We will pick you up from the center of the Gostivar and transfer to National Park Mavrovo. On this tour we will visit the villages of Galicnik, Rostuse and Jance, as well as the Bigorski monastery (St. John the Baptist).
On this tour we will take a day to explore the rural area around National Park Mavrovo. There we will visit the old villages and their traditional way of life. You will get a chance to taste the locally famous Galicnik cheese, hear about the centuries old custom wedding ceremony, as well as see how these rural areas retain their traditional ways of life and coexist with the nature around them.
As part of the adventure, we will also visit the monastery of St. John the Baptist – known as Bigorski monastery. Within the main church you will see the most beautiful wooden carved iconostasis, largest in the world. We will also learn about the history of the monastery, the main church, and the lifestyle of the monks.
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