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Ohrid

  | Macedonia

An historic lakeside retreat. Boating, swimming and historic architecture, all on the shores of Lake Ohrid.

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Ohrid Sights

Ohrid is a city on a beautiful lake, and a highlight of travel in Macedonia. It combines a rich history and outdoor activities with the serenity of this lovely, laid-back region. The Old Town of Ohrid sits on a hill with a wealth of sites to explore. There are monasteries, an ancient Greek outdoor theater, and an imposing fortress. And since Ohrid is right on the lake, everywhere you go you’ll have breathtaking views of the water and all the natural beauty. One of the most incredible things to see is the view of the Old Town jutting out into Lake Ohrid. It's especially nice at night. It’s an image that seems to sum up the unique charm of the entire region. If you’re visiting Ohrid in the summer, you’ll also find concerts and outdoor events.

Ohrid Tourism

Lake Ohrid gives the region its unique charm. It also offers many excellent outdoor activities. It’s the perfect place to take a dip, kick back and relax at one of the beachfront bars, or climb aboard a boat. The water is clean and warm, since it’s fed by hot springs spread across the lake. One of the activities our guests love best here is a trip to the St. Naum monastery at the other end of the lake. But that’s just one of the boating options that will give you a chance to enjoy Lake Ohrid, and get a new point of view on the city. Ohrid is reasonably priced so you can really live it up while you’re here. The city remains relatively undiscovered by foreign tourism. But it does seem poised at the edge of a tourist boom. That’s why now is the perfect time to see Ohrid before the crowds arrive.

  Average guest ratings of our Ohrid vacation packages:
(5.0/5 based on 4 reviews)

"We will continue to recommend JayWay to our friends! This was our second time using JayWay to plan our Eastern European trips, and we could not have been more happy or satisfied!!! Thank you JayWay!"

Becca & Shawn

Becca & Shawn

Maryland

"Great all-around service, from initial planning through the last day of our trip. Cheerful delivery of prompt and comprehensive answers to all questions posed. Our drivers were careful at all times.  We felt extremely safe. Our guides, especially to and in Albania, were exceptional."

Jake, Doreen & Margot

Jake, Doreen & Margot

Minnesota

Where to stay in Ohrid

Our Ohrid accommodation selection comprises the town's best hotels and apartments so you can be certain you're choosing from the best. Once we start preparing your customized itinerary we will present our recommended options for you to select from.

Things to do in Ohrid

Not many lakeside towns have a history stretching back to ancient times, we've curated a variety of tours not only to showcase that aspect but also to find out a bit more about the local culture too. When we send you your customized itinerary you will be able to choose additional excursions to included in your vacation package or consider for adding later.


Lidija
Zagreb City Host and Adriatic Destination Manager

What I love about Ohrid...

“Ohrid is like a fairy tale setting, a small town on the shore of the most beautiful lake in this part of the world. But what really striked me in Ohrid was unparalleled warmth and hospitality of the locals, as well as the most amazing fresh food and even more amazing local wine.”

Popular Tour Itineraries Featuring Ohrid

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Aerial view of Ohrid's Hellenic-period Theater

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