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Village tour - Vevcani

 

One of the most famous and most developed tourist villages in Macedonia is the village Vevcani, for which its locals proudly say that Vevcani is more beautiful than most of the cities in Macedonia. This village is known with Vevcani’s springs, Vevcani’s carnival, its architecture...

The tour will start in the morning. The road leads through Struga, where we will have a brief stop on the bridge of poetry, the river Drim and have a short walk through Struga bazaar. Excursion continues to the village of Kalista, which is 5 minutes driving distance from Sturga. Visit of the cave church of Nativity which has ascetic cells and frescos from the XIV century. Within the monastery there is also a new church dedicated to Mother Mary. In the church we can see the icon of  Black Virgin Mary –which local residents and believers consider it as miraculous and healing. The distance from Vevcani to Sturga is 15 km and leads through two bigger villages – Velesta and Vranista. Walk through the village streets that lead us uphill to the river springs.Walkways by the river are very nicely decorated. The village has a few water mills that still grind corn in a traditional way. Visit one of the water mills. One of the most significant events  held in the village is Vasilica Carnival - held on January 13. Creativity, humor and variety of masks attracts many visitors from country and abroad. After the walk and exploring the life of the village, we can organized lunch in one of the restaurants (optional) - who are known for traditional dishes, homemade cheese, prosciutto,  home made wine. Returning to the hotel.

 

PRICE OF THE EXCURSION: PLEASE CONTACT US ABOUT THE DETAILS AND PRICE FOR THIS EXCURSION

PRICE INCLUDES:

- transport with modern air-conditioned touristic bus/minibus ;

- professional tour guide

- entrance fee: cave church in Kalishta

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

- lunch in the village restaurants with traditional menu

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