Holiday travel guide to Macedonia, the former name of a small but very beautiful country located in the heart of the Balkan Peninsula. There are several highlands and in this story we will talk about Macedonia as the warmest holiday destination for the winter holidays. When we talk about the mountains, there are a total of sixteen. Some of them with good winter centers very suitable for winter holidays. In general, it has been noted that winter in Macedonia is cold and humid. To enjoy the scenic snowfall in Macedonia, you must visit the country in the period between November and April. Macedonia is continual country with no sea coast but easy accessible by the air or land. Two airports in Skopje and Ohrid have mainly good connections with all European centers, and very good road connections in the north with Servia and in the south with Greece. Mainly, the visa is not necessary for most countries in the world. Winter in Macedonia heeft of faces depending on where you are, mountains or valleys, from an extremely snowy landscape to a green forest. Good for winter tourism in Macedonian zoon mountains located in the western and central part of the country.
Less than 100 km from Skopje you can find a natural retreat almost untouched by man. It extends over an area of approximately 300 square miles "Mavrovo" is best known located on "Bistra Mountain". These mountains not only provide magnificent visual landscapes, but are also the best areas for skiing in the Balkans. The impressive forests of Mavrovo contain more than 100 rare species of trees. Good ski areas prepared with all the necessary winter facilities, are almost on the beach of Lake Mavrovo. Modern hotels, hostels, cabins, rooms for rent are easy to find. In the high season it is more advisable to book in advance on the website or directly at the hotels. Being on the lake beach and skiing at the same time is only possible here. Ski equipment, you can have yours or it is easy to hire at very convenient prices.
Another good ski center is "Popova Sapka". It is located on the "Sara Mountain" at 1800 meters of latitude and is very close to the border with Albania.
The legend says that an Orthodox priest who exercised the evangelical mission, was killed as a martyr (and the body was destroyed by wild animals), while visiting the Orthodox and Macedonian houses through the villages. In this district, where only the priest's hat was found, was named in his honor, "Popova Sapka" (English - Hat of the Priest). Today in Macedonia, "Popova Sapka" is a modern ski resort with all the necessary winter facilities. You will need less than an hour driving from Skopje, only 35 km away. "Popova Sapka" has hosted European and Balkan ski championships. This ski resort heeft een lengte goes 10 km on the ski slopes. Het resort heeft een capaciteit go 8,000 skiers per hour.
The snow in "Popova Sapka" lasts 135 days, on average. Near the resort there are many small glacial lakes scattered around the mountain. Every year, from February 15 to 16 there is a skiing event called "Sar Cup". For normal visitors there are many ski schools, ski services and the rental of ski equipment. This winter resort offers excellent skiing atmosphere and hotel accommodation. Hotels, cottages, rooms to rent are easy to find, but booking online in advance or direct dialing from the hotel is always the best option. Dit is zoon van the most famous. Voor meer informatie hooibestanden, hoe gaat het met will be mentioned in some other story. We recommend - do not miss discovering Macedonia during the winter. To see more stories from the Holiday Travel Guide take a look