Culture gastronomy and crafts tour of Pelagonia
Enjoy this uniquely crafted journey, ideal blend of culture, gastronomy and traditions of ancient Pelagonia.
Length: 6 days / 5 overnights
Hotel accomodation: hotels/appartments
Airport transfers: Yes
Group sizes: up to 30 persons
Day 1 - Arrival
Arrival at airport. Transfer to Krushevo. Checkin at hotel with some time left to relax.
Day 2 - Sightseeing of Krushevo
Sightseeing tour around Krushevo’s most famous sights. Exploration of the forgotten republic. Free afternoon to explore the town on your own. Welcome dinner in restaurant with traditional setting.
Day 3 - Day in Pelagonia (Prilep and Bitola) / wine tasting
Transfer to Prilep after breakfast. Walking tour of Prilep and the surrounding areas (Monastery of Treskavec). Prilep’s unique dishes are served for lunch. After lunch we take you to Bitola, once Macedonia’s prime economical and culture center. What follows is visit of the Heraclea Lyncestis archeological site and the center of Bitola. Early dinner with tasting of the premium wines of the Tikvesh and Pelagonia regions. Late evening return to Krushevo. Overnight.
Day 4 - Remembering the crafts traditions of Krushevo
During its heyday, Krushevo was a major trading center of the area, which caused the development of many unique crafts. We will arrange a full day visit of some of the town’s last remaining masters: blacksmith and barrel maker.
Day 5 - Macedonian cooking day
If you are interested in surprising your friends with the preparation of typical Macedonian food back home, taking our cooking class in Krushevo is a unique way to spend this day. Our hosts will teach you how to excel in making the region-wide famous Krushevo dishes. In the evening, guests will enjoy folklore evening program with colorful dances originating from Krushevo and other Macedonian regions.
Day 6 - Departure
Breakfast and check-out from hotel, followed by departure to the airport. End of program.
Price and Inclusives
Price per person: Please inquire (price depends on group size, type of accommodation and meal plan).
- Transportation / Accommodation / Guide
- All meals and activities
- Sightseeing and entrance fees
- 24h assistance
- Transfers to Macedonia
- Single room suplement
- Travel insurance
- Individual expenses