Churches & Monasteries

A trail that takes you to the highest peak above Lake Ohrid and one of the three springs on the Galichica Mountain, which rises at an altitude of 1430 m. Visit the churches and monasteries, witnesses of the historical struggle for national and spiritual freedom.

This trip start from village Velgoshti/using public transport and from there we start with walking till the firs Monastery St.Petka, in the hart of village of Velgoshti. From there we continue with our trip on a flat terrain till the second church for this day Rusa Sreda/Blond Wednesday :). Then we climb again, till Cave Church St.Virgin Mary, where you will enjoy the beautiful view of the city Ohrid, in a nice mountain surrounding, sound of the small river and the sound of the nature. Next what we are going to see is another church of St.Nicholas. Story about the fate and struggle of the inhabitants of the village Velgoshti in the Ottoman times, the Balkan wars and the war in WW II, you will hear from your leader. From here you can enjoy in the beauty of nature in the N.P.Galicica, beautiful grassy meadows, listen

the whisper of the wind and enjoy in the sound of the spring Letnica on altitude of 1430 masl. Immediately after this we start with our descent till village of Ramne and from there we are coming back in Ohrid. Highest point: 1640m.

Lenght of the tour:

18 kilometers

Duration :

6-7 hours



We prefer that you bring:

  • Solid boots
  • Backpack
  • Suitable clothing (depending on the weather conditions)
  • 1.5 l. water
  • Sunscreen

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