Cultural tourism West Macedonia
Cultural tourism is defined as travel persons outside the residence with a view to the search for new experiences and experiences that meet their cultural needs. Cultural tourism also includes visits to cultural and historical sites in the distant and recent history of the tourist destinations, museums and galleries, churches, musical and theatrical events and performances, music and, more recently and visits to concerts of pop culture. That is considered to be cultural tourism motivated learning about cultural heritage, art and culture of life and work in the nation visited tourist area. Characteristics of demand for this type of culture is characterized by the fact that it is a broad spectrum of tourists covering different age groups and education, but with an indication that interest in culture increases with age. Cultural tourism is a younger branch of tourism that emerges from the needs of all educated tourists and their needs work on myself, learning and entertainment needs through introducing the history and tradition, and is motivated by the creative cultural activities related to the activities that have been preserved from the past such as learning traditional skills through cultural tourism product with religion, gastronomy and tourism literature or contemporary art production.
Western Macedonia has a lot of mountains for example Sar Planina and Bistra. It is the place where the most popular winter touristic centres are (Mavrovo and Sapka).
And yet, during the summer, Ohrid it's Ohrid lake, Struga, Prespa and Prespa Lake are filled with tourist from all over the world.
Macedonian, Albanians, Turks and other nationalities live here with ages and that is why here different cultural and historic background. Lots of hotels, motels, restaurants or private accomodation will offer the guests a unforgetable experience.