Vevcani's Springs

The Springs of Vevcani are 900 m above sea level. In 1997 they were declared as the monument of nature.In 2012 they were redeclared as protected area - Nature’s monument with a total surface of 1370 ha. From the center of Vevcani to the Springs the road the whole 550 meters of it are asphalted and you can get there by foot for just 7 minutes. Vevcani’s springs are featured with rich biological diversity and they are one of the most visited places In Macedonia from domestic and foreign tourists.

During evening hours you can visit the springs because they are lighted even there are lights under the water, which gives a special sight to the springs. The abundance of water that is coming out of the caves is a special attraction for the tourists. The whole place around the springs is adjust as a picnic area so that tourist can sit and enjoy themselves, there are even three little churches that are open for visit at any time and very much enjoyable. The area of the springs has informational boards where tourists can get to know the biological diversity better.

The area of the inside of the springs is a combination from 7 smaller springs which are merging and make the flow of Vevcani's River.

The water from the spring comes from an underground path that is 100 meters long and her height difference is 10 meters high. Throughout a long period of observation it is established that an average of 1500 l per second of water flow through the spring which part of it is used for drinking water and the some part for watering the fields. This beautiful abundance of water is bigger during spring time until June or July, and during this period of time there is a special beauty in the Springs.

The local citizens use this sight not only for relaxing and vacation but also for religious purposes.