From the capital, Skopje, to the eastern and western towns and villages, Macedonia offers genuinely surprising attractions at every turn, whether it’s traditional restaurants and delicious and authentic cuisine, the most diverse and beautiful landscape, mildly continental climate, hoard of monasteries and churches or the cutting-edge monuments and sights all around the country.
Most of the towns represent essential cultural destinations, thus making Macedonia a country of a rich cultural heritage where each region looks and feels different. In general, Macedonia is a carefree and relaxed place and the Macedonians liberal attitude to virtually every aspect of life is certainly one of their most significant qualities.
HOW TO GET TO MACEDONIA
There are bus stations in almost all towns in Macedonia. They are connected to the bus stations in the neighboring countries as well as to those in the other European countries.
WHERE TO STAY
There are a lot of hotels and hostels that offer ideal budget accommodation. They all dispose of spotless and comfortable rooms that will just add up to your pleasant stay in Macedonia.
Villa Medusa Tample
WHAT TO DO
Explore the beauty of Macedonia by taking our tours that offer a comprehensive view of almost all the cities and towns. Take the chance to become part of our customs and traditions by visiting the most popular festivals and discovering the flavors of the traditional Macedonian food and wine. Take pleasure in getting to know Macedonia and its history by visiting monuments, statues, ancient ruins, churches, monasteries, national parks and old cities and villages, and embark on an epic adventure by taking our hiking, paragliding and photography tours.
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Did you know?
“According to NASA, Kokino is the fourth oldest astronomic observatory in the world.”
“Ohrid Lake is one of the oldest and one of the deepest lakes in Europe. ”
“Macedonia is the birth land of Mother Theresa. ”
“Macedonia is the only country that got independence from Yugoslavia in a peaceful manner. ”
“The Cyrillic alphabet, official in Macedonia, is based on the alphabet developed in the 9th century by two Macedonian (Region) brothers – St Cyril (thus – Cyrillic) and St Methodius. ”
“Skopje has suffered quite a few devastating earthquakes throughout history, the biggest ones in 518 and in 1963, leveling most of the city. ”
“The cave Peshna in Makedonski Brod was described by New York Times as looking “exactly like Helm’s Deep from Lord of the Rings”. ”
“The Millennium Cross is a 66 metre-high cross, situated on the top of the Vodno Mountain in Skopje, and it is the highest cross in the world.”
“The flag of Macedonia was voted as the second best flag by the World Almanac’s editors in 2002.”
“The first Slavic school, the Ohrid Literary School, was established in Macedonia by Saint Clement of Ohrid.”
“Macedonian opium is one of the best in the world, with 14 morphine units, compared to Turkey’s 6, India’s 7, and China’s 8.”
“The diversified ethnicity in Macedonia is the inspiration for macédoine, a salad of mixed diced fruits or vegetables popular in France, Italy, Spain, and Latin America.”
“The Macedonian currency, the denar, does not have any fractional denominations.”
“The Macedonian mine "Alshar" which is found on Mount Kozuf is the only site in the world where thallium can be found.”
“The father of modern Turkey, Kemal Ataturk, was born in Bitola.”