Excursions in Skopje
The tour starts with a visit to the Monastery of Matka dedicated to the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God, a religious festival celebrated on 28th August every year. The monastery is located on the left bank of the River Treska and was built around 1337. Then we continue to walk along the bank of the River Treska which is famous for the competitions in kayaking that take place on it. We follow the path that goes by the dam and the man-made lake Matka and we reach the Monastery of St. Andrew. After this we go on a boat ride on the canyon Matka (8km long) and we enjoy the magnificent surroundings, the scents of the flora and the songs of the numerous birds that live here. If we are lucky, we will be able to see some wild animals like ducklings swimming in the lake, or a wild boar, a hare, or the like. On our return, we stop on the other side of the lake, just opposite the Monastery of St Andrew, and we start climbing up the path on a forested hill that leads up to the Monastery of St. Nikola at the top. It will take us about 30 minutes to get to the top where on a small plateau, the monastery built in 1345 is revealed in front of us in all its glorious beauty. There we are welcomed by the hospitable church-keeper who is a local and has built the mountain huts around the church himself. He will surely make your visit to this monastery more enjoyable and worth remembering. Afterwards we go down the hill, cross the lake by boat and end our tour of Matka.
Visit to the old Train station first train station on the Balkan, and in that time was the most beautiful object on the Balkan. Visit the monument of Mother Teresa, the house of Mother Teresa, the Stone Bridge monumental building in the centre of the city, and the most imposing monument in the country and on the Balkan, built in the beginning of the VI century; Daut Pasin Imam monument of the Islam architecture from the XV century; The church St. Spas, built at the end of the XVII century, and place were are placed the relic of the great Macedonian Revolutionary Goce Delcev (1872-1903); The Fortress Kale the most outstanding tourist attraction of the city Skopje. After the finish of the tour walk through the old Skopje, market place