Tag Archives: Kratovo

The return to Macedonia – Kumanovo, Skopje, and Kratovo

03 Jun
Kratovo - generous lunch at Etno House Shanceva

How I decided to go to Kumanovo? On the 2nd of August, I had to be in Macedonia, in the small town of Kratovo. There, I had promised to Stevce Donevski to write an article about his traditional guest house, Etno House Shanceva. I had another week left until then and had to do something […]

From Skopje to Prilep, passing Kratovo – Macedonia

03 Oct
Kratovo - the town of bridges and towers

From Skopje to Kratovo I stopped in Staro Nagoričane, at St. George’s Church, and after that I made a detour to the megalithic observatory from Kokino. In Kuklica, I went to the Stone Dolls’ Valley and then stayed overnight in Kratovo, the town of towers and bridges. From Skopje, I turned half of the distance towards […]

Etno House Shancheva – Kratovo, Macedonia

04 Aug
Etno House Shancheva - with Stevce Donevski in front of his guesthouse from Kratovo

Etno House Shancheva – Kratovo town Etno House Shancheva. Kratovo was a major mining center in the Macedonian part of the Ottoman Empire. For this reason, Saxon settlers came here during the Middle Ages. Moreover, Kratovo is also known as the town of towers and bridges. The town developed in the crater of a former extinct […]