goMacedonia challenges you to visit Macedonia, one of Europe’s last great undiscovered countries, a paradise of mountains, lakes and rivers, natural wonders, endemic flora and fauna, a chest filled with unique cultural treasures, legends and stories from thousands of years ago:
- Ancient Observatory Kokino - 4 Millennia Old
- Rich Archaeological Region
- Cradle of Slavic Christianity and Culture
- Birth Place Of Mother Teresa
- European Jerusalem - Ohrid
- Cleanest and Deepest Lake In Balkans
- Country of Forgotten Crafts
- Best Wine Region in the Balkans - Tikvesh
- Residence Of Hospitably People and Exquisite Cuisine
In essence, today’s Macedonia is a unique patchwork of cultures, religions and nations that has co-existed for thousands of years. Macedonia’s cultural richness is expressed in its archaeological legacy; it holds many antique theaters, Byzantine churches and Ottoman mosques, in addition to relics from the Stone Age and even earlier periods of human civilization. The oldest traces of human habitation in Macedonia are the 30.000 year-old stone engravings found in the Kratovo area, as well as the astronomical observatory and religious ritual site of Taticev Kamen - Kokino, dating back almost 4.000 years. Today, many ruins remain to witness its ancient heritage, in the sites of Heraclea, Stobi and Skupi, with amphitheaters and temples, decorated with fascinating mosaics and frescoes.
Easily accessible from all points abroad, and boasting all the comforts of the Western world, Macedonia provides the adventurers and curious traveler with the best of both worlds: age-old traditions, historical and cultural treasures, and a pristine natural environment, as well as all of the modern comforts that today’s sophisticated travelers need.
Today’s Macedonia, firmly rooted in its traditions, is also a forward-looking country that has accepted and embraced its diversity and is becoming integrated within the European political and economic institutions. A place where hospitality always welcomes visitors and it comes from the heart, and the country’s charms have not been lost on an increasing number of Westerners today who are now choosing it as their holiday destination and even their second home!
Macedonia is an undiscovered, unspoiled jewel in the heart of Europe, offering something for everyone, for tourists of all ages, nations, desires and interests.