Lake Ohrid, Ohrid
Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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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We traveled by boat from the charming town of Ohrid. A relaxing journey across the lake. Journey time to St Naum's Monastery,one and a half hours, stopping twice. The very small Monastery rises up abo... read more »
Such a peaceful place. I could spend all day by this gorgeous lake. It is just like a dream. Especially the sources by the pathway are unbelievably marvellous.
Beautiful, atmospheric and deeply historic small city that needs a good two days tor eally enjoy. Brush up on Bulgarian, Byzantine, Macedonian history to really get the full experience. Round to the A... read more »
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