Summer University 2018

 

Party spree-from lake to sea!

Organized by AEGEE-Skopje

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General Information:

From: Monday, July 30th
To: Friday, August 10th
Starts in: Skopje
Ends in: Thessaloniki
Type: Summer Course info_outline
Thematic categories: History and Local Culture / Arts, Creativity and Cooking
Fee: 154€ info_outline
35 Friends
Accomodation: Hostel, apartments;
Confirmation: Send copy of the ticket AND pay 50% of the fee in advance
Optional fee: 40€
Used for: 1.boat trip Matka canyone cave, 2. St. Naum & 3. Afytos
Alternative: Struga city tour, boat trip in Thessaloniki;
Language: English
Special equipment needed: swimming suit, hiking boots, beach towels, sun cream;
Suited for disabled people: No

Theme:

Creative and alternative experience of Macedonian culture

Contact:

Phone: +389 75 954 554

Our ideal participant:

Activities:

    • Macedonian history and culture workshop;
    • Youth mobility workshop;
    • Europtimism workshop;
    • Traditional dances workshop;
    • Cooking workshop for traditional macedonian food;
    • Visit the house of a Nobel Peace Prize Winner-Mother Teresa;
    • Visit the Holocaust Memorial Center for the Jews of Macedonia;
    • Visit Museum of the city of Skopje;
    • City tours;
    • Sports - especially beach games and swimming;
    • Hiking Mountain Vodno;
    • Visit St.Naum (optional);
    • Boat trip in Canyon Matka (optional),
    • City tour in Thessaloniki;
    • Excursion to Afitos (optional);
    • Treasure hunt,
    • Thematic parties,
    • European night.

Course Information:

Course:
Timetable:
Course level: Beginner
Course given by: Ana Marija Matic and Stefani Josifovska;
Equipment:
Supported by University: No

Join the Summer University and visit:

Skopje

Welcome to Skopje, the capital of the Republic of Macedonia, a city located in
the heart of the Balkan Peninsula, a city with a 2000 years old tradition. We would
encourage you to take a walk along the beautiful quay of the river “Vardar”, to stroll along the narrow streets of the Old Bazaar, which is the biggest bazaar preserved in the Balkans today, to climb up Kale, in order to feel the spirit of the 1500 years' old fortress and enjoy the panorama of Skopje. Skopje is the mixture of traditional and modern, urban and unspoiled, suitable for every taste.

Ohrid

The immortal city, the Macedonian pearl, kingdom of light and water, a repository of ancient ruins from Macedonia’s earlier kingdoms waits for you. All the major attractions are located within a walking distance, among and above the narrow streets of the Old Town lined with restaurants and cafés perfectly suited for relaxing in the cool summer evenings. Ohrid is notable for once having had 365 churches, one for each day of the year, and has been referred to as a "Jerusalem of the Balkans". Ohrid is one of only 28 sites that are part of UNESCO's World Heritage that are both Cultural and Natural sites.

Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is the second largest town of Greece. The most famous monument of Thessaloniki Greece is certainly the White Tower, the symbol of the town, located above the port. The Byzantine Period has left beautiful churches all over the town, which in fact have been included in the UNESCO List of World Heritage Monuments. Ladadika is the top nightlife quarter of the city with many restaurants and bars, while the Old Town is picturesque with its narrow, paved streets and the stone houses.

Afitos (optional)

Afitos is a traditional village in Kassandra, Halkidiki which is located 83 km away from Thessaloniki. It has an amazing view of Toroneos gulf as the village is built on a hill overlooking the coast. Afitos is every architect's dream come true, perfectly combining natural beauty and human presence. Walking along the cobblestone alleyways, observing the traditional village with its fine examples of Greek folk architecture, one almost feels like time has stopped at the beginning of the previous century.
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