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Velmej Travel Guide: 14 reviews and 76 photos

The village Velmej is east of the road Skopje-Ohrid, between Kicevo and Ohrid.

A visit to Velmej can be combined with a visit to the All Saints Monastery in Lesani, and the Church of St George in Vrbjani, which are also located between Kicevo and Ohrid.

We came to Velmej to visit the Cave Jaorec.

To our pleasant surprise, we also found some very old churches in Velmej, with beautiful frescoes.

Besides the churches, there are some great examples of rural architecture in the village, as well as an old watermill.

  • Last visit to Velmej: Aug 2009
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Feb 10, 2016 at 10:19 PM

    What an interesting page, thanks for sharing. Pity nobody hasn't read it before, perhaps off the beaten track? Congratulations on pioneer badge!

    • Pijlmans's Profile Photo
      Feb 10, 2016 at 10:49 PM

      Thanks balhannah! Many of my pages are off the beaten track, not a lot of people visit Macedonia....I try to convince them they should! Have a nice day :-)

    • balhannah's Profile Photo
      Feb 10, 2016 at 10:50 PM

      Mine are too only I think Australia sees more visitors than Macedonia.

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