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Skopje - Ohrid Drive Tour

The Skopje-Ohrid Drive Tour starts from your hotel.

Drive to the most popular tourist resort in Macedonia - Ohrid. After the arrival walk sightseeing of the city: St. Sophia cathedral temple of Ohrid archbishops the large and most magnificent preserved monument of church architecture with frescoes from 11th century. We will visit the Antic theatre from 3rd century B.C. in Varos and St. Holy Virgin Peribleptos - the extraordinary architecture and stunning paintings which dates from 1925, one of the most significant medieval monument in Macedonia. The frescoes are works of medieval painters Michael and Eutyhchios. The Gallery of icons - one of the most valuable in the world with collection of icons created 11th-14th centuries.

We will make a tour in The Samuel's Fortress 3km long and dominates the town built by tsar Samoil 10th century. Early Christian basilica probably built and decorated in 5th century when Lihnidos was important Early Christian Episcopical centre.

We continue in Plaosnik St.Panteleimon and St.Clement first church was built in 893 and it was a first Slavic university. The church include St.Clements's tomb.

At the end we waist St. Jovan Kaneo which dates from 13th century, a favorite symbol of Ohrid standing alone on the lakeshore on a cliff with magnificent views. We will make a short boat drive on the crystal Lake water.

Lunch break in restaurant. After the lunch drive back to Skopje.
Tour: Skopje - Ohrid Drive Tour
Duration: Full day
Highlights: Ohrid
Services included: Transport by car / van / minibus / coach, Licenced tour guide, entrance fees, lunch meal