Mayor of the Municipality of Demir Kapija
We express our special gratitude to the mayor of the Municipality of Demir Kapija, Mr. Lazar Petrov, who greatly supports our story and cooperates with us for the successful realization of the festival.
A man born in Demir Kapija and wholeheartedly does everything for the good of this town.
With extensive experience in the field of the wine industry, he positively received our idea of organizing the first international wine festival in Demir Kapija and together we will succeed in improving wine tourism and offering a great new tourist product.
Demir Kapija is a small town in Republic of North Macedonia that is full of history, culture, and natural beauty.
Nestled in the Demir Kapija Gorge, the area is known for its cactus valley, warm pools, and plenty of sports and adrenaline activities.
A place of royal grandeur, Demir Kapija offers visitors a variety of opportunities to explore and enjoy its beauty. With the possibility of developing all kinds of tourism, the town is also home to one of the first Museums of Wine in Europe.
Come and explore the beauty of Demir Kapija and experience a unique wine-tasting journey.
Interesting facts about Demir Kapija
Demir Kapija means Iron Gate
More then 200 species
of trees and plants
Black walnut and Maple are the most famous, some more then 500 years old. There are two localities declared Monuments of nature
More then 100
... and more are yet to be discovered
10 beautiful waterfalls
The highest one is 35 m
„Bela Voda“ is one of the longest caves in North Macedonia
Demir Kapija Gorge
19 km long, declared a Cultural Monument, there are more then 400 routes for rock climbing
Museum of wine
One of the first of this kind
A unique valley full of naturally sprouted cacti
219 Bird Species
Тhe richest region in Europe with rare bird species, 8 of them are worldwide threatened species
Natural climate border
Demir Kapija Gorge is the natural border for two climates - Continental and Mediterranean
Around 14 natural pools made of rocks, perfect for swimming in summer
from World War I
Built in 1916 by German soldiers in just 2 months