North Macedonia & Albania: The Land of Warriors and Saints

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Summary

Created by the breakup of Yugoslavia North Macedonia came into existence in 1991, but was only formalised in its name in 2019, final providing it with international legitimacy. It lies however at the very heart of the Balkans, and has been a byword for a mixture of peoples and civilisations. From the Neolithic era its wide plains, framed by soaring mountains, have formed a highway speeding conquerors, settlers and saints through the Balkans leaving a rich archaeological heritage set in spectacular scenery.

Tour highlights:

  • Visit the ruins of Stobi, an expansive late-Roman city with a kaleidoscope of mosaic floors
  • Experience wonderful Ohrid on its lake, a Macedonian fortress and Byzantine merchant city
  • Explore the forgotten city of Voskopja, Vlach culture and late Byzantine painted churches
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Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Meals as per the itinerary, wine and tea or coffee with dinner
  • Accommodation
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
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