BOAT TOURS

OLD TOWN TOUR


This tour is common for the tourists who have limited time to spend in Ohrid, however they wish to experience Ohrid Lake on a boat.


Regular departure point is the Ohrid central port located only 50 meters from the main square. It includes Ohrid Old Town, cruising close to the shore so you can have a detailed view, while on the way back the cruise will take you further from the shore, so you can enjoy a unique panoramic view of the entire Old Town. Most important things you will see are the Church of Saint Sophia dating from the 9th century, the fishermen settlement Kaneo, the Church of Saint John at Kaneo dating from the mid-15th century, it is the most famous and most photographed church in Ohrid because of its amazing location on a cliff overlooking the Ohrid Lake.

Furthermore, you get to see the virgin beach Labino and the two so-called Caves of Love which are very popular within locals and getting a huge attention from tourist as well. On the way back you will see the Church of Saint Clement Pantelejmon at Plaoshnik, built on the foundations of an early Christian basilica back in the 9th century. On the top of the Old Town is the Tzar Samuel fortress from the 10th century which overlooks both the lake and the whole Ohrid area. End point of this tour is same as the departure, the Ohrid central port.


Santa Lucia

  • 11

  • 30 MIN

  • 15 EUR


Liberty

  • 11

  • 30 MIN

  • 20 EUR

OLD TOWN + PRESIDENTAL RESIDENCE


This tour includes the whole tour around Ohrid Old Town and further to the Presidential residence build and used by ex-Yugoslavia lifelong President Tito, nowadays used by our President and Government mostly as a holiday residence.


It is a very beautiful resort of smaller villas located within a 40+ years old pine wood forest. Then we cruise by Park Golden Beach, Cuba Libre Beach, to the entrance of Biljana springs canal, and back to the Ohrid central port.


Santa Lucia

  • 11+

  • 1 HOUR

  • 30 EUR


Liberty

  • 11+

  • 1 HOUR

  • 40 EUR

BAY OF BONES


The 3 hour excursion with one stop includes Ohrid Old Town, Presidential residence of Tito, the Cave Church of Saint Stefan and the biggest village on the Ohrid Lake, Peshtani (also nicknamed as small Paris).


We make a 30-45mins stop at the Museum on water ‘Bay of bones’. It is a replica of an ancient settlement built on wooden foundations just above the lake surface. Its remainings were found under water in the late 1990’s, and in the early 2000’s a project was funded by our Government for building an actual replica only built out of wood and mud, as authentic as possible for it’s period (about 6000 years old, 4000 years b.c.).

Inside the Museum you will see a lot of objects (tools, home accessories, ceramics, etc) that were found within the foundations of the place under water. It is still being explored by local and foreign archeological and science expeditions. Regular departure and drop-off points are the Ohrid central port or if your accommodation is on the shore within the route we can pick you up and/or drop you off on the shore in front of your accommodation.


Santa Lucia

  • 11+

  • 3 HOURS

  • 80 EUR


Liberty

  • 11+

  • 3 HOURS

  • 120 EUR

ALL EAST COST EXCURSION


This is the most popular excursion within our clients as it includes all the East Coast of the Ohrid Lake and all the important things and locations to be seen or to visit from Ohrid to the Monastery of Saint Naum which is only 1km away from the Albanian border.


. The cruise covers distance of 25 kilometers, it takes 1 hour and 45 minutes each way. It includes Ohrid Old Town, the Presidential residence of Tito, Peshtani village, Museum on water ‘Bay of bones’ (30minutes stop), Trpejca village (nicknamed the St.Tropez of Ohrid), 14th century Church of Mother Mary at Zaum (only accessible by boat and considered the most beautiful virgin beach on the Ohrid Lake, 30 minutes stop).

The final stop for 2 hours and 30 minutes is at the Monastery of Saint Naum, where you will see the most beautiful and most famous Monastery on the lake, also the crystal clear main freshwater springs feeding the lake as its main source. This part of the shore is the only one with golden-yellow sands beach, same as a seaside.

Upon request, this excursion can be extended to a full day up to 9 hours in total.

Santa Lucia

  • 11+

  • 6 HOURS 30 MIN

  • 150 EUR


Liberty

  • 11+

  • 6 HOURS 30 MIN

  • 220 EUR

ALL WEST COAST EXCURSION


This excursion is constantly increasing each year especially within clients that have already been in Ohrid at least once.


. It includes three stops, 1 hour stop in the city of Struga where the Ohrid Lake exits creating the Black Drin river which goes through West Macedonia, to Albania and it merges with White Drin river ending in the Mediteranean Sea. Next stop is at Kalishta village for 20 minutes where you will see unique Cave Church and the widely known unique icon of Black Mother Mary.

The final stop is in village Radozhda, famous for its Cave Church of Saint Archangel Michael 200+ stairs up in the mountain rocks overlooking the Ohrid Lake with a magnificent view worth every step of the way up. Radozhda is also best known for its fish restaurants offering super fresh Ohrid Lake fish, trout, carp, etc.

Upon request, this excursion can be extended to a full day up to 9 hours in total.

Santa Lucia

  • 11+

  • 6 HOURS 30 MIN

  • 150 EUR


Liberty

  • 11+

  • 6 HOURS 30 MIN

  • 220 EUR

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B&F Cruise is offering a variety of scenic boat tours focusing on historical heritage of Ohrid and the natural wonders of Ohrid Lake and National park Galicica.