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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In Macedonia, our group visited the small resort city of Ohrid and Lake Ohrid. Both the town and lake are recognised as UNESCO world heritage sites. On the first day, we had a walking tour of the old... more »
There are historical sites, mountains, villages and restaurants to visit. Many hotels to choose from and good prices. more »
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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