When to fly to Skopje
Skopje is a lively city, with events and festivals occurring throughout the year. No matter when you choose to travel, you'll always find lots to do. The Skopje Summer Festival is a huge event, commencing on the 21 June, lasting for 40 days. Streets and open air venues come alive with music, dance, theatrical performances, film and much more. In December, the Taksirat Festival is hosted and the New Year is ushered in with the Macedonia Philharmonic Orchestra Concert. The summer months in Skopje are extremely hot, while winter months are excruciatingly cold. Therefore, spring and autumn months, from March to May and September to December are recommended.
The cheapest time to visit is around the winter season, falling between December through to March. It's very cold at this time, although the Christmas and New Year periods still tend to attract tourists.
Getting around Skopje
Metered taxis are relatively cheap and public buses and tram services are readily available.