- Tuesday, September 02, 2014 2:54 PM
Prilep, 2 September 2014 (MIA) - Representatives from over 25 tourism companies from North America and Western Europe, members of the Association for mountain tourism, visited the Treskavec monastery near Prilep to see the potential for tourism development. They were also joined by 6 journalists from international media organizations.
The group was able to visit the 18 century mountain-top monastery that overlooks the fertile Pelagonija valley. The monastery is well renowned as a paragliding and bouldering site. The visit was organized by the Macedonian Agency for Promotion and Support of Tourism and the Development Center of the Pelagonija Region.
Part of the visit includes tasting the local cuisine, introduction to the tradition and cultural events of the region and checking out the potential for adventure sports. The group also met with the mayor of Prilep Marjan Risteski and father Kalist from the monastery.cc/14:51
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