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The love stories of Skopje

From: 8,00 

From: 8,00 

Аlternative Skopje walking tour

Whether you’re in love with someone, or you are in love with Skopje, if you like poetry, or history, or true romance and tales with sad or happy ending, this is exactly the experience tailor made for you. The love stories of Skopje” is an interactive gamified activity that take place from the Upper Town (Skopje Fortress), throughout the historical district (Old Bazaar) up to the new modern part of the city (main square). 

By listening to the love stories of the queens, famous world writers and their lovers, bar singers, and ordinary people you will learn about tough, bold, game changing women who lived, worked or stayed in Skopje during their lifetime.


  • Lovely walk from the Upper Town to the main square
  • Learning about some interesting persons who lived or visited Skopje
  • Getting acquainted with the life of some old Skopje families
  • Listen the love stories that are embedded in the city tales

🕛 Duration – 2,5 hours
👥 Group size – variable
📅 Includes – Old Photos, Maps
💻 Media – Media – Maps, Drawings, Videos during the tour
🗨  Hosted in English

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Number of participants1-45-1010-2020 +
Price per group€100€120€140€8 person
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The love stories included in this tour are inspired by real events and persons throughout the centuries which stay carved in the local memory as tales. The stories of the queen consort Maria Palaiologina, the writers and feminist Rebecca West and Simone de Beauvoir, the tragic love story of Neta Koen, the palaces of the local upper class families such as Shkaperda or Arabic house built for their bellowed ones, or the story about the Fanka and Joshe Gavrilovi, the locals whose house on the main square by the river Vardar bordered Mother Teresa’s house, will make you believe in love again. Walking around with us, you will also learn about the soul of the city and its interesting residents who marked toponyms related with love.

We’ve mapped all the locations associated with these stories, making a walking adventure followed by many clues, maps, quotes and riddles.  

Departure: Skopje Fortress
Duration: up to 2,5 hours
Time: On request
Language: English
Guide: Licensed tour guide and certified heritage interpreter
Getting around: Walking

Additional information


1-4, 10-20, 20 +, 5-10