Tourism in Gevgelija - Macedonia Travel & Leisure
Welcome to Gevgelija Travel & Leisure! Gevgelija is one of the most popular travel destinations in Macedonia, attracting tourists not only in summer and winter - which in the mountain regions is almost as busy a season as summer - but also in the in-between seasons. Visitors are drawn particularly from neighboring Serbia and Bulgaria, as for them there is no language problem, but also from Greece and Turkey. It is the scenic beauties to be found in all the places which are the main reason for inducing large numbers of tourists to spend their holidays in Gevgelija year after year. But, in addition, Gevgelija is home to many recreational opportunities at Mount Kožuf including skiing. Gevgelija Negorci Baths (Негорски бањи) (village of Negorci). Located in extremely pleasant surroundings just 2 kilometers outside of Gevgelija, amidst European ash woods, which form a natural park. At the foot of Mount Kožuf, it has the lowest elevation among natural baths in the country. Within the spa-resort there are two waters: "Vrela banja" (hot), and "Ladna banja" (cold), or so called "Sukripasina". The waters in the "Vrela banja" have a temperature of 40 °C, and in the "Ladna banja" 38 °C. Smrdliva Voda (Смрдлива Вода) (village of Konsko). At an altitude of 712 meters, a tourist site was built 24 km from Gevgelija by mineral waters known for their properties to help aid stomach and kidney ailments. The name of the water "Smrdliva" means smelly as the water has an unpleasant rotten egg smell. Smokvijada (Смоквијада). A festival held in Gevgelija since 2007 celebrating figs (smokvi). Gevgelija claims to have the largest production of sweet figs in the country. It is held near the city stadium. Other traditional foods are also celebrated as part of the festival.