The Republic of Macedonia is a landlocked country in the Balkans. With pristine mountains, lakes and rivers, it is one of the least explored countries of Europe. It has a rich history and many archaeological sites to visit. The majority population is Macedonian and Orthodox along with a considerable number of Albanian Muslims. Their mixed culture gives the country a brilliant blend of architectural and ethnic heritage. It is a wonderful location for hikers as well as skiers with a widespread wilderness. A small country, crammed with just about something for everyone. So hire a car in Macedonia and explore the major cities and neighbourhoods of the country including Skopje, Bitola, and Ohrid.
The capital of Macedonia, Skopje, can be the starting point of your vacations in the country. Among the rich and vast locations, the most important sight is the Stone Bridge and the lovely Kale Fortress walls. The streets of Old Bazzar reflect the vibrancy of the city. Here you can experience the Hamam that was introduced during the Turkish rule. The adventure lovers can go hiking on these mountains, rollerblading in the park or swimming in the Olympic pool. This city boasts of many cafes, bars, discotheques and Casino’s. You just need to find car rental in Macedonia to enjoy a laid back trip in the city.
Ohrid is a small city which has all its major attractions within a short distance. The narrow streets lined with restaurants and cafe’s make for a vibrant nightlife. Built mostly between the 7th and the 19th century this city has been honoured by UNESCO with an official designation as one of the few places on the cultural institution’s list. It has a large lake with a wide range of water sports, fishing and boating is also available. The National Park of Galichica is a suitable spot for nature lovers, the churches alongside Lake Ohrid’s shores make for a nice walk in the evening.
Macedonia’s second biggest city, Bitola, is an old town having a population of 125,000 residents. It was known for being a centre of diplomacy and is a great place for history aficionados. Also, the city is best known for its stunning mosaics, well-preserved history, ancient theatre as well as Roman baths. Once in this city, you must visit Old Bazaar, Clock Tower, Bezisten, and Jeni Mosque.
A perfect mix of history and adventure, Macedonia has a lot to offer to the travelers. The citizens are known for their hospitality. Travelers can rent a car in Macedonia to uncover all the significant locales and cities.
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