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Skopje Car Rental Mini Guide

Venture through Skopje with Rhinocarhire

Skopje, the capital and heartbeat of North Macedonia, is a city rich in history, diverse architecture, and cultural depth. Nestled along the banks of the Vardar River, Skopje offers a blend of Ottoman-era charm, brutalist structures, and modern vibrancy. Whether in Skopje for a corporate engagement or a leisurely exploration, hiring a car unlocks the city's myriad experiences seamlessly.

Benefits of Hiring a Car in Skopje:

1. Proximity to Skopje International Airport:
Only about 20 km southeast of the city center, the airport serves as the major gateway to North Macedonia. With a rental from Rhinocarhire, you can comfortably reach downtown Skopje in under 30 minutes via Route 1001.

2. Road Conditions:
Skopje boasts well-structured roads. The main arteries, such as Boulevard Alexander the Great and Boulevard Saint Clement of Ohrid, are broad and well-maintained, ensuring smooth drives.

3. Navigating Traffic:
While Skopje's center can witness congestion during rush hours, the traffic eases as you move to the suburbs or drive during off-peak times. Familiarity with local driving customs will enhance your experience.

4. Weather-Dependent Vehicle Choice:
Skopje has a continental climate with hot summers and cold winters. If visiting during winter, consider opting for a vehicle equipped with winter tires from Rhinocarhire for assured safety on potentially icy roads.

5. Unbounded Exploration:
Owning the steering wheel means you're not limited to Skopje alone. Venture out to explore nearby wonders such as Matka Canyon or the Vodno Mountain.

Key Attractions and Routes:

  • Old Bazaar: A reflection of Skopje's Ottoman past, this area is easily accessible from the city center, offering a vibrant array of markets, mosques, and teahouses.

  • Skopje Fortress (Kale Fortress): Located near the Old Bazaar, drive here for panoramic views of the city and the Vardar River.

  • Millennium Cross on Vodno Mountain: A 15-minute drive from the city center via Vodno Road, this iconic landmark offers breathtaking views of Skopje and its surroundings.

  • Museum of the Macedonian Struggle: Situated in the city's heart, it chronicles the nation's quest for independence and identity.

  • Matka Canyon: About a 30-minute drive southwest of Skopje via R1106, this natural wonder is perfect for hiking, boat rides, and soaking in scenic beauty.

Emphasizing Early Car Rental Booking:
Skopje's allure, especially during festivals or summer months, attracts numerous travelers. To ensure your preferred vehicle availability and to lock in competitive rates, it's prudent to book your car rental with Rhinocarhire in advance.

Exploring Skopje with a Rhinocarhire vehicle introduces you to the city's unique blend of histories, cultures, and landscapes.  By renting a car in Skopje, you can easily access these attractions and towns, enhancing your travel experience and making the most of your journey in North Macedonia.

Current Rental Rates in Skopje

Volkswagen Polo

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 46.81 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 327.71 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 48.33 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 338.36 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Fiat Panda

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 49.00 EUR/day
Fiat Panda

7 Days rental at 343.04 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 100.77 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 705.40 EUR from 21/07/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Skopje: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Convenience: Hiring a car in Skopje offers unparalleled convenience, allowing you to explore the city and its surrounding regions at your own pace, without being restricted by public transportation schedules.

  • Flexibility: With a rental car, you have the flexibility to create your own itinerary, visiting attractions off the beaten path and discovering hidden gems that may not be easily accessible by other means of transport.

  • Comfort: Enjoy the comfort of having your own private transportation, especially beneficial for families or groups traveling together. You can travel in comfort and style, with the freedom to stop and rest whenever needed.

  • Cost-Effectiveness: Contrary to popular belief, hiring a car can often be more cost-effective, especially if you plan on visiting multiple attractions or traveling to remote areas where public transportation options are limited.

  • Scenic Drives: Skopje and its surrounding areas boast stunning landscapes and scenic drives. Renting a car allows you to take advantage of these picturesque routes, such as the drive through Matka Canyon or the journey to Mavrovo National Park.

  • Accessibility: Having a rental car makes it easier to access remote villages, historical sites, and natural wonders that may not be easily reachable by public transportation.

  • Local Experience: By driving yourself, you'll immerse yourself more fully in the local culture, interacting with locals and experiencing the destination authentically.

  • Time-Saving: Renting a car can save you valuable time, as you won't have to wait for buses or trains. You can maximize your time exploring attractions rather than waiting for transportation connections.


Skopje - Popular Destinations

  • Matka Canyon: Just 17 kilometers southwest of Skopje

  • Mavrovo National Park: Located about 90 kilometers west of Skopje

  • Tetovo: Around 45 kilometers northwest of Skopje

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from Skopje

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Skopje car hire information

  • 9.2/10
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Average prices per day in Skopje

January€ 86
February€ 56
March€ 54
April€ 61
May€ 81
June€ 91
July€ 75
August€ 72
September€ 47
October€ 46
November€ 45
December€ 44
January€ 51
February€ 37
March€ 36
April€ 39
May€ 47
June€ 55
July€ 58
August€ 57
September€ 36
October€ 36
November€ 35
December€ 33
January€ 222
February€ 111
March€ 109
April€ 126
May€ 180
June€ 210
July€ 146
August€ 136
September€ 83
October€ 82
November€ 96
December€ 90
January€ 90
February€ 69
March€ 69
April€ 73
May€ 85
June€ 96
July€ 96
August€ 92
September€ 65
October€ 62
November€ 63
December€ 62
January€ 95
February€ 61
March€ 64
April€ 103
May€ 92
June€ 126
July€ 172
August€ 170
September€ 87
October€ 76
November€ 94
December€ 90
January€ 27
February€ 23
March€ 23
April€ 27
May€ 26
June€ 37
July€ 47
August€ 47
September€ 28
October€ 28
November€ 27
December€ 26
January€ 128
February€ 94
March€ 82
April€ 90
May€ 100
June€ 120
July€ 117
August€ 112
September€ 82
October€ 79
November€ 82
December€ 75
January€ 39
February€ 40
March€ 36
April€ 51
May€ 47
June€ 56
July€ 83
August€ 93
September€ 59
October€ 49
November€ 44
December€ 40

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