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Nestled in the heart of Southern Europe, Macedonia is home to lakes boasting endemic species and archaeological diving, national parks with flourishing ecosystems, and a unique culture and history influenced by centuries of empires. Macedonia is the seldom-seen and premier European location for students to explore and discover. Often overshadowed by some of its more prominent neighbours, Macedonia is a hidden treasure-trove of educational experiences.

Recommended trip: Our suggested itineraries are based on personal recommendation and can be tailored to suit your school and group.

Macedonia Explorer

Group of young people hiking in Mavrovo National Park Macedonia

Delve into Macedonia, one of the least explored parts of Europe, where schools groups will discover a nation with a unique history, stunning wildlife, picturesque landscapes, and plenty of adventure.

Locations

Recommended locations:

Bitola

Heraclea ampitheatre archaeological ruins in Bitola

Founded in the ancient kingdom of Macedon, through to becoming a regional capital under the Ottoman Empire, Bitola is a town that breathes the history and culture of Macedonia.

Lake Ohrid

St John Kaneo church overlooking Lake Ohrid Macedonia

With some of the finest scenery in Macedonia, Lake Ohrid is most famous for its unique ecosystem. As the oldest lake in Europe, the range of endemic species found here is unprecedented.

Mavrovo National Park

Group of people hiking on mountain in Mavrovo National Park Macedonia

The largest National Park in Macedonia and home to the highest point of the country, Mount Korab, Mavrovo National Park is a key addition to any Macedonian school adventure.

Pelister National Park

Typical mountain scenery in Pelister National Park Macedonia

Pelister National Park is one of the most beautiful parts of Macedonia, offering Alpine mountains, glacial lakes, sprawling forest, and a great diversity of flora and fauna.

Skopje

Ottoman architecture in Skopje Macedonia

Skopje is the capital city of Macedonia and the beating heart of this modern nation. There is plenty of culture and history to embrace here, with a stay in the city an essential part of every school trip.