Tirana: Lake and Town Ohrid Day Trip
Discover the UNESCO world heritage site of Lake Ohrid and explore the entire lakeside in one day. Visit the city's historic main sites including St. Naum Monastery, Church of Saint Sophia, and Samuil’s Fortress.
- Visit the UNESCO natural and cultural heritage of Lake Ohrid
- Admire the intricate frescoes of Saint Naum Monastery
- Get fantastic views of Ohrid Lake from the cliff-top church of Saint John
DescriptionFollowing a pickup from your accommodation in Durrës or Tirana, embark on a guided tour of the charming city of Ohrid. Begin the tour at the magnificent Church of Saint Sophia. Then visit the National Workshop for a handmade paper-making demonstration. Next, pass by Samuil’s Fortress and walk along its historic 4th-century walls. See the Ancient Theatre of Ohrid built in Hellenistic style and walk up to the cliff-top church of Saint John at Kaneo for panoramic views of the lake and surrounding mountains. Enjoy your free time with a lunch in the city. After your lunch, continue the tour to the Medieval Monastery of Saint Naum. See the resident peacocks that roam the grounds and enter the monastery to marvel at its intricate frescoes. On the way to Ohrid, visit the one of a kind Bay of Bones Museum, a prehistoric settlement located on Lake Ohrid. It is an authentic reconstruction from the pile-dwelling settlement, dating back between 1200 and 700 BC. Transfer to Tirana in the late afternoon with a short stop in the town of Pogradec.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off in Tirana or Durrës Transportation Tour Director Local Guide Admission to museum and castles Food and drinks Gratuities
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