Guidelet: Guide to Ohrid

A travel guide to Ohrid, Macedonia (FYROM) | Target Market: family, couples, tourists | A travel guide by: Viktor Dončev

If you are a foreign visitor or even a Macedonian citizen and want to visit Ohrid, this guide will show you the highest rated places in Ohrid, about everything for everyone.
Guide to Ohrid", a travel guide to Ohrid, Macedonia (FYROM)

Summary of points of interest in this travel guide to Ohrid, Macedonia (FYROM)


Villa St. Sofija

Why visit:

Popular hotel that has a great location within the heart of the Old Town of Ohrid. The hotel is charming and has traditional decor, free parking nearby.

a day,lunch,dinner,night,fixed price,just show up,check option
at Str. Kosta Abrash 64


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Villa St. Sofija, a tour attraction in Охрид Македониј

Aleksandar Villa

Why visit:

The rooms are nice and big, very clean, most have a balcony. All of them are facing a beautiful and well maintained garden and a pool.

a day,lunch,dinner,night,fixed price,just show up option
at N. Raca b.b., Ohrid 6000, Republic of Macedonia


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Aleksandar Villa, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Villa germanoff

Why visit:

This is more of a guest house, decorated in a simple manner, great view towards the lake.

a day,night,fixed price,just show up option
at Car Samuil 57, Ohrid 6000, Republic of Macedonia


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Villa germanoff, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Metropol Lake Resort

Why visit:

Structure is outdated, but great food, gorgeous view from the balcony, cheap stay and generally good service will cover that up.

a day,lunch,dinner,night,fixed price,just show up option
at Car Samuil 57, Ohrid 6000, Republic of Macedonia


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Metropol Lake Resort, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Sveti Jovan

Why visit:

Beautiful church, from there you can have the best possible view over the lake, nice for relaxation, the wind is strong but the area is gorgeous.

a day,night,free,just show up option
at Car Samuil 57, Ohrid 6000, Republic of Macedonia


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Sveti Jovan, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Sveti Naum

Why visit:

11th century monastery, the lake is near and you can have an amazing view from the top of the monastery. You can have a snack and relax.

a day,night,free,just show up option
at Ohirs


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Sveti Naum, a tour attraction in Охрид Македониј

St. Sophia

Why visit:

This church was built during the first Bulgarian Empire, the church is beautiful and has beautiful frescoes.

a day,night,very cheap,just show up option
at Ohirs


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St. Sophia, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Sveti Kliment Ohridski

Why visit:

Beautiful church, peaceful surroundings, great view. The school of St. Clement's was where the priests thought in Cyrillic in the 9th century.

a day,night option
at Ohirs


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Sveti Kliment Ohridski, a tour attraction in Ohrid, Macedonia (FYROM)\

Plaosnik (Плаошник)

Why visit:

An archaeological site that will make most tourists astonished. Magnificent view and other churches are nearby.

a day,very cheap,just show up option
at Ohirs


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Plaosnik (Плаошник), a tour attraction in Охрид Македониј

Самуилова Тврдина/Samuel's Fortress

Why visit:

One of the main attractions in Ohrid, the fortress is located on a hill, with view of the whole surrounding area.

a day,very cheap,just show up option
at Ohirs


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Самуилова Тврдина/Samuel

Church mother of god peribleptos

Why visit:

A peaceful and quiet environment around the church, the church itself is magnificent, great interior and exterior, worth the climb.

a day,free,very cheap,just show up option
at Ohirs


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Church  mother of god peribleptos, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Monuments of Saints Cyril and Methodius

Why visit:

The monument is interesting, and nice to see. The tourists visit it because it is on the lake shore, there are beautiful gardens around it as well.

a day,night option
at Ohirs


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Monuments of Saints Cyril and Methodius, a tour attraction in Ohrid, Macedonia (FYROM)\

Gorna Porta

Why visit:

Nothing too much to see, just the medieval gate, looks nice and that is all there is to it.

a day,night,free option
at Ohirs


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Gorna Porta, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Lake Ohrid

Why visit:

Of course the reason why this city is known, for its most famous lake Ohrid. Great for a swim on many beaches.

a day,night,free option
at Ohirs


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Lake Ohrid, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Galičica National Park

Why visit:

The national park is located between two lakes. Worth the trip, nice view, great surroundings, peaceful and quiet environment.

a day,night option
at Ohirs


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Galičica National Park, a tour attraction in  Македонија

National Workshop for Handmade Paper

Why visit:

You will get to see how to make handmade paper. Great experience for all who are interested.

a day option
at Ohirs


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National Workshop for Handmade Paper, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Bay of the Bones Museum

Why visit:

The museum is fairly new, great for learning about the local history and there is also an amazing view over the lake.

a day option
at Ohirs


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Bay of the Bones Museum, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Icon Gallery of Ohrid

Why visit:

The icons are very beautiful, the interior is pretty decent, you might also learn a thing or two.

a day option
at Ohirs


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Icon Gallery of Ohrid, a tour attraction in Ohrid, Macedonia (FYROM)\

National Ohrid Museum - Robevci House

Why visit:

It was an amazing house, now it is a museum. Impressive marked, preserved barn in the backyard, with a cross.

a day option
at Ohirs


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National Ohrid Museum - Robevci House, a tour attraction in Ohrid, Macedonia (FYROM)\\

Hristo Uzunov Neighborhood (Населба

Why visit:

The house is the birth place of Hristo Uzunov, a revolutionary from Ohrid. The exhibit is only a part of the house.

a day,very cheap,just show up option
at Ohirs


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Hristo Uzunov Neighborhood (Населба , a tour attraction in Охрид Македониј

Ancient Theatre

Why visit:

Even though it was a historical sight, it is nice to visit and sit for a snack or to rest. There isn't a guide or information about it though.

a day,night,free option
at Ohirs


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Ancient Theatre, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Paragliding Tandem Flights

Why visit:

Top reviews of the activity, meaning great flights, enjoyment and safety are their top priority. You will be able to see the whole area of the surrounding place, even Albania and Greece.

a day option
at Ohirs


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Paragliding Tandem Flights, a tour attraction in Ohrid, Macedonia (FYROM)\

Diving Center Amfora

Why visit:

Being underwater is amazing, having the ability to look on the lake floor. There are no fish that can eat you, so you will be safe.

a day option
at Ohirs


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Diving Center Amfora, a tour attraction in Ohrid, Macedonia (FYROM)\\

Club Nemo

Why visit:

Nice cafe during the day and a great club at night. Really good music and atmosphere, lots of single girls. The drinks are tasty and the ambient is satisfying.

a night option
at Ohirs


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Club Nemo, a tour attraction in Ohrid, Macedonia (FYROM)\\\\

La Terrasse

Why visit:

A really great bar for relaxing, has great interior and good drinks, also a smoke-free zone.

a day,night,fixed price,just show up option
at Ohirs


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La Terrasse, a tour attraction in  Македонија

The Duck Cafe

Why visit:

Great cafe, with nice decor, decent food and tasty drinks. Great environment and surrounding, with a view over the lake.

a day,night,fixed price,just show up option
at Kej Marsal Tito 1


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The Duck Cafe, a tour attraction in Охрид Македониј

Kadmo

Why visit:

Best cafe in Ohrid, with the best location, part of the cafe is over the water giving a really pleasant feeling. Good drinks and great nightlife with live music.

a day,night,fixed price,just show up option
at Kosta Abras


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Kadmo, a tour attraction in Охрид Македониј

Old Town

Why visit:

The area with the best locations in Ohrid is in its Old Town, it is a historical city, old ruins can be seen everywhere.

a day,night option
at Kosta Abras


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Old Town, a tour attraction in Охрид Македониј

St. Dimitri Church

Why visit:

The church was probably built in 14th century, but no one knows the exact time. It is a nice and small church, with a decent interior and beautiful exterior, the surrounding area is pretty and quiet.

a day option
at Kosta Abras


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St. Dimitri Church, a tour attraction in Охрид Македониј

The Clock Tower

Why visit:

The tower dates back to the Ottoman times, you can see it along the way if you walk from the town center to the upper gate.

a day,night option
at Kosta Abras


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The Clock Tower, a tour attraction in Охрид Македониј

Restaurant Damar

Why visit:

Restaurant with good reviews, great food and drinks, friendly staff and decent decor. Peaceful environment.

a day,night option
at Kosta Abras


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Restaurant Damar, a tour attraction in Охрид Македониј

Antiko Restoran

Why visit:

Antiko means antics, therefor the decor inside will leave you speechless, the food is amazing and the staff is friendly.

a day,night,fixed price option
at Kosta Abras


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Antiko Restoran, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Cosa Nostra

Why visit:

One of the best pizza is made in this Pizzeria. Great environment with friendly stuff, it is decently decorated.

a lunch,dinner,fixed price,just show up option
at Kosta Abras


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Cosa Nostra, a tour attraction in Охрид Македониј

Don Vito

Why visit:

Inexpensive restaurant with tables alongside the lake, delicious food. Not the best surrounding due to cars passing by from time to time, still relaxing though.

a day,lunch,dinner,fixed price,just show up option
at Kosta Abras


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Don Vito, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Pekara Lihnida

Why visit:

The best bakery in town, great for having breakfast. Located in the town center it is really crowded and with a reason.

a day,lunch,fixed price,just show up option
at Kosta Abras


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Pekara Lihnida, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Fish Restaurant Ohrid

Why visit:

You can guess what do they serve, the best sea food in town. Freshly caught from the lake and delivered on your place, the place is nicely decorated, the area is peaceful and relaxing.

a lunch,dinner,fixed price option
at Kosta Abras


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Fish Restaurant Ohrid, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Ohrid Trout

Why visit:

As the name implies, they serve the best trout in Town. Nice and relaxing restaurant.

a lunch,dinner option
at Kosta Abras


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Ohrid Trout, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Beach Gorica

Why visit:

Gorica is one of many beaches on the lake, it is crowded but it is not so hard to find a place to sit, there are cafe bars behind and the lake in front.

a day,night option
at Kosta Abras


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Beach Gorica, a tour attraction in Ohrid, Macedonia (FYROM)\

plaza slavija

Why visit:

One of the biggest and most frequent beaches in Ohrid. It has its own private beach area if you are staying in the hotel. It is away a few kilometers away from Ohrid.

a day,night,free option
at Kosta Abras


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plaza slavija, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Gradiste Beach

Why visit:

The beach Gradishte coves a few beaches, public and private. Because of that, there are quite a few bars where day and night parties are held.

a day,night option
at Kosta Abras


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Gradiste Beach, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Lake Prespa

Why visit:

Lake Prespa is one of the cleanest lakes in Europe, it consists of two lakes, Small and Big Prespa. It is only 10 KM away from Lake Ohrid. There are two uninhabited islands in the lake.

a day,night option
at Kosta Abras


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Lake Prespa, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Cuba Libre

Why visit:

Cuba Libre is open to you all day and even night since it offers a great time during the night when it is time to party. The dishes are delicious. Great view and area.

a day,lunch,dinner,night option
at Маршал Тито


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Cuba Libre, a tour attraction in Охрид Македониј

Main Street of Ohrid

Why visit:

The main street of Ohrid is located around the town center, you will know you are there if you get swarmed with people around you. The main street is long, wide, and has countless shops, cafes, etc. on the sides.

a day option
at Маршал Тито


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Main Street of Ohrid, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Kaneo Beach

Why visit:

One out of many beaches on the Lake Ohrid, but this one is special since you can go diving. Being able to be on the lake floor in Ohrid is amazing.

a day,fixed price option
at Маршал Тито


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Kaneo Beach, a tour attraction in  Македонија

Mlecen restoran

Why visit:

One of the most famous bakeries in Ohrid, if you are in a hurry and want something to eat on the way, stop by here, they serve 'burek'.

a day,lunch,dinner,fixed price,just show up option
at Маршал Тито


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Mlecen restoran , a tour attraction in  Македонија

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