For those of you who enjoy offroad experiences, and try to have them on a budget, Macedonia is a dream come true. With adventure opportunities aplenty, especially during spring and summer, you’ll find serene and picturesque scenery waiting to be discovered. Most of the attraction sites are offering a combination of activities, where you can… Read more »
A city so eclectic and amazingly entertaining, offering travelers and citizens alike a place where culture, tradition and modern mix into a perfect, unforgettable blend. It is a cultural kaleidoscope run wild, what it is. The urban dynamic life, the cultural heritage, tradition passed forward in a very appealing way, the mix of old and new, urbanism and nature.
Enjoy your holiday where impeccable nature meets tremendous cultural heritage. With churches and monasteries far beyond what you can count, the Jerusalem of the Balkans is ready to reveal its story. Schedule your daily tours and explore what Christianity has nurtured for centuries behind. A garden variety of everything Macedonia has to offer, in what is probably the most diversified holiday destination in Europe.
Discovering the beauties of nature and exploring impeccable scenery, Macedonian customs, and traditional cuisine, you find yourself in Mavrovo .Set in the breathtaking scenery, amid grassy plateaus and snowy peaks of the mountainous region of western Macedonia, it is the frosting of the cake called the Macedonian outdoor experience.
Without much in the way of bragging, Krushevo’s citizens would say, and for a fact, that their town is the highest one in the entire Balkans. At an altitude of 1250 meters, and with only 5300 people occupying it, this is the place where the mind goes wondering. Slow and uneasy when it comes to change, the town itself represents a heritage.
Astronomy aficionado or not, this place is something you ought to visit. Listed side by side with ancient observatories as Stonehenge (Great Britain), Abu Simbel (Egypt), Angkor Wat (Cambodia), Machu Picchu (Peru), it represents a significant heritage and definitely a must see for people whose interests rest with ancient history, nature, or somewhere between adventure and mysticism.
An entirely shrouded lake, set in the middle of a dense pine forest, 900 meters above sea level, this place is a bird of another feather. Berovo, offering cold summers and relaxing mountainous scenery will charge your batteries and allow you to explore Macedonian tradition and cuisine in a more steady rhythm. Sunbathing, kayaking, and exploring the forest on either food or bike, this is a heaven for outdoor aficionados.
Wander just a few miles out of the urban jungle, and you find yourself at the very gate to the Macedonian countryside. The first stop, surprisingly close to the city of Skopje, is the nature paradise known as Canyon Matka. An outdoor attraction covering 5000 hectares of breathtaking scenery, it is easily one of the… Read more »
The village of Vevcani is a great one site stop for combining multiple unique Macedonian experiences. Many people are known to visit exclusively for the Vevcani carnival, mapping this place for another mid-summer tour as well. The Vevcani springs, glacial lakes, mountain slopes and scenery quickly add to one of the most colorful outdoor experiences. Close to Ohrid and Struga, this is a place that you must schedule on your next tour.
The mountainous geography of Macedonia is a magnificent sight to behold. Extremely colorful, given the small territory it covers, it offers a very diverse, yet forgiving landscape that is home to rich flora and fauna. This article will take you to Pelister and through Baba Mountain – cutting between scenic topography, dense forests, and picturesque… Read more »