Lonely Planet Names Ohrid among 10 Best Cities to Visit

Ohrid has been named among the top ten cities in the world to visit in 2017 by the internationally­renowned travel company Lonely Planet.


Ranked fifth on the list of cities to visit, Ohrid is featured in the 2017 Best in Travel edition, released annually by Lonely Planet, the Agency for Promotion and Support of Tourism said Tuesday.

“The renowned edition, considered the strongest brand in the industry, is printed every year to point out the top destinations of the year to come. In a bid to boost its credibility, every year an international Lonely Planet team, comprised of travel experts, authors and editors, is recommending top ten countries, top ten cities and top ten regions to visit,” the Agency said.

Other cities featured on the list include France’s Bordeaux (number 1) South Africa’s Cape Town (2), the US city of Los Angeles (3), Mérida in Mexico (4) Italy’s Pistoia (6), Seoul in South Korea (7), Lisbon in Portugal (8) the Russian capital Moscow (9) and the US city of Portland (10).

With Ohrid being named one of the best cities to visit in 2017 by Lonely Planet, Macedonia has been given limitless opportunities to develop its tourism brand, according to the Agency.

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