Slavorum is an online publisher who writes articles about Slavic culture, food and touristic destinations. Macedonia is a
rising destination and Slavorum lists top 10 things to experience in this
country. “This small
nation country with its mixture of Ottoman, Roman and Greek history will lead
you to an incredible journey through the amazing ancient cities, giving the
modern touch and its natural wonders. You will have the chance to visit the
villages with their own traditions, monasteries that will fascinate you, tons
of delicious food and its natural treasures that will leave you breathless.” writes
Lena Trkalevska the author of this article:
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Here is the list of top 10 things to experience in Macedonia:
capital is the 21st century ever-changing city with its statues, fountains and
monuments surrounding the city square. There is a lot to see, starting from the
Byzantine and the Ottoman era, the amazing Old Turkish Bazaar, Skopje’s
guardian Fortress Kale dating from the 5th century, the Stone Bridge.
Taste the best wine
in Tikvesh Wine Region
: This is the Macedonian heartland of wine since the
4th century. In the never ending fields filled with grapes, you will have a
unique opportunity to taste one of Europe’s award winning wines.
Wander through National
Park of Mavrovo:
The best Macedonian ski resort, embracing a pine and birch
forest, numerous waterfalls will leave you speechless.
Horse riding in Galichnik
Galichnik is famous for its traditional weddings. For the ones eager to do
sports, this is the perfect combination of horse riding and nature at its best,
while tasting the best traditionally prepared lamb
Kayaking and Canoeing
on the Canyon Matka
: Just outside Skopje, the Canyon covers 5,000 hectares
and is a home to a couple of monasteries from the medieval period.
Hiking and mountain
Numerous hiking clubs in Macedonia are organizing hiking activities
on the mountains Korab, Jakupica, Shar Planina and Bistra.
Sailing on the Ohrid
This recreational activity in the city of churches and monasteries,
protected by UNESCO will give you the best sailing experience in Macedonia.
Visit the City of
: The City of Consuls if filled with elegant people and
beautiful buildings and sights of the old and the modern part of the city,
offering you a unique café culture, Turkish mosques and the most famous
pedestrian street Shirok Sokak.
Take a moment of
peace in Zrze monastery
: Once a spiritual center, this monastery is located
near the city Makedonski Brod, in a tranquil location, with a view over the
field of Pelagonia and its spacious lands.
: Just outside of Ohrid, there is a place with huge biodiversity
of plants and wildlife animals. Once you climb the mountain top, you can enjoy
the most beautiful view of the two natural lakes of Ohrid and Prespa.