Lake Ohrid and its historic town have etched out a place for North Macedonia on the tourist map, but there is much more to see in this country: this is a picturesque land of snow-capped peaks, beautiful lakes and pristine national parks, dotted with ancient monasteries, medieval villages and the architectural legacies of the Greco-Roman and Ottoman empires. The best way to experience both the natural and cultural riches of North Macedonia is definitely by bike.
North Macedonia and Albania are some of the least explored countries in Europe, abundant in natural landscapes and steeped in history. On this unique cycling itinerary, you will ride through the very best of Europe’s beautiful unknown.
Located at the heart of the Balkans, the ancient region of Macedonia is full of breathtaking sceneries and historical sites. This epic cycling tour starts from the town of Ohrid in North Macedonia, passing by Lake Prespa and the historic city of Bitola. Entering Greece, you cycle through a beautiful wine region and finish at the giant pinnacles of Meteora topped with ancient monasteries.
With its amazing landscapes, remarkable architecture and rich, turbulent history, North Macedonia is one of Europe’s most underrated – and most captivating – travel destinations. And the best way to experience both the natural and cultural riches of the country is definitely by bike.