Ski season is officially underway in Macedonia. The news services there report the country’s mountains covered totally after a heavy snowfall last night. According to the reports Kozuv revived half a meter overnight.
The world’s best known hotel chain, Hilton just signed a franchise agreement with Stone Bridge Hotel to begin construction of Double Tree by Hilton Skopje. The new hotel to be situated along the river Vardar, will feature 170 rooms and cost in the neighborhood of €30 million euro, according to the news from Macedonia.
Macedonia has recently renewed its visa-free policy for Taiwan nationals, according to reports from the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The low-cost, low-fare airline Wizz Air announced that starting May 3rd will offer weekly Skopje-Stockholm flights. Tickets are already on sale; the lowest price is EUR 26. The flights will be on Mondays and Fridays connecting Stockholm’s Skavsta Airport and Skopje. “Our new destination to Stockholm is a the second route from Skopje to Scandinavian […]
Starting today SpiceRoads Cycle Tours adds incentive for those who would love to Bike the Balkans. Their continuing program to promote touristic destinations in emerging countries reveals Albania, Macedonia and Montenegro with $150 savings on first time departures there via the tours.
Situated in western Macedonia and southern Kosovo, there lies a wondrous place most readers will never have heard tell of. The Šar Mountains (Sharr) are some of the most remote and impassable peaks in the Balkans, in Europe in general in fact.
Citizens of Macedonia may have been cut a break by the country’s government where medical care abroad is concerned. News from their official site tells of a deal in the works to limit how much Macedonians pay when seeking medical care outside the country.
According to news from the official Republic of Macedonia website, the government there has slated an additional €2.4 million for tourism development and promotion for this year.
Opened yesterday in Skopje, the sixth annual exhibition “Archaeological Macedonia 2012” shows off some 3200 ancient artifacts unearthed this year at various Macedonian archaeological sites.
Tuesday marked the 71st Anniversary of Macedonia’s National Liberation Struggle. In celebration an awards ceremony was held to recognize Macedonians in the fields of science, art, economics, and other key areas of public interest.
For visitors headed to Macedonia a new government sponsored complex dedicated to heroes of the country should be of great interest. Situated in the middle of the Skopje 2014 capital project, wondrous statues reminescent of the golden age of Macedonian culture rise to inspire.
Some miraculous news of the Easter holidays arrived from Macedonia recently as tourists flocked to see frescoes at the St Demetrius church in Skopje. According to the reports, the paintings changed colors dramatically promoting Orthodox Christians to believe the famous wall paintings underwent a diving change.
The Balkans may have been deluged by one of the most extreme cold snaps in living memory this winter, but that hasn’t done anything to harm local tourism industries across the region, least of all in Macedonia
The Galičnik Wedding takes place every year on St. Peter’s Day (July 12), in Galičnik, a scenic mountain village, one of the oldest Mijak villages in the region.
One of the oldest Macedonian traditions is the Vevčani Carnival, which is estimated to be over 1,400 years old. The carnival is celebrated January 13 and 14 every year, and is dedicated to Saint Basil the Great.