DAY 3: Elbasan – Lin – Tushemisht
Overnight stay in Tushemisht
Kruje to Elbasan, 1h30 min
Elbasan was known in antiquity as Skampa and was a very crucial part of the "Via Ignatia". The Ottomans made it a city of great importance. The communists built a very large Iron and Steel factory. By visiting the city and its typical districts you will have a trip back in time.
Elbasan to Lin, 1h 15 min
Located on the peninsula of the same name, Lin is a typical village on the western shore of Lake Ohrid. Lake Ohrid, one of the oldest lakes in the world, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The main activities of the inhabitants of Lin are fishing and farming, but the village is best known for its mosaic of life in the century AD. Situated on the floor of an ancient early Christian basilica, the carefully crafted mosaic features floral and geometric motifs and Eucharistic scenes.
Lin to Tushemisht, 40 min
Departure for the village of Tushemisht. This village is located on the shore of Lake Ohrid, near Northern Macedonia. This lake is classified by UNESCO for the richness of its fauna and flora. This small village is very well maintained by its inhabitants and offers a peaceful living environment.
At the time of the dictatorship, Tushemisht was an example of prosperity where propaganda films were being shot.
The ancient fortress, oldest mosques
Exploring the village of Tushemisht and the Park of Drilon