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Albanian Cultural Highlights Tour

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Duration

8 days 7 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

25 people

Category

Cultural HolidaysMultiactivity

Overview

A cultural tour of Albanian highlights combines history, man-made wonders, natural springs, and as well as Albanian hospitality.

Begin your trip roaming the palaces and castle of Skanderbeg in Kruja 14th century, the castle of Rozafa in Shkoder build 350BC and the castle of Ali Pasha in the early 19th century, till to ancient cities architecture & fortes.

From the amazing natural spring of Blue Eye to one of the biggest underground bunkers of communism time. Our group leader will show you the Roman Theater.

Also, the ancient city of Butrint and make sure your trip burns brightly in your memory long after you’ve left Albania.

This tour will be amazing for you who would like to explore the Albanian terrain and learn it’s history.

Albania is a country of great historical events that are as old as 30 years ago. Moreover, Albania’s history is being written every day.

Albania has beautiful landscapes and very important landmarks scattered around the country. Moreover, many of its landmarks are under UNESCO heritage protection.

However, on this trip you will learn more than about landmarks, you will learn Albanian traditions and you will get to see them.

8 Days tour of Cultural Albanian highlights to remember.

 

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit the historical cities of North Albania, Kruja & Shkodra
  • Visit the castles, the museums & Kruja famous traditional Bazaar
  • Visit the Albanian Riviera
  • Visit the ancient city of Butrint
  • Visit the UNESCO protected cities of Gjirokastra & Berat
  • Visit the underground bunkers of the communism time

Itinerary

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Day 1: Tirana Airport

Airport transfer. Depending on your arrival time you may want to enjoy a stroll around Tirana.

Day 2 - 3: Tirana - Kruja - Shkoder

From Tirana, the next location is the city of Kruja to visit the Scanderbeg fortes. After Kruja a visit to the castle of Rozafa in Shkoder. Overnight in a traditional hotel. After Shkodra we head to visit the fortress and the amphitheater of Durres.

Day 4-5: Vlora - Himara - Saranda

After Durres, departure to Vlora, the monastery of Narta. The national park of Llogara and the old village of Vuno. Visit Porto Palermo to enjoy the architecture of the Castle of Ali Pasha. Optional is diving at the Wall of Jar underwater. City walk in Saranda. Traditional Albanian restaurant for dinner.

Day 6 -7: Butrint - Blue Eye - Gjirokaster

A long stop to visit the ancient Butrint, the roman theater and guided walk throughout. After a visit to the powerful natural spring of Blue Eye (Syri Kalter). And last the typical city of Gjirokaster. Gjirokastra is also known as the “city of stone” and for its architectural value. Castle visits and traditional local meals.

Day 8: Berat - Tirana

Departure to Tepelene the city of Ali Pasha. After the visit to the city of Berat and the castle. Stop at the winery farm. Departure to Tirana to visit one of the biggest underground bunker of the communist time. This bunker was to protect the government from an atomic attack. After the bunker and hanging on to the city of Tirana transfer to Airport depending on flight times.

Additional Info:

Every trip is different, depending on weather conditions. Our trips are not recommended for pregnant women, children under 2 years old and people who suffer from any medication disability. Do not bring unnecessary items or items of high value on board, our company will not take responsibility for any loss.

Included/Excluded

  • Kruja city walking tour
  • Durres city walking tour
  • Visit the underground bunker in Tirana
  • Gjirokaster and Berat city exploration
  • Ancient Butrint entrance and guided walk
  • Blue Eye spring and walking tour
  • All transport between destinations and to/from
  • 7 breakfasts
  • Private air-con van, 4WD.
  • Group Leader (GL) throughout, local guides
  • Hotels 3* (7 nights)
  • Extra Drinks
  • 7 Lunches (to include, add 105€)
  • 7 Dinners (to include, add 105€)
  • Gratuities and individual daily expenses
  • Airport transfers

Tour's Location

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