If you simply want to see the best and most important of Skopje, starting with canyon Matka in the morning and then the highlights of Old&New Skopje, while also tasting delicious local bites along a glass of excellent rakija and local beer – then this is your tour!
This tour is a bundle of our two most popular half-day tours, the Half Day Tour from Skopje to Matka Canyon and the Food by Foot Skopje City Tour.
The first part of the tour will take you to the canyon Matka, one of the most popular outdoors destinations in the surrounding of Skopje, authentic nature, presented by the many endemic species of plants and animals.
The second part is a whirlwind tour of Skopje’s food, drink and history scene. It is more than just a food tour, it is a chance to get to know the people, the lifestyle, the history, the ups and downs of the city, a chance to learn about the Macedonian authentic food you are eating, the drink in your hand and the city around you!
Regular: 61 EUR
Student: 55 EUR
At the Parking Skopje Citadel
Pick Up: At the Parking Skopje Citadel- Half Day Tour from Skopje to Matka Canyon<br />
Daily at 09:00 am
Old Town Skopje
Things To Bring
Paper or electronic voucher
Comfortable walking shoes
Good appetite – come hungry to leave happy !
Food loving, English speaking guide
5 food and 3 beverage tastings at different places
A/C transportation from fortress Kale to canyon Matka and back at drop-off point Gate Macedonia
Additional food and drink
Souvenirs and personal shopping
Transportation to/from the meeting and end points
Tips and gratuities
Duration 7 hours (APPROX.)
Tour operates rain or shine, hot or cold, year round.
Please present yourself at the location 5 minutes before departure time.
Travelers under 18 will not be served alcohol and spirits on this tour, soft drinks will be served instead. Closure of sites
We reserve the right to change the course of the tour and a place visited in case of the venue is closed. In the event of change of menu, we will pick the best alternative, ensuring no loss in quality or quantity of inclusions. Dietary Notes
Vegetarians, celiacs and people with other allergies MUST get in touch with us before making your booking so that we can ensure we are able to cater to your requirements, as all food is arranged in advance. People that do not drink alcohol will be served soft drinks instead. Child policy
Travelers under 12 years old are not permitted to join the tour. For family friendly tours, please contact us to arrange a private tour so that we can better tailor the tour to your needs.
For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
No show: no restitution
This tour starts at the Parking Skopje Citadel at 09:00 AM local time. Our guide will take you, by organized transport, to canyon Matka, about 17 km from Skopje. After the visit of canyon Matka, transfer back to the center of Skopje from where you continue exploring the new and old part of the city and start tasting the local, authentic Macedonian food. The tour finishes in the Old Town.
Some of the places you will most likely pass:
St. Andrew church
Main square Macedonia
Grand fountain of Alexander the Great
Memorial House of Mother Theresa
Old Railway Station
House of Parliament
Square Philip II
St. Holly Salvation
Skopje’s fortress Kale