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Ohrid - Ohrid, the City of UNESCO: a Place Where History and Nature Combine

Ohrid, the City of UNESCO: a Place Where History and Nature Combine

(144 reviews)
Ohrid, Ohrid, North Macedonia
45 mins

About the tour

Ohrid is a city that has quite a long history to offer. Throughout the centuries, this city has witnessed the taste of Ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, the Byzantine culture, the Ottoman Empire, but most of all, the influence of the Slavic migration, which is still present today. Feel free to join in on this tour together with Apostolis and explore the old city that is full of surprises. He will take you to the heart of the city, beginning from the top of the hill with the fortress of the Tsar Samuel from the XI century. From there, you will have the best view of one of the largest and clearest natural lakes in Europe, the lake of Ohrid. Next on the list will be the church of St. Clement (together with the archaeological excavation of the First Slavic university which is under restoration). Furthermore, he will take you to the oldest spot in the old city so far - the ancient theatre from the 2nd century B.C. Finally, the last stop will be the national papyrus workshop (handmade paper). The tour ends at the central square where the lake meets us again. Pretty interesting, isn't it?

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

Monica K.

09 April 2021

Gurinder W.

08 April 2021

Lovely tour. Hope to see some cats next time!

Caron K.

08 April 2021

A fascinating tour with great content. Lots of historical and cultural information. My favourite bits were the piles of spices in the market and the interior of the mosque which is stunning.

David and Wendy h.

08 April 2021

We really enjoyed the tour of this fascinating town. You gave us lots of information and lovely views.

jean H.

08 April 2021

What a joy to visit a country for the first time, and with such a good guide. Apostolic was so keen to make sure we saw and understood so much about Ohrid. Would love to be able to go there, but such an good tour suffices - just for the moment!

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