Lake Ohrid, Ohrid

Today a World Heritage Site, Lake Ohrid boasts a wealth of historical monasteries, a ring of mountains, and some of the oldest inhabited communities in all of Europe. Visit the lake, which lies on the border between Albania and Macedonia, and explore its multitude of both natural and manmade sights, including archaeological sites dating back five millennia. Stop by the town of Ohrid, with its historic hilltop castle, winding streets, and plenty of opportunities to make use of the lake both on the water and on the shore. Be sure to visit the Church of Saint Pantelejmon, one of Europe's oldest Slavic monasteries. Put Lake Ohrid at the forefront of your travel plans using our Ohrid online tour planner .
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  • magnificent. Morning or night. From north to south. The road from Oridh to the monastery of Saint Naum at 30km will make you discover beautiful landscapes. Cruises from Oridh offer you to cross the lake. A little drealisy.
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  • If you want a fabulous off road trip, then book a excursion with mountain guide & rescuer Petar Nolev. You drive high in the mountains to enjoy the beautiful nature of North Macedonia. You have lunch ...  more »
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  • Clear and clean water which stays warm enough to swim untill october
  • This place surprised me. I’ve been in Skopje time a go and it was boring experience, but this lake is amazing! You can take a walk around the lake, rent a boat etc. I can just highly recommend to go to this place instead of Skopje, especially during summer.
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