Ohrid & Korca Weekend
The South East of Albania and Ohrid town in Macedonia are the perfect idyllic settings for a relaxed journey through small romantic villages, old towns and breathtaking drives. A journey about feelings, people and food.
Try “Le Petit Paris” ( Korca ) instead of the messy Paris. Visit Ohrid town, the beating heart of the lake.
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Korce 1 night
Day 1: Korca via Lin Village
Included meals: Lunch
Included Entrance : Museums
We travel to Lin Village, stopping for a coffee break inside the Castle of Elbasan.
- See many Ottoman old houses, Sinan Pasha’s Turkish baths and wander in cabled streets inside the castle.
- Enjoy free time in the picturesque Lin village, wandering around streets shadowed with grape vines and old houses made of stone and bricks.
Transfer to Korca get settled in your hotel in the Old City Center Head for lunch in a traditional, local restaurant before setting off on a guided tour of the “City of Serenades” in the afternoon.
Enjoy a free evening exploring “Le Petit Paris”.
Ohrid 1 night
Day 2: Ohrid via Drilon National Park
Included meals: Lunch.
Included : Museum, Boat Ride.
Spend a refreshing morning exploring the dreamy scenes of Drilon National Park nearby. The paths, willow trees, bridges, swans, doves and ducks make for a magical visit.
We drive now towards the Medieval Monastery of Saint Naum where we enjoy a Macedonian traditional lunch. See the resident peacocks that roam the grounds and enter the monastery to view its intricate frescoes.
With a boat ride we reach the main harbor in Ohrid. Free time during the evening to enjoy this gorgeous lakeside town.
Day 3: Sightseeing tour of Ohrid
Take in all that the charming city of Ohrid has to offer on a guided tour. Enter Samuil’s Fortress and walk along its historic 4th-century walls. See the Ancient Theatre of Ohrid, built in the Hellenistic style and walk up to the cliff-top Church of Saint John at Kaneo for panoramic views of the lake and surrounding mountains. Pass by the Church of Saint Sophia and enter the National Workshop for a handmade paper-making demonstration.
Enjoy free time for shopping ( visit stores with the original Ohrid pearls) and for lunch.
We depart for Tirana in the late afternoon.