Macedonia

Book Description

  • Catch a rare sighting of the Balkan lynx in Mavrovo National Park
  • Explore Kokino’s megalithic observatory
  • Ride the cable-car up Skopje’s Vodno Mountain
  • Celebrate Kavadarci’s Grape Harvest Festival
  • Cave, climb and kayak – indulge your inner adventurer
  • All the best accommodation options, from mountain huts to boutique hotels

A once-fractured country, as its complex history proves too well, Macedonia now offers a rich mixture of sightseeing options. Nature lovers and history buffs will be delighted by pristine landscapes and an impressive archaeological heritage. Visit the crumbling Treskavec Monastery, bathe in the hot springs at Katlanovska Banja and wander through the backstreets of Kratovo, a village set entirely within an ancient volcanic crater.
The most comprehensive guidebook to Macedonia is now in its fifth edition. Written by Thammy Evans, a political analyst who lived in Macedonia for five years, Bradt’s Macedonia makes the ideal travelling companion, whether you’re trekking through
pristine Pelister National Park, viewing stunning mosques and monasteries or just relaxing with a cocktail on the shores of Lake Ohrid.

About Evans, Thammy

Thammy Evans lived and worked in Macedonia for five years as a political advisor to NATO HQ in Skopje. Now splitting her time between Croatia and the UK, she has continued to give independent advice and analysis on Macedonia to the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Ministry of Defence.Rudolf Abraham, updater of this edition, is an award-winning writer and photographer whose work and love of travel have taken him from the Balkans to eastern Turkey, Central Asia and Patagonia