TOUR THE LAKE OHRID
How would you like to go around Lake? Starting from left or right? Looking from the Ohrid coast, the 97 km round trip, we prefer the right side. After 14 km we are passing through Struga – a city of poetry and the city by the river Black Drim. Next is 14 km of climbing towards the border crossing TOUR THE LAKE OHRID point Kjafasan and we are in Albania. Long 6 km downhill follows just after the border crossing point and we are enjoying the views towards the Lake Ohrid. When the downhill ends and the flat terrain begins ( 25 km ), we can feel the scent of fresh fish from the small fish villages by the road. Next stop is Podgradec, the biggest city from the Albanian side of Lake Ohrid. Rest and recovery to be prepared for the last 35 km of the tour. We are passing through village Tushemishte and shortly is the border crossing point St. Naum
towards Macedonia. After the border, we are making a short stop to visit the monastery of St. Naum above the Lake Ohrid and afterward, we continue forward. Ljubanista village is on our way. We are entering into NP Galicica passing through on 4 km uphill and afterward, 2,5 km downhill follows towards village Trpejca. Passing above Trpejca, the Gulf of bones is on our way – the prehistoric village from 12 th to 7th century B.C. on the Lake Ohrid. Another rest and recovery therefor the last 12 km of the route. We are passing on the downhill through Peshtani village cycling closely to the lake shore. From Peshtani towards Ohrid – 11 km road, we are on the best side of the Ohrid Riviera – hotels, apartments will change respectively. In the end, we arrive in Ohrid again, but from the south – east side and we’ve completed the 97 km long tour.