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CULINARY EXPERIENCE

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  • Cultural
  • April to November
  • Groups allowed
  • Tour guides

Description

Inspired from the times of our grandmothers and their delicious meals prepared with love and smile, tasting as freedom and happiness, allow us to present you Macedonia thru our well known cuisine, together with the rich history, breathtaking nature, antique localities and of course, the inevitable Macedonian hospitality.

The tour “Culinary experience” will lead you to an adventure thru time. You will walk through the beautiful nature of the national parks Pelister and Galicica, in the divine temples and churches in the old Ohrid city and the St. Naum Monastery complex, you will experience the most beautiful Macedonian architecture walking along the most famous street in Macedonia – Shirok Sokak in Bitola and you will visit the largest island in Macedonia – Golem Grad located in the middle of Prespa Lake.  With the help of a professional cook you will learn how the Macedonian traditional specialties are prepared according traditional recipes passed from generation to generation, and you will taste a mixture of different civilization served in unique portions.

“Culinary experience” includes per person:

  • 3 overnights in double, triple or quad room
  • 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners and appetizers
  • Homemade wine, beer and natural juices out of forest fruits (in doses prescribed by Macedonian tradition)
  • Professional cook for 3 culinary classes
  • Tickets for entrance in cultural and historical objects
  • Boat ride from the center of Ohrid to St. Naum
  • Boat ride from the village of Stenje to the island Golem Grad
  • Local transportation

DAY1

Accommodation in Vila Dihovo on the slopes of National Park Pelister

Culinary class and cooking of Macedonian traditional recipes

Visit of local producer of milk and dairy products

Walk along Sapundjica river valley

Culinary class and preparation of traditional dinner

Evening party in Bitola on the most popular Macedonian street – Bitola’s Shirok Sokak.

DAY 2

Arrival in the Balkan’s Jerusalem – Ohrid

Visit and sightseeing of the old city bazar and the Old Town

Visit of the Museum of water – Bay of the bones

Visit of the miraculous monastery complex St. Naum

Basking in the sunset and the beautiful Ohrid Lake from National Park Galicica.

DAY 3

Culinary class and cooking of Macedonian traditional recipes

Visit of the largest island in Macedonia – Golem grad and Prespa Lake

Lunch in Stenje village – specialty Prespa Carp prepared on a traditional manner

Farewell party in Vila Dihovo

 If weather conditions are bad and do not allow a visit to the island “Golem grad” we still guarantee unforgettable experience. Instead of sailing on Prespa lake, you will have unforgettable off road SUV adventure to the most unique glacial lakes in Macedonia – Pelisterski oci, located on 2.200 meters height. Here, in a once in a lifetime atmosphere you will enjoy Macedonian traditional cuisine and will get familiarized up close with the biodiversity, cultural heritage and the beautiful landscapes of the oldest National park in Macedonia – Pelister.

  • *If weather conditions do not allow us to realize the visit to Pelisterski Oci, we offer you an alternative SUV tour thru Mariovo region. The extraordinary tour thru the ecologically cleanest parts of the Balkans includes visit of the famous film village Zovikj, a ride thru the largest canyon in Macedonia – the canyon of the Crna River, the historic Point 1050 and the bunkers from the World War I.