Hostel in Struga, Macedonia

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Get to know Struga (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Struga. To help you make friends with Struga before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Struga, Macedonia, is a town on the beautiful Lake Ohrid in the southwest of Macedonia. It is much quieter with international visitors than the nearby town of Ohrid, but Struga surely has its charm. Lake Ohrid is a popular destination for holiday-makers from the Balkans and is getting increasingly popular among tourists from other European countries.

Struga is more than Ohrid’s little brother -- it is a pleasant, calm town. It not only has access to the lake, but also the Drim River flows through the town. On each side of the river is a nice promenade with cafes, a great place for a walk or some food in one of the cafes and restaurants. However, from a architectural perspective, Struga is not as picturesque as Ohrid, which is only fifteen kilometers away. When staying here, the town should not be the only reason to book a Struga, Macedonia hostel. From Struga, you have access to all towns on Lake Ohrid, including those on the Albanian side. There are three hundred sixty-five churches around the lake and the cave churches on the west shore should not be missed. For hiking, the Jablanica mountain range offers some nice hiking trails. Hiking tours can possibly be organised through your Struga, Macedonia hostel.

Your choices for a hostel in Struga, Macedonia, will be extremely limited; to be more precise, there are no Struga, Macedonia hostels inside the town center (the nearest hostel is actually ten kilometers outside Struga, in the small town of Radozhda, close to the Albanian border). This is a high-quality hostel with an incredible view over Lake Ohrid from the hostel’s balcony and some of its rooms. If you do not want to be ten kilometers away from Struga’s centre, then private rooms that are not inside a Struga, Macedonia hostel are currently your only option. You can also consider an Ohrid hostel as an alternative.

Written by local enthusiast for Struga hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Struga hostels Martin Straatman

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Your Packing List for Struga

Your Packing List for Struga

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Struga Hostel Cheatsheet

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1 Total number of hostels
$9 Average dorm price
$9 Cheapest hostel in Struga
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