Meeting with your guide at hotel lobby in Ohrid in the morning.
Tour will start with visit of the St Sofia church. The treasure of medieval architecture and painting. Frescoes which are best preserved examples of Byzantine monumental activities which took place in the period between 10th and 13th century. Center of the Ohrid Archbishopric, whose boundaries stretched from Danube to Albania and Thessaloniki, during the reign of the medieval Macedonian ruler Samuel. Frescoes which depict fifty prominent fathers of that time, the head of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, six Roman popes, dignitaries of the Patriarcate of Alexandria, Antioch and Jerusalem, as well as St. Cyril and Methodius and their student St.Clement of Ohrid. This is a church which, during Ottoman rule, was converted into a mosque, but was later restored as a church. Today this building is a place for conducting various cultural chamber concerts, recitals and poetry readings.
Later we will visit Ancient Theatre, St Virgin Mary Perivleptos church, Ohrid`s Icon of Gallery and Tsar Samuil fortress as well as Plaosnik and St Jovan Kaneo church, built on one of the most beautiful places on the shore of Lake Ohrid. Situated on a high cliff in the old town, above the former fishing village Kaneo (the Latin means: luminous). Medieval church St. John the Theologian of the XIII century is also known under this name.
Optional, lunch in one of the many restaurants by the lake.
Price per person: Call for pricing
Included in price:
All sightseeing and entrance fees,
Full escort by professional guide
Organization and logistic by Macedonia Travel
Price doesn’t include:
Any individual costs
What to pack
Footwear: comfortable walking shoes
Water/windproof jacket with hood
Money: cash, or, you can also use your credit card in most cities in Macedonia. Feel free to ask your guide for help