Krusevo – Macedonia

Krusevo – Macedonia is the highest town in the country and is a major venue for celebrations of the national holiday also known as Republic Day held every second of August each year.


Krusevo – Macedonia is within the Municipality of Krusevo which is bordered by the Plasnica Municipality on its northwestern side, Makedonski Brod Municipality on its northern side and Dolneni Municipality on its eastern side.

Getting There

The best way to reach Krusevo – Macedonia is via a minibus ride from Prilep which is about thirty-two kilometers from the town of Krusevo. You can also take a minibus from Skopje to get to Krusevo.

Since buses are no longer plying the routes going to the town of Krusevo, your only means of public transport is via a minibus.

Your next best option is to take a taxi ride from Prilep.

What to See and Do

Skiing is a top activity for both locals and tourists holidaying in Krusevo – Macedonia. There are various slopes that you can find here which are ideal for all levels of skiers – from beginners to experts.

Enjoying snow for six months in a year starting n November all the way through May; Krusevo makes for the perfect ski holiday getaway.

Krusevo is also rich in historic architectural structures and houses built way back in the early 1900s have been kept well-preserved, showing traditional architecture in the olden days.

There are churches that you can visit here also built in the late 1800s and early 1900s; such as the St. Nikola Church and the St. Jovan Church.

Don’t fail to visit the Museum of Ilinden Uprising where you can se various documents, pictures, maps and weaponry all connected with the historical uprising aimed at overthrowing the Ottoman Empire.

Brief History

Krusevo – Macedonia is one of the major towns involved in the Ilinden Uprising of 1903 which was meant to topple the Ottoman Empire. As such, the national holiday which is the Republic Day in commemoration of the said uprising, is a major annual celebration in town.

The town is known for being one of the very first republics in the Balkan Region and it developed into a prosperous and progressive town during the eighteenth century.

Today, the town is known for being one of the best towns in the country to provide excellent slopes for skiing and other winter sports.


Accommodations in Krusevo – Macedonia are via hotels and apartment villas. Stays here start at $20 up to $40 per room, per night. More luxurious rooms can go up to $210 per room, per night especially during peak season.

Other Information

The best time to visit Krusevo – Macedonia is between the months of November and May where snowfall is abundant. These months are the best times for a ski down the slopes.