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About Ohrid

Ohrid is Macedonia's largest city on the Ohrid Lake, and the eighth largest city in the country. Although the city is small, it attracts attention with its unique features. The city where 42 thousand people live hosts 365 churches. So each day of the year is represented by a church. It is also known as 'Jerusalem of the Balkans' because of the number of churches and ethnic diversity. In addition to its colorful houses and monuments, Ohrid is competing with Skopje, the capital of the country, in tourism. The city has two sister cities in Turkey. The city structure is quite similar with Safranbolu and Yalova. The city, along with Lake Ohrid, right next to the city, is on UNESCO's World Heritage List. Ohrid is the only city which is listed both for its culture and nature among the 28 provinces on the World Heritage list. It is preferred by tourists in summer, as the temperature reaches 28 degrees Celsius in summer and 10 degrees Celsius in winter.

As in other Balkan cities, this city has more ethnic diversity. Even the majority of the population is Macedonians, there are also Albanians and Turks in Ohrid. It is impossible to visit 365 churches during a short trip; St. Sophia, St. Panteleimon, St. John at Kaneo, St. Clement, St. George, and St. Zaum churches can be given priority. There is a small international airport in the city which hosts flights 365 days a year. You can remember Safranbolu while walking in the streets of the city center. A walk on the edge of Lake Ohrid can also be a good idea for a city trip. St. John at Kaneo church, which offers a view of both the city and the lake, can be reached by stone stairs.  Plaošnik archeological site also enriches the city's historic image.

Transportation to Ohrid City Center from Airport

Ohrid Airport, also known as Ohrid St. Paul The Apostle Airport, is located in Ohrid, which is the tourism city of Macedonia. The airport is 9 kilometers away from the city center and serves domestic and international flight in civil category.

In addition to transportation services, you can also meet a large number of needs before or after your flight at the airport, where domestic and international flights are arranged. Just as there are alternatives to reach the city center from the airport, you can also take the advantage of different alternatives to reach the airport from the city center.

There are not many alternatives to reach the city center from Ohrid St. Paul The Apostle Airport, which is located close to the center of Ohrid; however, you can reach the city center quickly thanks to the smooth traffic in the city. You can firstly prefer to travel by taxi as well as you can take a bus or rent a car to go to the city center. The airport also offers parking areas for the passengers travelling by car.

Taxi

Taxi is one of the most convenient options you can prefer to reach the city center from Ohrid Airport. You can go to the city center in a short time by taking a taxi immediately after you have landed at the airport. The duration of taxi journey may vary depending on the traffic intensity.

Bus

Buses are at your service as another option to go to the city center. The bus service between Ohrid city center and the airport has just been started and you can easily reach the airport by bus, just as you can go to the city center from the airport by taking the advantage of these buses. You have the opportunity to travel between the airport and the city center thanks to the bus services that are arranged according to the Wizzair Company's flights between London and Basel on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Rent a car

Renting a car is one of the most comfortable options for you to reach the city center. You can comfortably arrive at the city center by the rental car you can rent from the car rental offices at Ohrid St. Paul The Apostle Airport. You can rent a car with or without a driver and you can deliver the rental car to the offices of car rental companies once you arrive at the city center.

Last Updated: 21 Feb 2017

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Ohrid flights are organized to Ohrid St. Paul the Apostle Airport.

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