The “Blue Pearl of the Balkans”, Lake Ohrid lies in the picturesque region surrounded by magnificent high mountains landscapes of Macedonia and Albania. With its unique flora and fauna ecosystems it is one of Europe’s deepest and oldest lakes of a great historical and cultural importance, which is nowadays a UNESCO World Heritage Site annually attracting tourists, pilgrims and scientists from all over the world.
The authentic harmony of nature, the pristine lake environment, the historical monuments in the vicinities, and the genuine friendliness of locals make the area around Lake Ohrid a prime site for a holiday destination in the main towns on its shores – Ohrid and Struga in Macedonia, and the town of Pogradec in Albania.
To fully enjoy your stay in Lake Ohrid you should definitely try Koran fish (Ohrid trout) dishes in the traditional albanian restaurants, have a stroll along the lake promenade and laze in the sunny beaches of the charming Ohrid Lake.
Among the must visit places in the area are the IX-century Orthodox Monastery of St Naum in Macedonia and Drilon National Park with crystal cleal water fountains and channels in Albania.