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Half-Day Tour from Skopje: Millennium Cross and Matka Canyon provided by Skopje Daily Tours

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Overview
Travelers with limited time that want to see the Macedonian countryside shouldn't miss the half-day tour from Skopje, complete with private travel and a guide to lead the way. As you're whisked from the city to Mount Vodno, enjoy a visit to the Millennium Cross and Matka Canyon. Marvel at the panoramic views of Skopje, stop in an historic church, and ride a cable car—all in just a few hours.
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You'll start at
Parking Skopje Citadel
Skopje 1000, North MacedoniaParking is in front of the main entrance to the fortress. Marked as parking B10 (Parking Skopje Citadel on google maps)
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  • Pass by Skopje Fortress Kale
  • 1
    Millennium Cross
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Church of St. Panteleimon
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Matka Canyon
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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  • 4
    Mountain of Vodno
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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    Pass by Porta Macedonia aka Gate Macedonia
You'll end at
Porta Macedonia (Gate)
11th October St., Skopje 1000, North Macedonia
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Highlights
  • Visit the Millennium Cross and Matka Canyon, on this tour from Skopje
  • See Vodno Mountain, Gorno Nerezi village, and St. Pantelejmon Church
  • Get great inclusions—a Millennium Cross cable-car ride, guide, and travel
  • Meet-up at the centrally-located Fortress Kale, steps from the Old Bazaar
Important Information
Departure Point
Parking Skopje Citadel, Skopje 1000, North Macedonia
Duration
4h
Return Details
Porta Macedonia (Gate), 11th October St., Skopje 1000, North Macedonia
Inclusions
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Cable-car ride to Millennium Cross
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Millennium Cross
Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Meals and drinks
  • Entrance tickets
  • Optional entrance at St. Pantelejmon (2 EUR) and St. Andrew (1EUR) payable on the spot
  • Optional boat ride on canyon Matka
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Church of St. Panteleimon
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to the start of the tour
  • Tour operates rain or shine, hot or cold, year round.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Michael K wrote a review Feb 2020
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The guide (Wladimir) was very well informed about every station on the route and was able to give satisfactory answers to intermediate questions. His English was also very easy to understand. The routes were covered with a small, new bus. The price of 25 € is optionally
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Date of experience: February 2020
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kcihciwik wrote a review Feb 2020
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand3 contributions2 helpful votes
Best way to spend the afternoon in Skopje - a fantastic view of the whole city and getting back to nature for a few hours! Vladimir was an excellent guide - full of facts and fun - and never felt rushed or time constraints which is usually how tours go! I did the math and worked
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Jane Robby wrote a review Feb 2020
Perth, Australia9 contributions4 helpful votes
We did the afternoon tour on a sunny day in September. We had limited time in Skopje so this tour interested us as we wouldn't have had the time to do both on our own. The tour guide, Kate, was so lovely and friendly- she was sure to talk to every participant during the tour.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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crmsnprd wrote a review Jan 2020
Doha, Qatar100 contributions45 helpful votes
I was so pleased to find Skopje Daily Tours offered group tours to several sights in Macedonia! As a solo traveler, I wanted to make the best use of my time while also not blowing my budget so this was perfect! I was relying on Google Maps to find the meeting spot and had some
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Marko P wrote a review Jan 2020
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Very good organization of the trip. Tour guide Toni was very knowledgeable and friendly. I recommended you to take this trip :)
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Half day tour of mt vodno and the canyon
Wanting to see things outside of the capital with a good amount history this half day tour was exactly what i neede
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This was an excellent 4 hour walking tour throughout the city of Skopje. It not only enabled us to see the sites o
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Amazing tour!!!
It was fantastic!! Thanks to Smila(our guide),we learned a lot of things about everything not only the places we vi
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Best way to see Kosovo
The guide Ajhan was very knowledgeable and gave a very interesting perspective on the history and politics of Kosov
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The perfect way to see and experience Skopje
We had a really great day with Kate as our guide. She explained all of the sites to us and answered all of our ques
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flyaway78
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Knowledgeable, tasty, entertaining, lots of walking!
I am very happy that we decided to book this tour. Smile is a wonderful tour guide, who is very passionate about hi
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mmac1842
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Food by foot Skopje
Excellent tour whit our guide Smile. He was a good storyteller especially about the history of Macedonia and Skopje
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phutty
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We hoped for more than we got
We booked this day trip for just the two of us, which made it fairly expensive (€130 each) but gave us our own pers
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Martha K
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Lovely experience in Matka Canyon
We met at 9 AM at the fortress parking lot and were driven in a van to Matka Canyon, a protected natural reserve ab
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ccyy4
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Lovely Tour with Nice Guide
We had 3 days of tours, including 2 with Misho. The tours were very good. He’s very professional and has a lot of i
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O2896CAbrendajames
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Half day tour from Skopje to Matka canyon
Myself and two other people who booked the tour met at the bus, and we were friends by the end of it! Our driver Mi
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Manji64
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Spot on transfer
Driver was on time and we had a great conversation over the two and a half hours drive. Very knowledgeable about th
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tony_greek
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Very good experience
We arrived on the 21st of August for 4 days and we been everywhere in the old city . I been reading the reviews of
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  • Duration: 4h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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