Half-Day Tour from Skopje: Millennium Cross and Matka Canyon

Tours & Sightseeing in Skopje

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Tour description provided by Viator

If you enjoy being in nature and want to know and see more than the usual, experience what every tourist does in Skopje. Go beyond Skopje’s surrounding beauties and visit Millennium Cross and Canyon Matka. After a short cable-car system reach the Millennium Cross on the top of Mount Vodno, for a spectacular panoramic view of Skopje. Visit the nearby village of Gorno Nerezi and the St. Pantelejmon church, to witness the frescoes that are among the highest achievements in existing Byzantine art. Before returning to Skopje, travel to Matka canyon, one of the most popular outdoors destinations in the surrounding of Skopje.
Start your tour from Fortress Kale. Our guide will take you, by private 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 to the village Gorno Nerezi, to see the church St. Pantelejmon. Then, travel to Matka canyon, about 17 km from Skopje. After the visit of canyon Matka, transfer back to Skopje at drop-off point, Gate Macedonia. Tour's top attractions include Vodno Mountain, Cable-car system to Millennium Cross, St. Pantelejmon church, Matka canyon, and St. Andrew church.

What’s included

  • Local English speaking guide
  • Cable-car ride to Millennium Cross
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Meals and drinks
  • Entrance tickets
  • Optional entrance at St. Pantelejmon (2 EUR) and St. Andrew (1EUR) payable on the spot
  • Optional boat ride on canyon Matka
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities 

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
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