Macedonian Snow Beauties with Untouched Nature

 

The white color is a symbol of perfection, purity, new beginnings, cleanliness and wholeness. There is no wonder why winter paints some of the most spectacular snow landscapes. The most dramatic and astonishing sceneries are created in the mountains where the untouched nature, covered in white reflects its shape and greatness. Macedonian territory is mountainous, over 80% and one will find many snow beauties with untouched nature. However, the magnificent landscape is also present around the lakes and in most of the town and villages. Experience the Macedonian Beauty, its culture, its architecture, and its nature during the winter period. It is worth for traveling there. 

From the Window

Mountain

1. Mountains

Among the most popular Mountains in Macedonia are Korab, Shar Planina, Baba, Galicica, Bistra, Plackovica, Jakupica and Osogovo Mountain. Pine and beech trees are the most common to be seen. During the winter, there trees covered in snow are the most photographed attracting and the scenery is even more stunning if they are reflecting from the near lake.

Mountain Reflection

Mavrovo is a popular ski resort located on the foot of Bistra Mountain. Hotel Bistra and Hotel Alpina are the most popular places offering accomodation. Moreover, Hotel Bistra is a combination of wood, stone and modern facilities. Its location is close to the ski lifts, which makes it a top choice for visitors.

Mavrovo

Mountain

Shar Mountain, the largest mountain range embraces the biggest ski resort, Popova Sapka. An award Winning accommodation (Iwantsnow-Award) for 2013 is located in Popova Sapka named Noli’s Konak. Ideal place to stay for a winter holiday and for those seeking a free ride down the untouched slopes of Shar Mountain.

Popova Sapka

Snow Bridge

Village

Baba Mountain and the National Park Pelister offer some of the most beautiful sceneries in Macedonia. Certain kind of flora and fauna are to be find here. Hotel Sator and Hotel Sumski Feneri are the two most popular places offering accommodation, ideal for short breaks and winter holiday away from the overcrowded towns.

Paraglading

Village

2. Lakes

Imagine a reflection of stunning scenery in the waters of a lake. There is nothing more miraculous than nature. However, there are only a few lakes in Macedonia that can create such a winter beauty, among them are Ohrid Lake, Berovo Lake and Prespa Lake. Worth mentioning is also Mavrovo Lake as it is visible from the ski terrains and slopes. 

Ohrid Lake

Ohrid Lake

Ohrid Lake

Lake

3. Towns

Krushevo, due to its position is the highest town on the Balkan Peninsula, 1350 meters above the sea level. It is the most beautiful mountain city in Macedonia with a rich history. The ski center Stanic, its lifts are in the heart of the city, taking the visitors up to the slopes of Bushova Mountain. Hotel Montana Palace offers the most exceptional view over the city. 

Krushevo Winter

Krushevo

Town

Ohrid

Skopje in Winter

Ohrid

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