Behind the name Lale Tours stands the family Basoski-Langendijk. Lale Tours is a family run business already known to many. Our excellent rep utation is largely due to the (alternative) excursions, trips we organize, with small groups and DUTCH guides.(most of whom also speak English) Lale Tous offers more than just excursions. We offer a complete service. Do you want to rent a car then you have come to the right address. Would you like to explore nature on a scooter, in a canoe on the lake or from above with a tandem paraglider jump, everything is possible with Lale Tours.
Lale Pension is our own accommodation that we rent out, with a touch of Dutch hospitality located in the picturesque fishing village Pestani, 80 meters from the Lake Ohrid and at the base of the National Park Galicica.
Lake Ohrid, one of the largest and most important natural sites of Europe. Since it has flora and fauna which nowhere else in the world can be found. Lake Ohrid actually began to "live" as long as mankind exists. According to the professor of the University of Belgrade, Academic PhD. Sinisa Stankovic,† Lake Ohrid is 4 million years old. It arose in a very old geological period by tectonic movements of the earth. The flora and fauna of Lake Ohrid is never disturbed in its existence. Around the lake are many important geological changes occur in the past: the rise of mountains, creating valleys, creating other lakes and disappearance of lakes. Some parts of the Balkan peninsula Republic were below sea level, but Lake Ohrid has always remained unscathed from all geographic changes.
St. Naum Monastery Complex
†St. Naum is an old Eastern Orthodox monastery in the Republic of Macedonia, named after the medieval Saint Naum. It is situated along Lake Ohrid, 29†km south of the city of Ohrid. The monastery gets its name from the saint who founded it. The monastery was established in the year 905 by St Naum of Ohrid himself. St Naum is also buried in the church.
City of Ohrid
† Ohrid is one of the major municipalities in the Republic of Macedonia. It is 30 kilometers from Albania, 80 kilometers from Greek border and 171 kilometers from Skopje, the capital city of Macedonia. Ohrid or Lichnidos (City of Light) as it was previously known, has been a living town for 2500 years. In the second half of 19th century Ohrid played an important role in the revival of Macedonian culture.
Tzar Samoil Fortress
Phillip II of Macedonia