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“Peaceful Lakeside Retreat”
Review of Lake Ohrid

Lake Ohrid
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$200.45*
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Private Full Day Lake Ohrid Circle Tour from Ohrid
Ranked #1 of 43 things to do in Ohrid
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Lafayette, Indiana
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“Peaceful Lakeside Retreat”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

A popular tourist destination in Macedonia, but not too crowded. It has a pleasant, serene atmosphere. There are some good hotels and restaurants, especially when you realize you are in a small, remote place. It is definitely worth coming for a visit if you are in the region.

Visited June 2013
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“Lake Ohrid”
Reviewed June 23, 2013

Stunning! It seems Ohrid had a bit of everything — nature, history, luxury, comfort. The apartment was great, and had really gorgeous views over the lake. Long beaches and warm waters are yours for the taking, and are so clear that you can see up to 20m underwater. It’s perfect for swimming, snorkeling and diving.

Visited July 2012
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“Pearl of the Balkans”
Reviewed June 18, 2013

You have to see this place it is the pearl of the Balkans and one of the beauties places in the world

Visited June 2013
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Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
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“Beautiful!”
Reviewed June 17, 2013

Lake Ohrid is stunning! I stayed in a hotel in Struga right on the shore - the lake surrounded by the mountains makes a magnificent view! I was there in early spring so I hope to return there in summer. Also make sure you visit Ohrid - an ancient town standing on the lake.

Visited March 2013
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“A Lake with a View”
Reviewed June 17, 2013

Lake Ohrid is a vast body of water between Albania and Macedonia, and as Macedonia is land-locked, the country makes the most of the attraction. It really is a stunning lake, and all the better enjoyed by taking a boat trip from the jetty near the old town in Ohrid to St Naum monastery which is situated close to the land border with Albania. Several ferry boats ply this route, and we took two hours to get there. the boat hugged the coast so that we could get good views of the villages, resorts, caves and green hills. The only downside was the guide's loudspeaker, which was set to maximum volume, and he spoke only in German. Despite the ferries and their loudspeakers, the lake does evoke feelings of peace and tranquility. One word of warning - cover up on board, or get the sunblock out. The cool breeze as the boat chugs along lulls one into thinking that the sun's rays are somehow being diverted. They are not.

Visited June 2013
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