Berovo – St. Michael (Berovo Monastery)

St. Michael – Holy Archangel Michael – Св. Архангел Михаил in Berovo – Берово, Berovo Monastery – беровски Манастир The Berovo Monastery, a female monastery (convent) and church dedicated to the Holy warrior, Archangel Michael is located in Southeastern Macedonia in the town of Berovo near the Maleševo (Малешево) Mountains.   An inscription […]

Berovo – St. Mary Balaklija

St. Mary Balaklija – Sv. Bogorodica Balaklija – Св. Богородица Балаклија in Berovo (Берово) This church dedicated to St. Mary Balaklija is located just on the outskirts of Berovo across the Bregalnica River. We had rented a cabin, Čiplakova Koliba, Čiplakovski’s Cottage, (Chiplakova Koliba, Чиплакова Колиба), for five days to enjoy […]

Berovo – St. Elijah The Prophet

St. Elijah the Prophet – Sveti Ilija Prorok – Свети Илија Пророк in Berovo – Берово This newly constructed chapel dedicated to St. Elijah The Prophet is located in Southeastern Macedonia  just on the outskirts of the town of  Berovo.  We had rented a cabin, Čiplakova Koliba, Čiplakovski’s Cottage, (Chiplakova […]


The small town of Berovo (Берово) Berovo is located on the slopes of the Maleševo (Maleshevo) mountains on the Macedonia-Bulgaria border. With it’s terrain, snowy winters, cool summers and a nearby artificial lake, the town is a year-round destination spot for nature lovers, those interested in ecotourism and those pursuing cultural heritage […]

Maleševo (Maleshevo)

The Maleševo (Maleshevo) Малешево Mountains The Maleshevo mountains are part of the Osogovo–Belasica mountain range located on the Macedonia-Bulgaria border and on its western slopes you will find the town of Berovo. Maleševo is also a geographical territory referring to the region in Macedonia covering the municipalities of Berovo and […]