HOW TO GET TO MACEDONIA
Both the Alexander the Great Airport in Skopje and the Ohrid St. Paul the Apostle Airport are international airports that are directly connected to a number of cities in Europe and abroad. More info on flights:
Skopje “Alexander the Great” Airport
Ohrid “St. Paul the Apostle” Airport
There are several interconnected train stations in Macedonia that are linked to those in Belgrade, Thessaloniki and Prishtina. For more info, please download the Timetable.
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.
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.
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.”