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Day Excursion – The Pearl of Balkan – Ohrid


Ohrid is the gem of Macedonian tourism and as such deserves to be explored. This weekend break gives you the opportunity to explore Ohrid and the Macedonian capital, Skopje in a short stay making use of the increasing low cost flights into Ohrid international airport

Meet with our Guide and Travel east to Elbasan, stopping en route at the remains of a Turkish fort. Continue into Macedonia and the town of Ohrid, situated on the east shore of Lake Ohrid. This Unesco world heritage site is known as the ‘Macedonian Jerusalem’ due to its large number of churches.  Ohrid   The ancient city of Ohrid, also called: Slavic Jerusalem, situated along the coast of the magnificent Lake Ohrid,is undoubtedly the most beautiful and attractive Macedonian town, a pearl of old architecture and treasury of valuable cultural and historical monuments under complete UNESCO’s protection. It exist for about 2500 years and its ancient name was Lichnidos, which was use to refer to the settlement of Ohrid and, lake. The first Slavic University was founded right here by St. Clement and St. Naum in the area called Plaoshnik. There were 365 churches and monasteries in the Ohrid surrounding, one for each day of the year.

One Day is not enough for visiting all this cultural and historical monuments, but our experience guide will express you all with his interesting story. Back to Tirana

Included on price:

Professional Guide/driver, Modern private car, fuel, parking’s

Included on program:

Visiting church of st. Sofija

Visiting the ancient Theatre

Visiting church of st. Kliment (Plaoshnik)

You are required to make all the reservations on  info@tours-albania.com