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MACEDONIA DESTINATION GUIDE

"North Macedonia has come into the spotlight in recent years and for good reason. With an intriguing culture, beautiful architecture and beautiful nature, you'll discover one of Europe's true hidden treasures."

Travel Director
Macedonia at a glance
North Macedonia has an intriguing cultural tapestry, with beautiful mosques, ancient fortresses and alluring bazaars. Venture beyond the capital of Skopje with your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and discover North Macedonia's natural beauty with towering gorges, glacial lakes and green meadows.
Currency
Macedonian denar
Winter avg temp
-1°C
Summer avg temp
34°C
Time Zone
GMT+2
Capital City
Skopje
Language
Macedonian
Good morning
Dobro utro
Good evening
Dobro popladne

What to pack for Macedonia

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Macedonian phrasebook

Macedonian is the official language of Macedonia, and you’ll find it easier to connect with the locals if you learn a few phrases in their language.

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Macedonian denar

The official currency of Macedonia is the Macedonian denar. While there are ATMs available in the cities, you can also come prepared with some local cash.

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Comfortable shoes

The best way to explore Macedonia’s mountains and Skopje’s cobbled lanes, markets and bridges is on foot, so bring a sturdy pair of walking shoes.

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Adaptor plug

In Macedonia, the power plugs and sockets are of type F, with standard European 2-pin plugs. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

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Layered clothing

Macedonia’s weather can be unpredictable, so it’s best to bring versatile clothing. You’ll also need to dress modestly, with knees and shoulders covered when visiting churches and rural areas.