HOW TO ARRIVE ?
Popova Shapka is located in the heart of the mountain Shara. It is only 60 km far away from the capital of Macedonia, Skopje. You can easily reach this place by car or public transport. Almost every hour there is a bus going from Skopje to Tetovo and once you arrive to Tetovo you should catch a taxi to Shapka. If you are more people and you don’t have a car our suggestion is to take a taxi from Skopje directly to Shapka. If you don’t want to stay more days here don’t worry, this place is also perfect for a day trip from Skopje or some other Macedonian town. Starting from this season there is a super offer from Savana Travel Agency for a daily trip to Shapka, you can book just transport, transport + ski card, transport + ski card + lunch or weekend package.
WHERE TO STAY ?
During our trip at Šapka we choose to stay in the Hotel SLAVIJA. We had a possibility to explore the hotel and fully enjoy everything that it offers. It is a small mountain hotel near the ski slopes. The rooms are nice and almost all of them have panoramic view over the mountain. We will admit that we fell in love with the panoramic terrace of this hotel. It is really very unique, here you can enjoy your lunch/dinner or simply drink your coffee while watching the sunset over the white mountain.
The Hotel Slavija has 32 rooms and it offers accommodation in double and triple rooms and also apartments for four people. You can choose between bed and breakfast, half board or full board accommodation. Inside of the hotel there is also a swimming pool where you can relax after long day skiing. You can also have a discount If you are staying more than 3 nights or if you are traveling in group. You can find more information here
One of the most important thing is that people who are working in the hotel are very kind and nice, they are always smiling and will do everything to make you comfortable. The other important thing about this place is also the food. They offer different traditional dishes and we are pretty sure that you will enjoy you lunch while sitting on the panoramic terrace
Now take a look at our photos for which we are certain that it will be more than enough reason for you to choose the Hotel Slavija during your next trip to Shapka.