NORTH MACEDONIA

Trip scholar

Nirvana Romell, Lecturer in Balkan History and Art
Born and bred on the Dalmatian Coast, Nirvana has accompanied several very successful journeys to the Balkans

Highlights

  • Explore Skopje; a curious architectural mix of Ottoman past, Tito’s socialism and recent ‘neo-classicism’ with its wonderful (and the Balkan’s largest) Bazaar

  • Enjoy an excursion to Mount Vodno with its spectacular views and a chance to see some exquisite frescoes – masterpieces of the Komnenian-era Byzantine art

  • Taste delicious North Macedonian wines and rustic gourmet cuisine with its Greek and Turkish influences

  • Unwind on the shores of beautiful Lake Ohrid with its breath-taking views

  • Cross the border to southeastern Albania and visit Korca, Albania’s ‘city of culture’, with its rich history and exceptional National Museum of Medieval Art

Date

Autumn 2021

Price

TBC

Flexible booking policy: all deposits fully refundable up until February 2021

More information

Discover North Macedonia, a country of old-world culture, mountain chains, remote villages, and some of the oldest and deepest lakes in Europe. North Macedonia lies at the very crossroads between empires - Greek, Macedonian, Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman - where the Occident and Orient have long found middle ground. Join popular trip scholar, Nirvana Romell, exploring the region’s exquisite art, architecture, culture and cuisine.

Further details & bookings

 Distant Horizons
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