Already in Skopje, but you want to see more!
We recommend this full day tour to Ohrid and Ohrid lake
– the most famous tourist destination in Macedonia.
You will start in a morning with private transfer from Skopje to Ohrid.
Passing the western part of Macedonia, in less than 3 hours drive and one coffee stop, you will arrive in Ohrid. Our experienced local guide will be at your disposal during the Ohrid walking tour (2-3 hours light walking)
Because of the religious importance and its numerous churches and monasteries, Ohrid is also famous under the name “Macedonian Jerusalem”. According the history facts, there used to be 365 churches – a church for each day!
In 12th century, the city was also the seat of Archbishop of Ohrid.
Since 1979 the city and the lake of Ohrid are under protection of UNESCO.
Do not miss to have a nice panoramic picture from Ohrid fortress (inside, entrance fee included) and to visit remains of the first Slavic university in the Balkans, today founded at Holy area of Plaoshnik. Go inside the recently rebuild Church of St Clement (inside, entrance fee included). Pass by the unique church of St. John – Kaneo (from outside). Enjoy a boat ride from Kaneo with panoramic view of Old town (included in the price). Finally, visit to the cathedral church from 10th century, St. Sofia (inside, entrance fee included)
You can have a lunch at some of many traditional restaurants by Ohrid lake (optional).
In the afternoon, light drive along the lake coast to visit another pearl
located on the south part of the lake. St. Naum monastery complex (inside, entrance fee included), with its unique church, originally built by St. Naum in 9th century. As final surprise – you can have an unforgettable 40 minutes boat ride above the springs of Black Drim river
(optional, could be ordered and paid on the spot)
Later on, private transfer back to Skopje and arrival in Skopje early in the evening.
Some of the sights you will see and visit:
The Ohrid fortress, Plaoshnik area, New St. Clement church
St. John Kaneo church, St Sofia church, Ohrid bazaar , St. Naum Monastery,
Springs of Black Drim river at St. Naum monastery
Tour code: 107
Duration: Full day
48 hours before departure
Price: From 55 € per person,
for minimum 6 persons per tour
Departure date: you will choose
Departure time: you will choose
(we recommend 08:30)
Any hotel or address within Skopje