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From Skopje: Private Full-Day Tour of Ohrid and Saint Naum

Product ID: 200767
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Visit Ohrid, the most popular city in Macedonia, on a full-day tour from Skopje. See the beautiful monastery complex at Saint Naum and more. Immerse yourself in centuries old culture, enjoy beautiful nature, and cruise the waters by boat.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, Turkish, English, French, German, Italian, Russian

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Your hotel in Skopje.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Stroll through the old town of Ohrid
  • Visit the monastery complex at Saint Naum
  • Enjoy an easy transfer in an air-conditioned car or minivan
  • Take a tour with a licensed tour guide
Full description
Starting from Skopje, the tour begins with a 2-hour drive to Ohrid. Visit the church of Saint Sophia and the Roman amphitheater. Explore the Icon Gallery, to discover some of the most famous and valuable icons in the world. Then see the beautiful frescoes at the 13th century Saint Clement’s Church of the Holy Mother of God Most Glorious.

After this, continue to Tsar Samuel’s Fortress, named after the first tsar of the Macedonian Slavs. Then head to the Church of Saint Jovan at Kaneo, in a stunning location on the cliffs directly above the lake. From here, return to the town on foot or by boat.

After a little break, visit the Bay of Bones Neolithic settlement to see how life was lived in 1,200 B.C. Continue along the picturesque lakeshore to the Monastery of Saint Naum, situated where the river Black Drin flows into Lake Ohrid. The springs at Saint Naum are part of the National Park Galicica. In the chapel of the church is the tomb of Saint Naum, with frescoes of his life and his miracles. Return to Skopje at the end of the tour.
Includes
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Transfer by car or minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Skopje
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance tickets
  • Food and drinks