Skopje: Matka Canyon and Vodno Mountain Half-Day Trip

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Embark on a half-day trip to some of the most famous landmarks around Skopje. Enjoy panoramic views from the Millennium Cross and St. Panteleimon Church on the Vodno ountain, and visit Matka Canyon.


  • Get close to scenic nature on this relaxing and fun half-day trip from Skopje
  • Visit the biggest cross in Europe the Millennium cross
  • Encounter the classic Byzantine architecture of the Church of Saint Panteleimon
  • Immerse yourself in the unforgettable natural landscape of Matka Canyon
  • Relax on the water by taking an optional boat trip (additional expense)


Escape from the city into nature on this half-day trip through the woods and pastures of Mount Vodno. Admire the scenic views over the Skopje valley from the Millennium cross and the nature reserve at Matka Canyon. Start your adventure with pickup at your hotel for the drive up Vodno Mountain. Enjoy a stop at the 576-high summit to take some photographs of the vista. After that we are going to the biggest cross in Europe, the Millennium cross. We are going to reach with the cable car (if the weather is good) to take panoramic view over the city and whole Skopje valley. Next, move into witness the 12th-century Church of Saint Panteleimon. Admire its famous Byzantine-style coloring and dramatic composition. Get ready for nature with your final stop at Matka Canyon. Feel the fresh air and be surrounded by mountains and breathtaking landscapes. While there, complete your experience by taking the opportunity to go an optional boat trip (additional expense).


Pickup and drop-off at selected locations Transportation Guide

Important Information

  • At the Matka canyon there are optional boat and kayak trips. The prices are from 200-500 mkd. Bring cash with you. The cable car to the millennium cross is not working on monday and last tuesday of the month, or when the weather is windy.

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