7 days in Republic of North Macedonia Itinerary

7 days in Republic of North Macedonia Itinerary

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7 days in Republic of North Macedonia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  3 h 15 min
1
Ohrid
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Skopje
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Zurich

2
nights
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.
Ohrid is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ohrid, make a trip to Samoil's Fortress, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Climent of Ohrid, and steep yourself in history at Plaoshnik.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ohrid trip itinerary planning site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Ohrid is an approximately 3,5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Ohrid are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Skopje.

Things to do in Ohrid

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

River Drim
Highlights from your plan
Lake Ohrid ©
Lake Ohrid
Monastery Saint Naum ©
Monastery Saint Naum
St. Jovan Kaneo ©
St. Jovan Kaneo

4
nights
Skopje

Skopje ©
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
Skopje is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Matka, wander the streets of Old Bazaar, Skopje, take in the views from The Stone Bridge, and get to know the fascinating history of Macedonia Square.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Skopje trip maker tool.

Drive from Ohrid to Skopje in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Skopje

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lake Matka ©
Lake Matka
Old Bazaar, Skopje ©
Old Bazaar, Skopje
The Stone Bridge ©
The Stone Bridge

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