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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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  • One of the most beautiful lakes I have ever visited. Really worth a visit. The water is clear and clean. There are several beautiful beaches on the lake. You must also visit the "Bay of the Bones". Th...  more »
  • Beautiful place - the lake and the views are stunning, the water crystal clean. The town itself (the old town) is really cute with many places to see - the fortress, monasteries, churches including th...  more »
  • Ohrid is between the best 3 places I've ever visited. Stunning lake with breathtaking views, unique architecture, lots of things to do and amazing food & wine. You can visit many old churches and nati...  more »