10 days in Skopje, Ohrid & Lefkada Itinerary

10 days in Skopje, Ohrid & Lefkada Itinerary

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Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Skopje
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Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 1 day
Drive
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Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lefkada, Greece
— 5 nights
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Bus to Preveza, Fly to Venice, Shuttle to Ljubljana

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Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

— 1 day
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Macedonia Square, then explore the galleries of Memorial House of Mother Teresa, and then wander the streets of Old Bazaar, Skopje.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Skopje online tour builder.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Skopje is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in June, expect nights in Skopje to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ohrid.

Things to do in Skopje

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia

— 3 nights

Jerusalem of the Balkans

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 30th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Ohrid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Mary Perybleptos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Climent of Ohrid, steep yourself in history at Plaoshnik, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jovan Kaneo, and finally make a trip to Samoil's Fortress.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ohrid trip planner.

Traveling by car from Skopje to Ohrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Skopje in June, expect nights in Ohrid to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lefkada.

Things to do in Ohrid

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Lefkada, Greece

— 5 nights
Connected to mainland Greece by a long causeway and floating bridge, Lefkada represents more than just an island paradise of modern seaside resorts and pristine Ionian beaches.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Porto Katsiki and Egremni Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Kathisma Beach and Milos Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Agiofilli Beach, stroll through Gialos Beach, and add some fun to your beach time Dennis Watersports.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lefkada trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Ohrid to Lefkada in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Ohrid to Lefkada is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ohrid in July since evenings lows in Lefkada dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lefkada

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Transportation
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