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Ohrid - Ohrid Springs - The Source Of The Lake, The Magic And The Myths

Ohrid Springs - The Source Of The Lake, The Magic And The Myths

(83 reviews)
Ohrid Lake Springs in Monastery St. Naum, Ohrid, North Macedonia
45 mins

About the tour

The lake of Ohrid is considered to be one of the oldest and deepest lakes in Europe. Its fame has reached all over the world, and even NASA named one of the lakes on Saturn's biggest moon, Titan, after it. And now you have the opportunity to see its springs, together with Apostolis on this tour. Enjoy the walk through the small wooden bazaar, where you will feel the warmth of the local people. He will show you the largest springs, a divine place for magnificent postcards. In addition, you will be introduced to some of the unique species of fish as well as their history. He will tell you stories about the miracles of St. Naum - one of the disciples of Cyril and Methodius, and you will witness his greatest creation - the monastery he built by himself in the X century. If you haven't been to this place - now is the perfect opportunity to see what you have missed :)

Meet your local guide


Since the age of 20, Apostolis has been looking for a way to promote the magnificent city of Ohrid to the world. After getting a Bachelor's degree in Tourism in Greece, he returned in 2012 to fulfil his dream, and became a professional tour guide, proudly and generously presenting the magic that the town has to offer to the world. That very same dream encouraged him to open a tour agency, and nowadays, after many years of work and experience, being a tour guide has remained the biggest passion of all for him. Once more, he has the opportunity to present the magnificent town that is Ohrid to you, with the same enthusiasm that he had with his very first tour.

Apostolis has been guiding since Oct 2012

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Ohrid with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Ohrid. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Marilyn J.

10 April 2021

Great tour of a lovely place, thank you.

Josephine B.

10 April 2021

Very good guide

Violetta G.

10 April 2021

Fantastic tour !

Linda J.

10 April 2021

Great Tour beautiful place. Thank you for showing us around and educating us on some of the past.

Michaela (Austria) H.

10 April 2021

What a beautiful place! Apostolis was well prepared, warned us about spotty connection inside the church and answered all questions - thank you!

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