Summary

Most visits to Macedonia are trouble-free. Occasional acts of criminal violence occur, although foreigners are not generally targeted.

There are occasional protests in central Skopje. Check local media and avoid any demonstrations or large gatherings.

Take particular care if you travel to the northern and western border regions of Macedonia. See Crime and Local travel

There is an underlying threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Mosquito-borne diseases, including West Nile virus are present. See Health

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

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