Pogradec lies on the southeastern part of Albania, lakeshore of Ohrid Lake. It has an ancient historical background.
Situated 720 m above sea level and surrounded by mountains and Ohrid Lake, the town represents a basin of special and pleasant climate. In addition to the climate, the Lake Ohrid, the deepest in Balkan, makes the town more attractive and one of the most preferred tourist resorts, providing good opportunities for bathing, swimming, fishing and water sports.
Rich are the rare species of the water fauna in this lake. Worth mentioning the fish Koran, hardly to find in other lakes of the world over. It is famous for its delicious meat, which winter period is red and during the summer is white. The tourist resort of Driloni 5 km away from the town which beauty and natural surroundings will leave you breathless. There, the decorative trees and plants are full in harmony with water springs, characteristic bridges and three bars and restaurants offering typical local dishes.
The lakeside village of Lin is a charming opportunity to see Lake Ohrid from a traditional perspective. The Byzantine church ruins, under World Heritage protection, have a modern cover constructed to keep the treasures from further deterioration.