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Tikvesh wine region with wine tasting

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Are you the one who enjoys in a glass of nice wine and traditional lunch combined with nature and culture heritage ? Already in Skopje, but you would like to see and visit some more? If yes, this tour is the perfect choice for you.


  • Visit to St Panteleimon monastery founded on 12th century
  • Visit to Stobi archeological site
  • Visit to local winery in Tikvesh wine region
  • Wine tasting and lunch at local winery
Tikvesh wine region with wine tasting


Tikvesh wine region with wine tasting

Did you now that Macedonia is in the C3 area of the оenological map? Other regions include Mediterranean France, Southern Italy and Spain. Regions ideal for viticultivation of the best quality RED grapes! Because of smooth climate and plenty of sunny days, grapes and wine producing is traditional occupation for the locals ever since ancient times. High quality grape types are part of the unique taste of Macedonian wines. The region is famous for its lush vineyards, which produce quality grapes for wines like Vranec, Plavac Mal, White Riesling, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon that you can't find anywhere else.

The Tikves wine district is a small enclave of boutique vineyards and wineries in Macedonia. It's hard to believe that this picturesque region, tucked away in the hills of the Balkan Range – some 50 km from Skopje – is home to a flourishing wine industry.

What's included

  • Inclusions:
  • Transportation according the itinerary by car, minivan or minibus
  • Pick up/Drop off at any hotel or address within Skopje
  • Wine tasting package (3 kind of wines and 3 course traditional lunch at the winery restaurant)
  • Experienced English speaking driver/local tour guide
  • Visits inside: St. Panteleimon monastery and Stobi ancient site, including entrance fees
  • 1 bottle of water per person and WiFi on board - complementary
  • Exclusions:
  • Pre or post tour accommodation and airport transfer(s) are on your own.
  • Gratuities for the driver/guide (not obligatory)
  • Personal travel insurance


  1. Visited Places:
  2. Vodno
  3. St. Panteleimon
  4. Ancient Macedonian city Stobi
  5. Demir Kapija

The tour starts at 9:00 with pick you from your hotel or address in Skopje.

Drive towards Vodno mountain, a part of nature close to Skopje, with panoramic view of Skopje valley and the city of Skopje. Visit to St. Panteleimon monastery, founded in 12th century. Drive on the narrow mountain road back to Skopje and continue towards central Macedonia and the archeological site of Stobi.

Stobi was an ancient town of Paeonia, later conquered by Macedon, and finally turned into the capital of the Roman province of Macedonia Salutaris. Audio guide will be provided on the spot.

Later on arrival at one of the biggest wineries in the region - Royal winery Queen Maria in Tikvesh wine region

which story begins back in 1927.

After being consulted by his Royal experts that among other places in the Balkans,

the land near the legendary gorge ‘Demir Kapija’ is most fertile

and perfect for growing grapes and wine production,

King Aleksandar Karadjordjevic decided to build his royal property there.

His ambition was to create a wine and a place with extraordinary quality

exclusively for the needs of the Royal Family. The king named the property

‘Queen Maria’ after his wife, Maria Karadjordjevic.

Learn more about king’s vision of creating a wine and a place of extraordinary quality.

We will feature a taste of our historically significant Vranec followed by four chosen wines,

as well as fresh concept dishes that continue to create culinary memories

for new diners and our favorite regulars.

Later on we will leave this extraordinary place and drive back to Skopje.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much time does the Tikvesh wine region with wine tasting take?

Tikvesh wine region with wine tasting duration is 8 hours.

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