Macedonia remains one of Europe’s last undiscovered areas. Being centrally located in the Balkans, this country is a crossroad between the East and West, Christianity and Islam. It is a melting pot of civilizations, which has been reflecting in its culture and overall everyday life. During this cycling unknown Macedonia exploration, you will experience the beautiful nature of some of Macedonia hidden off-the-beaten-track areas (Vodno, Matka, Krusevo, Demir Hisar, Prespa). You will also pay a visit to Ohrid, UNESCO world cultural and natural heritage site. During the journey, you will have a chance to taste local cuisine typical for each area visited. The food is prepared by friendly families and locals in authentic villages. We will combine the delicacies with premium spirits and wines of Ohrid wine region.
Highlights of the tour
You will be discovering the wild side of Macedonia. We will be riding in beautiful not touristic areas and trails not frequented by foreigners (Krusevo, Demir Hisar, Prespa). Meals will be home-cooked from locally sourced ingredients, served at family homes or small family owned restaurants in villages around Macedonia. We will be also visiting some of the oldest and most beautiful monuments of Byzantine architecture and arts (Monasteries in Prespa and Ohrid). Other interesting local attractions, such as the smallest ethnic museum in the world in the village of Podmocani. All along our journey, there will be interaction with unique local hosts. Moreover, we will also visit Ohrid-Macedonia UNESCO world natural and historical heritage site.
Skopje (Vodno-Matka), Krusevo, Pelagonia, Prespa, Ohrid
Notice: Should weather conditions worsen, we reserve the right to offer some alternative area activities.