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We meet at the airport at 1.55pm for our Wizzair flight to Skopje departing at 3.55pm. On arrival at 5.35pm, we will transfer to our 4 star hotel in Ohrid and check in.
We start off with an optional half-day excursion taking us for a sightseeing tour of Ohrid, one of the most beautiful Macedonian cities, famous for its Lake. Similarly, there are only a few lakes in the world today whose antiquity can be compared with Lake Ohrid; only Tanganyika in Africa and Titicaca in South America are from the same geological period. We will have the possibility to see Samoil Fortress, the Antique Theatre, Perivlepta Church and also the Gallery of Icons. Free time in the afternoon for who wants to enjoy this lovely lakeside resort.
Our optional full day excursion today takes us to visit the picturesque villages of Pestani, Trpejca and Ljubanista. We will also make a stop to visit the Museum on Water which represents the reconstruction on a Neolithic pile-dwelling settlement. We will then continue our drive towards the monastery of St. Naum of Ohrid which is situated close to the springs of the Black Drim River, which then flows out of the Lake at Struga.
Our full-day optional excursion today will take us to Bitola. Here we will enjoy a sightseeing tour of the archaeological site Heraklea - the most beautiful roman and early-Christian centre in Macedonia, with its mosaic floors and marble statues. We will then make our way towards Bitola’s main pedestrian street and enjoy free time. Tonight we get ready to celebrate the New Year with the locals whilst enjoying the fun and fireworks over the lake!
After checking out of our rooms, we will start our drive towards Skopje, stopping first in Struga, the city of poetry situated on the River Drim, followed by another stop in the beautiful village of Vevcani where we can admire its springs. We continue our drive to Movrovo where we will enjoy a panoramic sightseeing tour of the national park whilst enjoying some information about Macedonia and its history. We will also have the possibility to visit the monastery complex of Jovan Bigorski where one of the most beautiful wooden iconostasis is located. We arrive in Skopje and check in our hotel.
We start off our stay with a half day optional excursion enabling us to get acquainted with Skopje. We will visit the medieval fortress of Skopje – Kale Fortress, the Mustafa-Pasha Mosque, the telegraphic building and the Museum of Macedonia. We will then visit Skopje’s Old Bazaar and its monuments. We proceed towards the Stone bridge, followed by a must visit to the modern city square with its monuments, historic figures, sculptures and new buildings of the project Skopje 2014.
Our full day optional excursion will take us for a trip to the Millennium Cross situated on the top of the mountain Vodno, using the millennium ropeway. We will then visit the Monastery of St. Andrew (14th century) situated in the vicinity of Skopje and in the beautiful area of Matka Canyon with its artificial lake.
After checking out of our rooms, we will proceed to the airport for our Wizzair flight departing at 1.20pm and arriving in Malta at 3.10pm.
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Price per person
€659 €559* Adult in Triple
€749 €649* Adult in Twin
€999 €899* Adult in Single
€499 €399* Child sharing with 2 adults
€109 Half Board
* Special price applies when half board & all excursions are taken
Wizzair return flights to Skopje
4 nights in 4 star hotel in Ohrid or similar
3 nights in 4 star hotel in Skopje or similar
Rooms with private facilities & TV
Daily buffet breakfast
Free visits to Struga, Vevcani & Movrovo
Return coach transfers
Services of tour leader
Children under 12 pay half
€41 Pestani, Trpejca & Ljubanista
€39 Vodno/Matka Canyon