5 days in Republic of North Macedonia Itinerary

5 days in Republic of North Macedonia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  9 h
1
Skopje
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Ohrid
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Bitola
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Skopje

Skopje ©
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
On the 8th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Kale, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Matka, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): snap pictures at The Stone Bridge, then get to know the fascinating history of Macedonia Square, then contemplate the long history of Old Bazaar, Skopje, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial House of Mother Teresa.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Skopje trip itinerary planning website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Skopje is an approximately 7- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Skopje. In April, Skopje is a bit cooler than Tel Aviv - with highs of 22°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Ohrid.

Things to do in Skopje

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Lake Matka ©
Lake Matka
Old Bazaar, Skopje ©
Old Bazaar, Skopje
Macedonia Square ©
Macedonia Square

1
night
Ohrid

Ohrid ©
Located on Lake Ohrid, the town of Ohrid earned the nickname Jerusalem of the Balkans because it was once home to 365 churches.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jovan Kaneo, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ohrid, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Sophia.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ohrid trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Skopje to Ohrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Skopje in April, you will find days in Ohrid are little chillier (19°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bitola.

Things to do in Ohrid

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Lake Ohrid ©
Lake Ohrid
St. Jovan Kaneo ©
St. Jovan Kaneo
Saint Sophia ©
Saint Sophia

1
night
Bitola

Bitola ©
Bitola is a city in the southwestern part of the Republic of Macedonia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Heraclea Lyncestis.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bitola trip planner.

You can drive from Ohrid to Bitola in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April in Bitola, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Bitola

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Heraclea Lyncestis ©
Heraclea Lyncestis