Full-Day Private Best of Ohrid and Lake Ohrid Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Lake Ohrid

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If you are you interested in knowing a bit more about the town situated on the shores of Lake Ohrid, one of the oldest human settlements in Europe, want to feel the place where writing, education and Slavonic culture have spread out from and want to see more than 800 Byzantine-style icons and frescoes, this tour will be ideal. The frescoes are considered one of the most important collections of icons in the world. All of this is located in a natural setting of exceptional, unspoiled beauty in between the Galicica National Park and the Ohrid Lake, inscribed on the World Heritage List of UNESCO. This full day tour of Ohrid and its surrounding sites will remark the best of your visit to Macedonia.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Lake Ohrid, Ohrid, Southwestern RegionEnjoy exploring the UNESCO protected town and lake of OhridStop At: Saint Sophia, Ohrid, Southwestern RegionVisit Ohrid's grandest church with beautiful Byzantine frescoesDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Ancient Theatre of Ohrid, Ohrid, Southwestern RegionTravellers will get few minutes to admire the old stones of the Ancient TheaterDuration: 5 minutesStop At: Tsar Samuel's Fortress, Ohrid, Southwestern RegionExcellent opportunity for a spectacular view over the town and lake of OhridDuration: 15 minutesStop At: St. Jovan Kaneo, Ohrid, Southwestern RegionThe most photographed spot on Ohrid Lake - the 13th century church set on a cliff over the lakeDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Monastery of Saint Naum, Ohrid, Southwestern RegionVisit the monastery that is 29km south of Ohrid, near the Albanian border and a popular day trip from OhridDuration: 40 minutesStop At: Bay of the Bones Museum, Ohrid, Southwestern RegionVisit the reconstructed ancient settlement on waterDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Saint Climent of Ohrid, Ohrid, Southwestern RegionStand on Ohrid's hilltop to enjoy the lake view and explore the place with layers of historyDuration: 10 minutes

What’s included

  • Pick-up and drop-off (hotel or any location of your preference in Ohrid)
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • All transfers with comfortable A/C car or minivan

What’s not included

  • Meals and drinks
  • Entrance tickets
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Saint Sophia
  • Entry/Admission - Tsar Samuel's Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - St. Jovan Kaneo
  • Entry/Admission - Monastery of Saint Naum
  • Entry/Admission - Bay of the Bones Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Saint Climent of Ohrid

Highlights

  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local
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