The story of Kalesh Angja and “Peshta” Fortress - Self-Guided Walking tour

The Peshta Fortress is famous for the story of Kalesh Angja, the beautiful girl from Mariovo, who is a symbol of the Macedonian unyieldingness during the Ottoman Rule. The pathway that leads you to the monastery “Bren” and the fortress “Peshta” through the village Gradeshnica is a great chance to get to know a little bit more about the rebellious past in the region of Mariovo.

  • Location: Vicinity of Gradeshnica village, Mariovo, Novaci Municipality

  • Type of tour: Self-guided Hiking Tour (Sightseeing cultural tour)

  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Travel Distance: ~6.5 km (4 mi)

  • Duration: ~ 3-4 hours

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