National Park Galicica
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National Park Galicica

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Galicica is a mountain that separates the two biggest Macedonian lakes, Ohrid and Prespa. From Goga, the highest peak of the mountain, both lakes are simultaneously visible – a unique and extraordinary sight, especially at sunset.
Containing as it does more than 130 different species of trees and bushes, Galicica is one of Europe’s richest national parks in terms of flora, and easily accessible too; it’s only a fifteen-minute drive from Ohrid town, and very close to settlements on the Prespa side as well.

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A: National Park Galicica and Full Moon

Par Stojan Stojanovski, A 6.7 km

National Park Galicica and Full Moon

B: Paragliding over lake Ohrid and Galicica

Par Naum Krstanovski Nakka, A 6.7 km

Paradiseing over the Lake Ohrid and Nacional park Galicica …. i mean Paragliding :)))

Paragliding over lake Ohrid and Galicica

C: Holy Mother – cave church camp Gradiste in Ohrid Macedonia

Par Naum Krstanovski Nakka, A 7.6 km

Holy Mother – cave church camp Gradiste in Ohrid Macedonia XIV - XV Century     

Holy Mother – cave church camp Gradiste in Ohrid Macedonia

D: Gradiste Camp/Car Camp - Ohrid Lake, Macedonia

Par Naum Krstanovski Nakka, A 7.6 km

Gradiste Camp/Car Camp - Ohrid Lake, Macedonia 

Gradiste Camp/Car Camp - Ohrid Lake, Macedonia

E: Sveti Spas (Holy Salvation) near village Evla in Prespa, Macedonia

Par Naum Krstanovski Nakka, A 11.1 km

Sveti Spas (Holy Salvation) - (Macedonian: Црква Св. Спас) near village Evla in Prespa, Macedonia

Sveti Spas (Holy Salvation) near village Evla in Prespa, Macedonia

F: Lake Ohrid from Air - air360 by Stojan 2S

Par Stojan Stojanovski, A 12.5 km

Lake Ohrid from Air - air360 by Stojan 2S

G: Lake Ohrid, Sipokno, Macedonia

Par Stephan Messner, A 13.3 km

Lake Ohrid, Sipokno, Macedonia

H: Jump in Lake Ohrid

Par Stephan Messner, A 13.3 km

Jump in Lake Ohrid

I: Gorica 3 Ohrid lake

Par Naum Krstanovski Nakka, A 14.0 km

This panorama is taken between Gorica 3 and Gorica 2 beach on Ohrid Lake, Macedonia

Gorica 3 Ohrid lake

J: Pretor camp -Prespa Lake - Macedonia

Par Naum Krstanovski Nakka, A 14.4 km

Lake Prespa is the second largest lake in the Republic of Macedonia. It covers an area of 294 km sq.,...

Pretor camp -Prespa Lake - Macedonia

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