16 days in Republic of North Macedonia & Prizren Itinerary

16 days in Republic of North Macedonia & Prizren Itinerary

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16 days in Republic of North Macedonia & Prizren Itinerary

Start: Stockholm, Sweden
Bus + Fly:  8​h
1
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Mavrovo, Republic of North Macedonia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Bitola, Republic of North Macedonia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Prizren, Kosovo
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Stockholm, Sweden

4
nights
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

Skopje ©
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
For shopping fun, head to Old Bazaar, Skopje or Acanthus Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at Xhamia E Larme and Macedonia Square. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Panteleimon, don't miss a visit to Phillip II of Macedon, take in the views from Skopje Eye Bridge, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Skopje itinerary maker .

Stockholm, Sweden to Skopje is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in June, things will get a bit warmer in Skopje: highs are around 34°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mavrovo.

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Side Trip

Xhamia E Larme
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Church of St. Panteleimon ©
Church of St. Panteleimon
Xhamia E Larme ©
Xhamia E Larme
Church of St. Clement of Ohrid ©
Church of St. Clement of Ohrid

1
night
Mavrovo, Republic of North Macedonia

Mavrovo ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Old Mavrovo Church and then take a peaceful walk through Mavrovo National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mavrovo trip planner.

Drive from Skopje to Mavrovo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Skopje in June: highs in Mavrovo hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ohrid.

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Mavrovo National Park ©
Mavrovo National Park
Old Mavrovo Church ©
Old Mavrovo Church

4
nights
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia

Ohrid ©
Located on Lake Ohrid, the town of Ohrid earned the nickname Jerusalem of the Balkans because it was once home to 365 churches.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake Ohrid and Scuba & Snorkeling. Do some cultural sightseeing at Holy Mary Perybleptos and Saint Climent of Ohrid. Take a break from Ohrid with a short trip to Saint Archangel Michael Cave Church in Struga, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Plaoshnik, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery Saint Naum, make a trip to Halveti Hayati Tekke, and see the interesting displays at National Workshop For Handmade Paper.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ohrid visit planning tool .

Traveling by car from Mavrovo to Ohrid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daytime highs in Ohrid are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bitola.

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Struga
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Holy Mary Perybleptos ©
Holy Mary Perybleptos
Plaoshnik ©
Plaoshnik
National Workshop For Handmade Paper ©

1
night
Bitola, Republic of North Macedonia

Bitola ©
Bitola is a city in the southwestern part of the Republic of Macedonia. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Demetrius, then explore the striking landscape of National Park Pelister, and then delve into the distant past at Heraclea Lyncestis.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bitola itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ohrid to Bitola takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Bitola, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Prizren.

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Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Heraclea Lyncestis ©
Heraclea Lyncestis
Church of St. Demetrius ©
Church of St. Demetrius
National Park Pelister ©
National Park Pelister

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Prizren, Kosovo

Prizren ©
Kosovo's second city, Prizren sits on the slopes of the rugged Sar Mountain, a region bordered by both Albania and the Republic of Macedonia.
Step off the beaten path and head to Patriarchate of Pec and Rugova Mountains. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Visoki Decani Monastery and Ethnographic Museum (Muzeu Etnologjik). Venture out of the city with trips to Via Ferrata Ari (in Pec), Gracanica Monastery (in Gracanica) and Pristina (Kosovo Museum & Katedrale Nënë Tereza). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinan Pasha Mosque, make a trip to Our Lady of Ljevis, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Holy Saviour, and take in the awesome beauty at Shar Mountain National Park.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Prizren trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bitola to Prizren takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Prizren

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Pristina, Pec, Gracanica Monastery, Visoki Decani Monastery
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Visoki Decani Monastery ©
Visoki Decani Monastery
Via Ferrata Ari ©
Via Ferrata Ari
Sinan Pasha Mosque ©
Sinan Pasha Mosque

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