Lake Matka, Skopje

4.5
Explore a canyon filled with monasteries, medieval ruins, and natural caves at Lake Matka, Macedonia's first artificial lake. Stop by the lake and make your way around the rocky terrain surrounding it, one of the country's most popular areas for hiking. Peek into a few of the numerous of caves dotting the canyon, the deepest of which stretches back 176 m (577 ft) into the rock. Alternatively, hop aboard a kayak or raft and see the locale by water. Don't miss paying a visit to the series of medieval churches along the way, including several right along the water dating as far back as the 14th century. Lake Matka is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Skopje Edition.
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  • A dam created by the human hand has contributed to the region, only vehicle traffic can be dangerous for pedestes
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  • A must see place in Skopje. Especially in a hot summer day!
  • Nice lake.
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