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From Tirana to Ohrid is an enjoyable trip from Albania to Macedonia. However, on this trip, there are many things to do on the way. You can book the attractions we suggest and add some more minutes to your trip from Tirana to Ohrid.
Petrela Castle lays above the village with the same name, in the hill’s crest. This is a small castle that started to be constructed at the beginning of the XIV century and was finished at the beginning of the XV century from the feudal family of the region, Topiajve. Besides, the castle is a ‘culture monument’. In her corners, the castle has four roundly towers. The watching dates from 1800 – 1850.
The castle of Petrela is located on a rocky hill at the height of 400 m above sea level. Since antiquity, this fortress controlled the crossroads with economic and military importance.
Tourists love it for its beautiful position that sees over the Tirana field. Also in front of the tower, you will find the Kruja Castle. This Castle lays by the International Airport of “Nene Tereza“ in Rinas. Also, in the castle are restaurants and service bars where you can rest and have a good time.
Elbasan’s castle is one of the largest castles in Europe laying entirely on flat ground. At its zenith, the castle had 26 towers raised in an equal distance among each other all the way across the wall that reached an impressive height of 9 meters. When all its four straight walls surrounded the place once, they covered a massive area of 107,184 square meters.
The Ottoman Sultan Mehmet II (the Conqueror) established the site in its full form as an army garrison during the XV century. However, the origin of the site dates back to the III century C.E., when the Romans constructed it as a legionary fortress that controlled the main route of this area.
Nowadays, all the southern parts of the wall are still in very good condition. Only a few towers are now still visible and at the one on the southwestern corner, you can find the construction elements from the Roman and Byzantine times.
Struga is a town in Macedonia. It is now a popular tourist region and is a vivid town. In Struga exists a saying that says “there’s no place like Struga”. The Drin River flows through the town and many people enjoy walking on the banks of the river. Moreover, there are many beaches in Struga and the town has a beautiful history.
The picturesque village of Lin is located on the shore of Lake Ohrid, with beautiful old houses and cobblestone streets. This small village that is overlooking the city of Ohrid is a trip into the past. There you can see the Mosaic of the Ancient Basilica of Lin that dates 4-5 year A.D. And wander around the streets of this ancient little village with so much history.
Important Note: For each attraction that adds more time to the transfer the price changes.
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