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National Park Galicica, Ohrid
Categories: National Parks, Nature & Parks
Immerse yourself in Macedonia's natural splendor at National Park Galicica, home to a wide array of flora, fauna, and geological sites. Located on Mount Galcica, which straddles the border with Albania, the park spans nearly 22,792 hectares (56,320 acres). Explore the rugged landscape by foot or via the network of paved roads that crisscross the park, taking you past forested slopes, Lake Ohrid, and the series of caves that dot the area. Keep your eyes open and you may even spot some of the local wildlife, including bears, boars, wolves, foxes, eagles, and lynx. Work out when and for how long to visit National Park Galicica and other Ohrid attractions using our handy Ohrid tour planner.
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Hiking the 7.5 km up to Magaro peak and down again was not exactly easy but gave us some of the most spectacular views of our lives. Don't start too late for this trek. It takes some time since you'll... read more »
Ended up visiting on our way from Bitalo to Ohrid, you can drive up to 1400 meters and then start the trail, very useful information centre and well worth the trip.
This was soooooo wonderful, to see God Creation. Nice view. And we had the chance to so the sun true the clouds
Highly recommended visiting if you're traveling around Macedonia. One of the most beautiful parks and national treasures you can visit.
Kilian van der Salm
Great nature, but being used to Dutch roads, the roads here are a bit bumpy, and there's not much space to park
Wonderful nature, good place to spend some time and relax.
One of the best views in the world. Its amazing at top
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