      Church of St. Clement of Ohrid
      Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
      See details
    • 4
      Memorial House of Mother Teresa
      Stop: 20 minutes
      See details
    • 5
      Museum City of Skopje
      Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
      See details
    • You'll return to the starting point
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    • V Travel
      297
      Sofia, Bulgaria
      Joined in July 2012
    • pipg2013
      0 contributions
      4.0 of 5 bubbles
      Great trip - well worthwhile
      We had a great day out entertained by our guide Philip who was most knowledgeable about Bulgarian history and he also Had a great sense of humour. Philip - don’t forget the philosophy of St John who got to know himself in the cave.
      Written September 17, 2023
    • X4755TYchelseab
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Awesome day!
      What a great day! Beautiful sights, our guide Ivon was great! Funny and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend doing this day trip!
      Written August 2, 2023
    • meganhQ1286QJ
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Great day trip
      Definitely recommend this day trip. Our tour guide Ivan was brilliant and made the day great. First stop on our tour was the Rila Monastery. Ivan pointed us in the direction of all the different bits we could see whilst here and gave us some information about the monastery before leaving us to explore. It's worth knowing that because this is a working monastery you need to be dressed appropriately. Shoulders must be covered and if wearing shorts/skirt/dress your knees must be covered. I wore shorts but brought a pair of leggings to wear on this part of the trip. After this we stopped off for some lunch at a traditional Bulgarian restaurant. My friend and I just had a drink but the location of this place is lovely. The other couple on the trip said the food was lovely too. After this, we went on to see the Geyser and to the thermal spa pools. Again, Ivan was really informative about the area and it's geography. When we got to the pools it was busy and they had stopped letting people in. We had to wait a little while but this wasn't a problem and Ivan was kind enough to allow us more time there to allow for the delay, meaning we didn't miss out at all. There's changing and shower facilities plus bars serving drinks, food and cocktails. You'll need money for entry, for any snacks/drinks and as a deposit for lockers/towels/robes. It was really nice to spend some downtime hear and enjoyed all the different temperatures of the pools. Big thanks to Ivan for making it a great day!
      Written July 15, 2023
    • Michael W
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Great day out to Nis
      Our guide, Georgi, was so nice and really knowledgeable. The whole day was great fun and very enjoyable. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it as a full day excursion (we left at 8.30am and returned to Sofia at 8.30pm).
      Written June 22, 2023
    • PhilFire
      0 contributions
      1.0 of 5 bubbles
      Worst tour I have ever been on.
      Worst tour I have ever been on. I have travelled a lot and don’t like to leave bad reviews but it really was shocking, the guide had absolutely no interest in the tour. He gave us very little information and whatever he told us, he seemed disinterested. We arrived at the concentration camp to find out it was closed. The times were clear on it, arrive before 2:30. We arrived at 2:40 and no one was there. As one of the stops on the tour, and some thing we paid to see, he made little effort to try and get us in. I asked him to phone someone, he did but we still couldn’t get in. This is not good enough. If you are paying for a tour, you would assume the guide has rang ahead to ensure everything is open and ready to see. I would not recommend it. It is not worth over €80. When he brought us around the Roman ruins, he didn’t wait for whole group to explain, he rushed through everything. Awful
      Written June 19, 2023
    • T5005FPjess
      0 contributions
      1.0 of 5 bubbles
      Scam, no festival
      We booked a Rose festival for Sunday and they drove us around 3h and there was no festival in the city. There was not a single thing related to Rose festival in the city and they left us there anyway for hours. A scam to sell a tour for a festival that was not happening…
      Written May 28, 2023
    • AaronZip
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Cave tours
      We booked a day trip to Saeva dupka and Ledenika caves with Philip. It was an amazing adventure to explore something different and to get out of the city. Philip was an exceptional host, very knowledgeable, personable with outstanding hospitality and made you feel safe cruising the country side. Highly recommend you book this tour thanks to Philip. A+++
      Written May 25, 2023
    • Lovetohike12378
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      I would give our tour 10 Stars ⭐️
      I would give our tour 10 stars ⭐️. My husband and I did Saeva dupka and Ledenika Caves Day Tour from Sofia Bulgaria. Our Guide was Philip. He was so personable and knowledgeable. We learned so much from him about the country of Bulgaria. The caves were absolutely stunning. A must see. With Philip as our guide he made Bulgaria the best out of the 10 Balkan countries we toured this trip. Because we learned so much from him. He advised us the best places for a local experience. Bulgaria is amazing. Thank you Philip for being a highlight of our vacation!
      Written May 25, 2023
    • B2875RJpieterv
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Best tour we ever had
      The tour was really nice and our tour guide was the best tour guide we ever had. We didn't know the price of the Thermal baths was not included in the price of the tour, so we had to buy these tickets for an extra 40 lev (€20) per person.
      Written May 17, 2023
    • A2430AJalexanders
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Nice tourguide, lots of information about history of Niš and comparisons to Bulgarian history
      Very nice and informative tour. Tourguide Filip Konstantinov is very passionate and takes care of every client‘s needs. Was in a small group, was with a very good athmosphere. We saw a lot of Niš in only one afternoon and had enough time for a relaxed lunch all together. Thanks again to Filip.
      Written May 12, 2023
    • TravelerJerusalem
      0 contributions
      4.0 of 5 bubbles
      Good experience yet a bit too long
      The guide Georgi was knowledgable and attentive and the overall experience was good, as the Rila monestary is very special, it's surely worth a visit. Yet the tour was too long - we had too much free time in the monestary and aferwards we stopped in a reataurant for additional hour or so, which extended our tour even more unnecessarily. We could have come back to Sofia two hours earlier.
      Written April 23, 2023
    • millier229
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Would definitely recommend!
      Our guide was really lovely and welcoming, his English was excellent and he was really knowledgeable! Everything was really interesting, especially the concentration camp as we learnt a lot. Was nice to have some time just us two as well to explore serbia and grab some food. Overall had a very enjoyable day and would definitely recommend to everyone!
      Written April 20, 2023
    • opotoro
      0 contributions
      4.0 of 5 bubbles
      Worth seeing
      The guide was knowledgeable, transportation was fast and safe, the site was really impressive. We stopped for lunch in a very good local restaurant! Overall a great day
      Written April 6, 2023
    • cristianoalenz
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      A beautiful trip exploring a more natural part of Bulgaria
      They picked me up in front of the hotel where I was staying in Sofia and we made the trip in a very small group, so the guide made it like a VIP tour. Even the way to the attractions was very beautiful and the Belogradchik Fortress is a fantastic place to visit, with its surreal rock formations. Also the Venetsa Cave that we visited is extremely beautiful and looks like something out of a dream. The guide was very kind, funny and very knowledgeable. We also stopped for lunch at a typical bulgarian restaurant with excellent traditional "real food" (as the guide told me), in a very cozy and heartwarming place, as an experience that was good even to fill the soul. In the end I was dropped back at the same hotel. It was perfect and I highly recommend the experience.
      Written January 22, 2023
    • kay_fitz
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Day trip to Nis
      A good introduction to Serbia. Ivan was a great guide, very relaxed and gave lots of pointers. Would recommending if you have.
      Written January 8, 2023
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    Kazi A
    London, UK5 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    The ride was long but comfortable. The local tour guide was informative, however, there is not much to see in Skopje. A major disappointment was the lunch that was included in the package. We were offered a cheap vegetarian lunch. This was due to misinformation given by our driver. This soured our experience.
    Written May 25, 2022
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    Jim D
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    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    May 2018 • Couples
    This Skopje day-trip turned out to be one of the unexpected highlights of our two weeks in Sofia. Georgi picked us up at the hotel promptly, then we were off on the road trip. Within a short time it was like we were all old friends. Georgi fielded a variety of questions from us about Sofia, Bulgaria and Macedonia. The border crossings went smoothly and the visit to Skopje was very interesting. We visited the heart of the city and the fortress overlooking it. Georgi knew the identity of the people depicted on the many statues and the story behind each one. Enough restroom stops were included to keep my wife happy. The visit made us interested in seeing more of the city and country. Highly recommended!
    Written May 16, 2018
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    Jasmine K
    26 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Dec 2019 • Solo
    I was so thankful to this company for running the trip despite the fact that I was the only person going. My guide, Michael, was brilliant. He drove incredibly safely despite the difficult driving conditions (lots of snow and windy mountainous roads). He is clearly an experienced driver.

    The views from the road were epic and he stopped frequently to break up the journey at service stations. My guide was very informative and told me lots about Bulgaria and North Macedonia while we travelled.
    He then showed me lots of tourist attractions when we arrived in the city including Mother Theresa’s memorial house, museums, statues and the old town. Michael’s English is superb and he explained everything very clearly.

    The old town has great shopping options- lots of antique shops, a market and authentic places to eat. You can also visit the mosque in the old town. I bought a painting for a euro and some hand-knitted slippers for around the same price. I also bought a hand-woven carpet for a reasonable price so I was very pleased. The souvenirs were better in Macedonia than in Sofia from what I saw.

    The view from the fortress is very picturesque. I took some nice photos of mountains, the mosque and the cross on the hill from here.
    The trip lasted for around 12 hours in total and I would recommend it. Thank you 😊
    Written December 30, 2019
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    Deidre C
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sep 2023 • Solo
    Great trip. Very long day. Some travellers made us over an hour late to get to city so we were quite rushed and limited for the tour there. Our border crossing was on the average side-- this can also affect your arrival times --we were lucky. The local guide in Skopje did his best with the shortened time he had. We did take ample time for a quaint sit down lunch. Phillip, the main guide, was a safe driver, helpful, knowledgeable and talkative. We even stopped quickly to see a famous monastery on our return trip. Experienced a beautiful sunset there! I thoroughly enjoyed the day. Hindsight -- I would have loved to spend two days in Skopje and maybe see the nearby lakes. Next time!
    Written November 5, 2023
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    Blaque1986
    London, UK40 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Apr 2023
    Philip was a super host in taking us to Skopje. He was so entertaining and he was not only knowledgeable but he really knows how to related to customers. He made us laugh and kept our small group entertained with his banter and most of all his music choice ( I love me some funk music). He also made the day really interactive on the way back as we each had to pick a song to play. Little things like this made our group bond instead of being several strangers on a tour together. No hesitation to recommend Philip at all
    Written May 9, 2023
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