Explore the Winter Wonders of Macedonia


Uncover the magic of Macedonia during the winter season

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If youʻre booking your trip to Macedonia last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
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1. Discover Ohrid's Frozen Beauty

Ohrid, known as the Pearl of the Balkans, transforms into a winter wonderland during the colder months. Visit the frozen shores of Lake Ohrid and marvel at the snow-covered landscapes. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the historic city center and its UNESCO-listed landmarks.


2. Snowshoeing in Pelister National Park

Strap on a pair of snowshoes and embark on an adventure through the snowy trails of Pelister National Park. This winter activity allows you to immerse yourself in the pristine natural surroundings while enjoying the peacefulness of winter. Keep an eye out for local wildlife along the way.


3. Ice Climbing in Matka Canyon

For the daring winter adventurer, Matka Canyon offers exceptional ice climbing opportunities. Ascend the frozen waterfalls and cliffs, showcasing your skills and conquering new heights. Experienced climbers will guide you through the necessary techniques and provide the required equipment.


4. Dog Sledding in Mavrovo National Park

Embark on an unforgettable dog sledding adventure in Mavrovo National Park. Let a team of enthusiastic huskies pull you through the snowy landscapes while you enjoy the magnificent winter scenery. Expert guides will ensure a safe and amazing experience.


5. Cross-country Skiing in Galicica National Park

Galicica National Park is a paradise for cross-country skiing enthusiasts. Glide through the snow-covered trails surrounded by stunning mountain vistas. The park offers different routes suitable for various skill levels, making it an ideal destination for beginners and experts alike.


6. Winter Hiking in National Parks

Explore the winter beauty of various national parks in Macedonia through winter hiking. From Galicica to Pelister, strap on your hiking boots and set off on trails offering stunning views, frozen lakes, and snow-covered peaks. It's a fantastic opportunity to reconnect with nature and enjoy serenity.


7. Winter Photography Tour in Matka Canyon

Join a winter photography tour in Matka Canyon and capture the stunning winter landscapes through your lens. Accompanied by experienced photographers, learn valuable photography techniques while exploring the frozen canyon, lake, and surrounding cliffs. Capture the beauty of Macedonia in winter.


8. Experience Traditional Macedonian Ice Fishing

Get a taste of Macedonian winter culture through traditional ice fishing. Venture onto frozen lakes with experienced fishermen who will guide you in this unique winter activity. Learn about local fishing techniques, enjoy the serene surroundings, and perhaps even catch a fish to later prepare and savor.


9. Winter Wildlife Safari in Galicica National Park

Embark on a winter wildlife safari in Galicica National Park and observe the fauna that thrives in the snowy landscapes. Accompanied by knowledgeable guides, spot various species, such as deer, bears, wild boars, and birds. It's a unique opportunity to witness Macedonia's winter biodiversity up close.


10. Taste Macedonian Winter Cuisine in Kavadarci

Indulge in the flavors of Macedonian winter cuisine in the charming town of Kavadarci. Savor hearty traditional dishes such as sarma (stuffed cabbage rolls), tavche gravche (baked beans), and ajvar (roasted red pepper spread). Local restaurants offer a cozy ambiance to enjoy these authentic delicacies.