Macedonia is a country in southeastern Europe and belongs to the Balkans.


The capital Skopje impressed with numerous statues and Greek monuments such as a statue of Alexander the Great and a triumphal arch.

Matka Canyon

The Matka Canyon is close to Skopje and you can take a boat to a stalactite cave.


The city of Ohrid is located at Lake Ohrid. Impressive was the church on the lake.


  • I traveled Macedonia on a backpacking trip through Eastern Europe. I went by bus from Sofia (Bulgaria) to Skopje and explored it. After a half-day trip to the Matka Gorge, I took the bus to Ohrid. Then I went by bus via Skopje to Pristina (Kosovo).