Ohrid is located 120 miles (193 kilometers) northeast of Corfu and 70 miles (113 kilometers) southwest of the national capital Skopje.
Spend some time at Ohrid’s proud fortifications for an insight into the region’s more turbulent times. Check out the sturdy structure of the Samuil's Fortress and learn about the defensive techniques and strategies in days gone by.
Hikers will be pleased to learn that the area also has a few larger nature preserves which offer beautiful landscapes and local flora and fauna. To walk through one of the most visited natural parks, drive out to Galicica National Park.
The Ohrid area’s major attractions often overshadow its less touristed, but equally interesting spots. Before you fly out from this fascinating holiday destination, why not stop by The Saint Panteleimon, the Church of Saint Sophia, the Church of St. John at Kaneo and, if you have time, the Ohrid Ampitheater.