OHRID – CITY AND LAKE TOUR

Full day Scheduled tour from Skopje – visit to Ohrid with city tour by walking and visit to St. Naum monastery

Already in Skopje, but you want to see more!.
Every Sunday we operate this full day tour to Ohrid and Ohrid lake – the most famous tourist destination in Macedonia

Tour starts at 08:30 at the meeting point, with transfer from Skopje to Ohrid.
In less than 3 hours drive and one coffee stop, you will arrive in Ohrid.
Guided walking tour with our experienced guide in Ohrid Old town.
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 and to visit remains of the first Slavic university in the Balkans, today founded at Holy area of Plaoshnik. You will go inside the recently rebuild Church of St Clement and pass by the unique church of St. John – Kaneo.
Finally, you will visit the cathedral church from 10th century, St. Sofia.
Free time lunch at some of many traditional restaurants by Ohrid lake.
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, with its unique church,
originally built by St. Naum in 9th century.
Free time for visit to the monastery church or to have an unforgettable 40 minutes boat ride above the springs of Black Drim river (entrance fee and boat fee apply – to be paid on the spot)
Later on, transfer back to Skopje and arrival in Skopje early in the evening

Some of the sights you will see and visit:
The Ohrid fortress (inside)
Plaoshnik area (inside),
New St. Clement church (inside)
St. John Kaneo church (from outside)
St Sofia church (inside)
St. Naum Monastery (inside)
For more information / booking of this tour, or to check for Special offers, if any, please use red buttons on the right.
This tour is also offered as a Private tour with flexible departure dates and time – contact us for more information.

Tour code: 1107
Duration: Full day
Price: 79 € per person
Scheduled departures 2018:
every Sunday, all year around
Tour starts at: 08:30
Tour ends at: 19:00
Tour starts from: In front of Gate Macedonia, near the main square in Skopje
We guarantee that this tour will depart as scheduled even with only two persons booked.

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Included:
Transportation from Gate Macedonia in Skopje to Ohrid and Ohrid lake, including transfer to and from St. Naum and back to Skopje.
English speaking tour guide for full day;
Visits inside: as described in the program, including admission fees where applicable
“Visit Macedonia” maps and brochure