In this day trip of Albania from Budva, we will take you to one historical city in Albania named Shkodra. Shkodra is a beautiful city located in the northwestern Albania.
Shkodra is one of the main historical cities in Albania. It is a city straight out of a Fairytale. Many say that Shkodra is where urbanization began.
When saying Shkodra is a magical city we must tell you the Legend of Rozafa Castle. Rozafa was a girl that was married in a family of three brothers. The brothers were building a castle during the day, but during the night the castle was destroyed by a force out of this world.
So the legend goes, one of the brothers has a talk with his “dead father”, who tells him that the castle will stand only if you immurate the wife of the brother who will feed them the next day in the walls and the castle will stand.
He tells his brothers and they tell their wives to not feed them the next day, so Rozafa goes to send them food and they immurate her in the walls, but she accepts only on one condition.
Thus, shall they leave one of her breasts outside, so she could breastfeed her baby. But this is not the only thing you can see in Shkodra.
Once there, acquaint yourself with Albanian history and culture by visiting cathedrals, workshops and photographic archives. This day trip from Budva to Albania will be a beautiful memory for you.
We start our journey from your Hotel in Budva, and we drive towards the border control that separates the two countries. After the check up, we drive towards Shkodra where we will visit the Rozafa Castle. After your tour of the castle, you will visit the museum. The museum will shed light on every stone and ruin you have visited so far. Any questions you might have had throughout the tour of the castle will be answered. In addition to the story of the castle, the museum showcases artifacts from the Hellenistic and medieval periods up until World War I. Then you will see the famous pedestrian road of Shkodra. After your tour in Shkodra we will drive back to your hotel in Budva. Make sure you have your passport with you.
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