Private Full Day Trip to Bitola from Skopje -

Private Full Day Trip to Bitola from Skopje

From EUR 190

Enjoy one of your days in Macedonia visiting the second largest city in Macedonia, Bitola.

Bitola, traditionally a strong trading center, is one of the most charming Macedonian cities, a town with rich history, the Macedonian Hollywood of the XIX c, annually hosting the International Cinematographers Film Festival “Manaki Brothers”, it is the city of consuls, a city of many cultural diversities and the city beneath the Pelister National Park.

By visiting Bitola, you will have the opportunity to visit Heraclea Lyncestis, important settlement founded by Philip II of Macedon by the middle of the 4th century BC with the beautiful, well preserved floor mosaics, fine examples of the early Christian Art period, you will enjoy the mixture of Ottoman, neo-classical, 19th century romantic architecture.

Finally, don’t miss-out Bitola as it is honored for its café culture, the pedestrian street Shirok Sokak, lined with nice colorful romantic and neoclassical buildings, almost of all of them housing a café is the place to see and be seen!

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Our driver/guide will pick you up from your hotel or any location of your preference in Skopje, and take you by comfortable A/C car or mini-van to Bitola. In about less than 3 hours driving, as a first stop in Bitola and an introduction to the city’s history you will be able to visit and learn about the ancient settlement Heraclea Lynceststis and the well preserved floor mosaics, fine examples of Early Christian Art. After the visit of Heraclea, driving by the City Park, our driver/guide will transfer you to the City Museum from where you will enjoy a walking tour through Shirok Sokak, among the nice colorful romantic and neoclassical buildings, housing cafes and restaurants, with a time to taste some local bites or just relax with a coffee and people watching! The tour further continues through the sites, to the Old Bazaar, finishing at the Green Market, where you won’t miss the chance to buy a “pepper necklace” or some of the fresh, organic, season’s products! Transfer back to hotel or any location of your preference in Skopje!

 

Some of the places you will most likely pass:

Veles

Gradsko

Trans-pass Pletvar

Prilep

Heraclea Lyncestis

City Park

Military Academy Kemal Ataturk, City Museum

Shirok Sokak

Center of Culture , International Cinematographers Film Festival “ Manaki Brothers”

Catholic Cathedral

Clock Tower

Jeni Mosque

Isak Beg Mosque

Ajdar Kadi Mosque

Bezisten

Old Bazaar

Little Montmartre

Green Market

Highlights

Pickup

Departure point:
Your hotel or any location of your preference in Skopje

Departure time:
Daily at your preference
(suggested between 08:00am-09:00am)

Drop Off

Your hotel or any location of your preference in Skopje


Things To Bring

Printed or electronic voucher
Camera
Comfortable walking shoes


Inclusions

pick-up and drop-off (hotel or any location of your preference in Skopje)
English speaking driver/guide
All transfers with comfortable A/C car or minivan


Exclusions

Meals and drinks
Entrance tickets
Personal expenses
Tips and gratuities


Additional Info

Duration: 10 hours

Price:

x Tour for 1 person  (190 EUR)
x Tour for 2 persons (210 EUR)
x Tour for 3 persons (225 EUR)
x Tour for 4 persons (280 EUR)
x Tour for 5 persons (325 EUR)
x Tour for 6 persons (360 EUR)
x Tour for 7 persons (385 EUR)
x Tour for 8 persons (400 EUR)

Please note:

Tour operates rain or shine, hot or cold, year round.

Cancellation Policy

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

 

Route

  1. Skopje
  2. Veles
  3. Gradsko
  4. Prilep
  5. Bitola