Galichnik Wedding (Galička Svadba)

Galička Svadba – Galichnik Wedding – Галичка Свадба The Galička Svadba is an annual two-day event that brings to life the local traditions and cultural heritage of the mountain village, Galičnik (Галичник, Galichnik) located in the Mavrovo National Park on the Bistra mountain massif. This wedding celebrates centuries’ old traditions […]

Galičnik (Galichnik)

The Mountain Village of Galičnik (Galichnik) – Selo Galičnik The village of Galičnik (Galichnik / Галинчик) is located about 19.5 kilometers (35 minute drive via the Galički road) southwest of Mavrovo and 33.5 kilometers (one hour drive through Selce) northeast of Debar in the Mavrovo National Park on the  Bistra […]

Bistra Mountain Massif

Bistra Mountain – Бистра Планина The Bistra mountain massif is located in western Macedonia, with much of it inside the Mavrovo National Park.  The highest peak is Medenica at 2,163 meters (7,096.5 feet) above sea level and the second highest peak is Trebiška Rupa at 2,154 meters (7,067 feet). The villages […]