Lake Ohrid, Ohrid

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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. A visit to Lake Ohrid represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Ohrid vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • August 19, 2017
    Beautiful clear waters and in July and August on temperature, gravel beach almost everywhere. Take a boat trip!
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  • August 18, 2017
    Beautiful and big lake, located on the border between 2 Nations, albania and macedonia's Albanian quarter 3 quarter .1 Macedonian Lake, clear waters, beautiful weather in the summer, little known by Italians, I met very few, but my advice is to come and see this beautiful Lake is well worth it, even for pricing structures, 30 euros per night for a double , I suggest a stay in ohride ancient town Macedonian Lake side feature.
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  • August 18, 2017
    A charming Lakeside Town, the Pearl of Macedonia. Other Balkan countries is relatively cheap places in Macedonia is in one of the available lakefront hotel by staying a few days to make a relaxing holiday possible. Nature is wonderful. The food's taste, I have stayed close. There's no shortage of communication. A safe country. Pond water clean. Especially in the early morning swim in the water tears, very nice. Once I went on tour with you. Once I had to go by road. 2-3 day holiday for couples and families with a place to be evaluated for
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Combining natural beauty and historical sights, Ohrid is one of Macedonia’s best known and most visited destinations. In spite of its modest size, the scenic shore of Lake Ohrid offers an array of accommodations. Hotels range from luxurious to budget-friendly. Much more numerous than hotels are the guesthouses, where you can find lodging in modern villas and traditional homes, in town or in the peaceful natural surroundings just outside. Rental apartments and several hostels oriented toward younger visitors round out the offerings.
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