You enjoy being in nature, you want to know and see more than the usual, you want an experience beyond what every tourist does in Skopje, then go for Skopje’s surrounding beauties and visit Millenium Cross and Canyon Matka !
During this half-day spent in nature you will feel as been somewhere far from the city but not a dozen kilometres away from it! Our experienced guide, with a cable-car system, will take you up to the Millennium Cross on the top of Mount Vodno, for a spectacular panoramic view on Skopje, the tour will also take you to the nearby village of Gorno Nerezi, at St. Pantelejmon church, to witness the frescoes that are among the highest achievements in existing Byzantine art, and last but not least – 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, animals and butterflies.
Highlights / Facts
At the Parking Skopje Citadel
Pick Up: At the Parking Skopje Citadel- Half Day Tour of Skopje’s Surrounding Beauties<br />
Daily at 01:00 pm
Things To Bring
Printed or electronic voucher
Comfortable walking shoes
Local English speaking guide
Ticket for the Cable-car system to Millennium Cross
A/C transportation from fortress Kale to cable-car system at Mount Vodno, then to Gorno Nerezi St.Pantelejmon church, then to canyon Matka and back at drop-off point Gate Macedonia
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Meals and drinks
Optional entrance at St. Pantelejmon (2 EUR) and St. Andrew (1EUR) payable on the spot
Optional boat ride on canyon Matka (6.5 EUR) payable on the spot
Tips and gratuities
Duration 4 hours (APPROX.)
Regular: 25 EUR
Student: 22 EUR
Tour operates rain or shine, hot or cold, year round.
Please present yourself at the location 5 minutes before departure time.
Cancellation more than a week in advance: administration costs of 15%
Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date : 100% of the total amount
No show no restitution
This tour starts at the Parking Skopje Citadel. Our guide will take you, by organized transport, to the middle of mount Vodno and then by cable-car system to the Millennium Cross and back to middle Vodno. Once back at middle Vodno you continue by organized transport to the village Gorno Nerezi, to see the church St. Pantelejmon. Then you continue by the organized transport to the canyon Matka, about 17 km from Skopje. After the visit of canyon Matka, transfer back to Skopje at drop-off point, Gate Macedonia.
Some of the places you will most likely pass:
Cable-car system to Millennium Cross
St. Pantelejmon church
St. Andrew church