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Address: Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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once you go, you will not want to go anywhere else :D

i love the lake ohrid! i would swich a sea-side holiday for ohrid any time! it is clean, water is of decent temperature, and everything else is just the same as on any beach... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

i love the lake ohrid! i would swich a sea-side holiday for ohrid any time! it is clean, water is of decent temperature, and everything else is just the same as on any beach, except (for me) a tad bit better :D i love the camps around the lake (my favourite is gradiste) and i have been there several times... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Lake Ohrid is just one of the most beautiful places! You can walk and see the beautiful history of Macedonia, the amazing architecture!! Tito used to summer here and I can see why! There were so many different cultures visiting Ohrid at the time I was there. The views are stunning, it is like a less crowded Dubrovnik with an... More 

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

High up in southern Macedonia this is one of those places the crowds have yet to discover. When they do they'll love it. It is an absolute gem with crystal clear water, mountains all around, pretty towns and monasteries. Think of the Italian lakes and you'll not be far off.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

One of the most beautiful spots in Europe. Get out in a boat and enjoy the scenery. Boats go from quayside near the harbour. They usually take you towards Tito's old summer palace. It is now used by the Macedonian President.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

You can't go to Macedonia and not visit Lake Ohrid. It really was a highlight! We traveled there in May, when the crowds were too bad. This town rivals any European riviera town but is much cheaper!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This beautiful place has a maze of little cobbled streets, set amongst lovely old buildings. All within walking distance of the lake, which is surrounded by the mountains, which at the time of our visit were topped with snow.

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Sofia, Grad Sofiya, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

There are very nice views around the lake, especially higher in the mountain. You can also visit St. Naum monastery in the south part of the lake.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The lake is really beautiful. You could have a boat trip or just watching it from the coast. You could climb to the hills where the Old town and the fortress is, as well. The view you have from there is really great! The lake is surrounded by great mountain which make the view magnificant.

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Wavre, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I discovered the Ohrid lake & the area around through a Macedonian friend and I must say that I felt in love with this region between this lake and the Prespa lake. Everything seems untouched, people here are yet living in the future but also in the past. I will certainly go back!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The lake is very beautiful and attractive in the summer. Around the lake you can find a lot of good restaurants, pubs, bars and hotels, nice boardwalk with a lot of shops, restaurants and Ice cream parlors. The ambiance is great with a lot of places to go travel.

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