National Park Pelister, Bitola

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Known for its two glacial lakes called Pelister's Eyes, National Park Pelister offers many opportunities for hiking, skiing, wildlife viewing and birdwatching. The alpine landscapes of pine forests, sparkling springs, and apple orchards shelter wildlife like bears, wolves, deer, wild boars, rabbits, and eagles. Take one of the historical hiking trails dating from World War I, and walk over reconstructed bridges and along trenches with cannon positions. On the edge of the park is an "eco" village that preserves traditional way of life and an intimate relationship with nature. Locals recommend hiking with a mountain guide if unfamiliar with the area. Put National Park Pelister on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Bitola trip builder site .
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  • The area is so beautiful with forests all around. I had hoped to use the chairlift but it was not working on that day and looked like it hadn't been active in days at least. We took the 'rocky trail' ...  more »
  • The best and nature preserved peaks in the Balkans. Pelister National Park is a national park in the Municipality of Bitola, Republic of Macedonia. The park is located in the Baba Mountain massif and ...  more »
  • Although it was the first of the sections of southern Yugoslavia which was proclaimed a National Park-already from the late 40 's-, needs better infrastructure to harness and exploit the tourist stream correctly. We encountered roads with pot holes and bumps, as well as toilets that need to be cleaned last modified ... on Tito ...!!!
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  • Fresh air, mountains, trees, nature. Everything here just go and have fun
  • We went up as far as Molika hotel. If you want to go up further, you will have to walk it to the lake and picnic areas or the peak of the mountain. Great views and lovely fresh air from the Molika trees.
  • Great montain to visit, fresh air, best views from the top. Great for hiking.
  • If you want to feel a nature, go through small mountain paths to the Great Pelister Lake, where you can have scenic sunrise and to have beautiful moments.
  • Great fun, but if you are hiking here make sure to get plenty of practise as the hikes are advanced, you need to bit fit.
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