Departure from Skopje with our vehicle and our local tour guide. Driving to Bitola (about 170 km from Skopje, 2 hours and 30 minutes drive in one direction), we will admire the Macedonian landscape – canyons, vineyards, mountains, plains. First, we visit the ancient city of Heraclea Lynkestis, dating back from the time of the ancient Macedonian king Philip II of Macedon (359-336 BC), the father of Alexander III (Alexander the Great). Than we visit the city museum of Bitola and Kemal Mustafa – Ataturk's museum, the father of modern Turkey, who finished the military school in this very building. Stroll to the famous Macedonian street, Shirok Sokak. After that we will continue to Prilep (40 km from Bitola, 30 minutes driving), where we will visit the monastery of Archangel Michael, and see the frescoes of King Marko and King Volkasin, the last medieval Christian kings in Macedonia from the XIV century. Also we will visit the centre of Prilep with the old clock tower from the Ottoman period. At the end we drive back to Skopje.
-Walk through the ancient city of Heraclea, and see many layers of history -Walk through the long pedestrian street, the famous Sirok Sokak in Bitola, and mingle with the locals -Visit the beautiful monastery in Prilep, with the frescoes of Krali Marko
Departure Point: -Any location of your preference in Skopje Departure time: -Preferred 8:00 to 10:00am Duration of the tour: 10h Return details: -Any location in Skopje Inclusions: -Pick-up and drop off at your hotel or any preferred location in Skopje -All transfers with comfortable A/C car or minivan -Experienced English-speaking tour guide/driver Exclusions: -Food and drinks -Entrance fees -Personal expenses