Mavrovo Lake, Mavrovo

4.3
#2 of 13 in Things to do in Polog Region
Set within the peaceful landscape of a national park, Mavrovo Lake provides a prime spot for walking, fishing, boating, and swimming. The largest artificial lake in Macedonia is surrounded by chains of mountain ridges, snowcapped peaks, and wide green highlands. Notice the church in the middle of the lake, half-submerged in the water, which was flooded when the manmade lake was built to supply a power plant. The waters are rich with trout, which you can order off the menu from many hotels, villas, and restaurants nearby. To visit Mavrovo Lake and other attractions in Mavrovo, use our Mavrovo road trip planning app .
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  • The lake area in this time was very peaceful, nice colors, but level of the lake was very low so the church was not in the water.  more »
  • There is nothing to do in the summer, not bad kind, but all over Macedonia there is much better. The cave is closed. The lake itself has dried up and the church stands on the soil) In the area there are a couple of good vipoints. If you drive, it's worth a visit
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  • It's a very charming place with amazing views. You can put up a tent here and sleep next to beautiful lake :)
  • Perfect location for nature lovers and skiing enthusiasts.
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