Valandovo Travel Guide

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Valandovo Things to Do

  • Monastery of St George

    The Monastery of St Gjorgi is located in the mountains north-west of Valandovo. It can easily be reached by car, the asphalt road to the monastery also brings you along the Izvor springs and picnic place with some old hollow plane trees.According to a sign in the church, the Monastery of St George dates back until 1344.The present church was built...

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  • Izvor

    This interesting picnic place with several small springs/taps is located along the way from Valandovo to the Monastery of St George and Marko’s Tower.There are some old hollow plane trees near the springs.The spring next to the big hollow plane tree is dedicated to Saints Petar and Pavle (Peter and Paul).

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  • Valandovo Town Hall

    We usually visit the town hall or municipality building when we are in a new town. They usually have free goodies such as maps or booklets about the town with touristic information.Unfortunately in the town hall of Valandovo they did not have goodies for us.In the House of Culture we were more successful and got some interesting flyers.

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  • House of Culture

    In the House of Culture we got a booklet in Macedonian about some of the sights near Valandovo, e.g. about the site with springs called "Izvor" near the Monastery of St George.

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  • Marko's Tower

    When you hear Marko's Towers in Macedonia you immediately think about the Towers of Marko near Prilep. But also Valandovo has it's own Marko's Tower! Just one tower, but still...It is located on a hill above the Monastery of St George, north-west of Valandovo.You have to do some serious walking uphill to reach the tower. See the link below for more...

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  • Old plane trees at Izvor

    These big hollow plane trees are growing at the picnic place called Izvor, along the road from Valandovo to the Monastery of St George and Marko’s Tower.The story about a similar hollow tree in Ohrid, called Cinar, tells that the tree used to house a bar and a barber shop in the past...When you have seen the big hollow tree at Izvor you can...

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  • Archeological site "Isar Marvinci"

    The archeological site Isar Marvinci is located outside Valandovo, near the village Marvinci.The following is party from a flyer we got at the site: Isar Marvinci is considered one of the most significant archeological sites in Macedonia. It is assumed that this place was one of the ancient cities called Dober or Idomena, based on a signpost that...

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  • Hike from Monastery of St George to...

    Marko’s Tower near Valandovo can be reached with a short but steep hike from the Monastery of St George.The tower is already visible from the monastery. When we said we would like to go to the tower, the people who were working in the monastery advised us not to go there, because it is hard to find the right track when you're on the mountain. And...

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  • Church of St Dimitrija

    The church of St Dimitri is located in the north part of Valandovo, at the cemetery.The church was open when we arrived there, only it seemed closed at first because the door was a bit stuck...When we were admiring the inside of the Church, the church bell suddenly started to work because it was 11.00h. The sound was really loud and I hope I will...

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