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Velgosti Travel Guide: 10 reviews and 55 photos

Velgosti is a small village close to Ohrid. It is the first village on your right off the road from Ohrid to Resen and Bitola.

You can also reach Velgosti from Ohrid by a hiking trail of 6.5 km. The trail starts close to the Biljana Springs in Ohrid and goes via the rural village Ramne to Velgosti.

There are several churches in and around Velgosti.

The most famous is the Monastery and Church of St Petka.

This is a working monastery where you can stay for very little money.

In the hills surrounding Velgosti, other churches can be found:

Church of St Ilija
Church of St Nikolai
Cave Church of St Bogorodica (St Mother of God)
Church of St Rusa Sreda (St Blond Wednesday)

Additionally, the Church of St Nedela (St Sunday) is close to the Monastery of St Petka.

  • Last visit to Velgosti: Jul 2008
  • Intro Updated Oct 26, 2008
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