From Golem’s Shores to Saint Naum’s Tranquility: A Day of Discovery

Code: 252221
Daily Excursion
  • north macedonia daily excursion
  • Golem Shen Naum Lalez (1)
  • Golem Shen Naum Lalez (2)
  • Golem Shen Naum Lalez (3)
  • Golem Shen Naum Lalez (4)

Description

Historical North Macedonia Daily excursion starting from Golem.

North Macedonia story traces back to ancient times when these lands were part of Illyrian kingdoms led by King Agron and Queen Teuta. This excursion introduces you to Ohrid city and Saint Naum, revealing a captivating history.

Ohrid, situated in Macedonia’s beautiful landscape, is a treasure trove of history and culture. It’s a special place in the Balkans, inviting visitors with its ancient charm and stunning views.

At the center of Ohrid is Lake Ohrid, clear and beautiful, reflecting the sky and mountains. The town, recognized as a UNESCO site, has old buildings and churches that tell stories from long ago.

Ohrid’s essence lies in its churches, each a masterpiece with colorful paintings and a lot of history. The Church of St. Sophia and the Church of St. John at Kaneo give you a peek into the town’s past.

A short ride away, you’ll find Saint Naum Monastery, a peaceful place by Lake Ohrid. This old monastery feels serene and spiritual.

What makes Saint Naum special is its stunning location. The monastery seems to rise from the landscape, with gardens where colorful peacocks wander freely, adding a unique touch. It’s a mix of human-made beauty and untouched nature.

Ohrid and Saint Naum show Macedonia’s rich culture and beautiful scenery. Whether walking through Ohrid’s old streets or enjoying Saint Naum’s peacefulness, each moment feels like a story from a book, inviting you to explore Macedonia’s enchanting world.

Itinerary

  • 08:00 – 12:00 Transfer to Ohrid
  • 12:00 – 14:00 City Sightseeing

-With roots dating back to antiquity, Ohrid is renowned for its cultural and historical significance, In Ohrid we will discover a panoramic town nestled beside a pristine lake, adorned with historic architecture, ancient churches, and charming cobblestone streets.

  • 14:00 – 15:30 Free time at your leisure
  • 15:30 – 16:30 Transfer to Saint Naum
  • 16:30 – 17:30 Visit Saint Naum

-The Monastery of Saint Naum is named after Saint Naum, a 9th-century medieval Bulgarian saint, disciple of Saints Cyril and Methodius, and a key figure in the Christianization of the Slavic peoples. At Saint Naum we will see a historic monastery by Lake Ohrid, with an ancient church showcasing well-preserved paintings, all set in a peaceful natural environment.

  • 17:30 – 20:00 Transfer to Golem

Tour details

Tour details

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DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Golem or Gjiri i Lalëzit
The local guide will be waiting for you with the ETG Welcome Sign
DEPARTURE TIME The tour will depart at 08:00. Please be there 15 minutes in advance
RETURN TIME The tour will end approximately at 20:00.
INCLUDED
Entry to the King Nikola Museum Transportation
City Tax English speaking guide
NOT INCLUDED
Lunch
Guide/Driver gratuity

 

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