Prespa Lake

Golem Grad (Snake Island)

Island of Golem Grad (Остров Голем Град, Big Town) Golem Grad, the only natural island in the Republic of Macedonia, is located on Lake Prespa in southwestern Macedonia a few kilometers from both borders with Greece and Albania. Part of the Galičica National Park, Golem Grad has a surface area […]

Island of Golem Grad

Sts Peter & Paul on the Island of Golem Grad

Golem Grad – Sts. Peter and Paul

Saints Peter and Paul on the island of Golem Grad This 14th century single nave church dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul (Свети Петар и Павле) is located on Golem Grad (Голем Град, also known as Snake Island) on Lake Prespa (Преспанско Езеро). Golem Grad is the only island in […]

Galičica (Galichica)

Mount Galičica (Галичица, Galichica) Mount Galičica (Galichica) and the Galičica National Park are situated between Lake Ohrid and Lake Prespa.  Closer to the Ohrid side you will see a chapel dedicated to St. George and this is a great place to stop and enjoy the vistas of the lake, mountains […]

Mount Galichica & National Park

Lake Prespa - Ribarsko Selp

Lake Prespa

Lake Prespa – Преспанско Езеро -Prespansko Ezero Lake Prespa is one of three tectonic lakes in Macedonia and it is the second largest lake in Macedonia. Two-thirds is owned by Macedonia and the remaining third is shared by Greece and Albania. There are actually two  Prespa Lakes, the second one […]