With its characteristic relief represented by wide and deep ravines and its wide plateau at an altitude exceeding 2000 metres, the Macedonian part of Galichica mountain offers the visitor a gorgeous view of Ohrid and Prespa lakes.
The Galichica national park covers the municipalities of Ohrid and Prespa and abounds in natural beauties and extraordinary endemic flora and fauna that can be found exclusively in this area.
The numerous monuments of historic and artistic importance are the very strong reason for visiting this national park. These monuments are not only numerous, but diverse, including archaeological sites, churches, monasteries, cave churches, etc.
Golem Grad isle is among the most important monuments in this park not only within the region, but also beyond. Noteworthy among the churches, monasteries and cave churches are the church of Virgin Mary Zahumska dating back to 1367 with fresco paintings in Byzantine style highly valued in Europe, then the church of St. Mary in the village of Velestovo dating back to the 15th century and many other churches from the later period as well as cave churches that are well preserved and available for visitors.
The population in the rural settlements of the mountainous part of this national park mainly deals with stockbreeding and agriculture, while the population in the littoral part is mainly occupied with fishing and tourism.