From Skopje: Vodno Mountain and Matka Canyon Tour
Escape the hustle and bustle of Skopje city center and get back to nature in the Matka Canyon. Ride the cable car up Vodno Mountain, see miraculous frescoes of Byzantine art and much more.
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- Get a panoramic view of Skopje from the top of Vodno Mountain
- See amazing frescoes at the Byzantine Church of St. Panteleimon
- Reconnect with nature in the Matka Canyon
DescriptionDepart Skopje and travel in air-conditioned comfort to Vodno Mountain. Ride the cable car up to Millennium Cross on arrival, and enjoy panoramic views back across Skopje from one of the biggest Christian crosses in the world. Take the cable car back down Vodno Mountain to continue to the mountain village of Gorno Nerezi by air-conditioned vehicle. Visit the small 12th-century Church of St. Panteleimon on arrival and marvel at the historical frescoes of Byzantine art inside. Next, make your way to the Matka Canyon to enjoy a tasty lunch in a nice restaurant by the lake. Take an optional boat trip to the Vrelo cave or go for a nature walk along the many marked trails. Fill your lungs with fresh country air before the return trip to Skopje, and get dropped off at the triumphal arch of the Porta Macedonia on arrival.
IncludesEnglish-speaking local guide Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle Free Wi-Fi Hotel pick-up and drop off Meals and drinks Entrance tickets Optional entrance to the Church of St. Panteleimon (€2) and St. Andrew's Church (€1), payable on the spot Optional boat ride at the Matka Canyon Personal expenses Optional tips and gratuities
- This is a small group tour of no more than 15 people
- Tours operate all year round, whatever the weather
- Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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