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Lake Ohrid

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Address: Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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+389 75 298 304
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USD 192.18*
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Private Full Day Lake Ohrid Circle Tour from Ohrid
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USD 141.95*
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Private Full Day Tour Best of Ohrid
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Private Half Day Sightseeing Tour of Ohrid

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the lake is high up and as such the water is cold in the lake, the town is very nice, its nothing like Skopje, it feels more like the Med than anything else

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dymchurch, United Kingdom
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Dymchurch, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the lake is high up and as such the water is cold in the lake, the town is very nice, its nothing like Skopje, it feels more like the Med than anything else

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Jackson, California, United States
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Finally, after several trips to the Balkans, I got to go and see this geological and historical lake up close! Besides the interesting geology of this large and ancient European lake, there's lots of history, especially important to those of the Orthodox Christian faith and many interesting monasteries along its shores.

Thank Larry A
Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have now stayed on both ends of the lake. Stayed 2 weeks in Pogradec Albania in November 2016 and now 2 weeks at Ohrid in Macedonia. Ohrid is very touristy wheras Pogradec is inhabited by mainly Albanian locals. We visited Lin from Pogradec which was well worth the trip as its position behind a cliff right on the lake... More 

Thank EricaDavid
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Loved this place,it was so beautiful and peaceful.I would go back there with the first chance!!! 🏞🏞

Thank Stelios P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can read lot of info about this lake on the google, but the experience walking on lakeside and seeing sunset cant described with words.

Thank Izani A
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most picturesque lakes we've seen in the world. Clean, full of restaurants and cafes and really beautiful. You will not regret spending a few days here. Very highly recommended.

Thank Steve H
Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Being the largest and most beautiful out of Macedonia’s three tectonic lakes, Lake Ohrid is about 30 kilometers (18 miles) long and round 288 meters (945 feet) deep. Its astonishingly clean and clear waters, together with the serene stillness of its mountain settings have captivated visitors since prehistoric times. While the lake is filled up by water from three rivers,... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small city with a big heart .you can see blue and Green alltogether . Fantastic place that must to see it. İt has an old town that belongs to ohrid lake and Sever al shopping places around there. Fırst you must have boat trip around the lake Then you have a Coffee break near the lake. Ohrid Pearl is famous... More 

Thank Cihan S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lake orhid is a truly wonderful surprise. Came here on way to Skopje after a recommendation. Can't beleive I' ve never heard of it. Lovely walks, variety of shops, eateries and bars to suit all tastes. The lake is spectacular and low cost airline flies from Luton, what a bonus! Just booked to come for longer in May.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places what i visited!! So chilled and amazing views! Water is crystal clean,that you can see bottom of the lake. This place will be in my destination list for sure!!

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