The Balkan’s Hidden Gem

Lake Ohrid is one of the Balkan’s most hidden gems. Located on the border between Macedonia and Albania, it is one of Europe’s oldest and deepest lakes.

Here are 4 reasons why Ohrid should be on your bucket list, if it isn’t already!


Ohrid offers 365 churches, and has a beautiful architectural layout; monasteries, fortresses and castles to name a few.

Natural Landscapes

Surrounded by picture perfect natural landscapes, the lake reveals views of surrounding mountains and hills.


Ohrid has numerous traditional Macedonian restaurants, the cuisine influenced largely by a variety of cultures. Local food and wine is made fresh, and the lake ensure your meal weighs up to its view.


Ohrid offers free walking tours, discounted museum entry fees, and meals on the lake for as low as $8-10. Yet, despite being a budget-friendly haven, the quality of your holiday will not disappoint.

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