In this bike tour towards the Cape of Rodon. Cape of Rodon is in Durres, and it is a small cape in the sea that offers beautiful views of the bluest watercolors and also beautiful sunset colors.
We leave Tirana by car and drive towards Maminas which is 22 km away from Tirana. Maminas is a small village in Durres County with a lot of green vegetation and small farms.
From there starts our journey by bike.
We bike from Maminas to Cape of Rodon.
Cape of Rodon is a rocky beautiful cape in Durres, Albania.
On top of the cape is the Rodon Castle built by national Albanian Hero Scanderbeg which you can see in this bike tour.
The Castle of Scanderbeg, Albania’s national hero that led the Albanian army against the Ottomans from 1443-1468. In addition, the cape and its castle offer a wonderful landscape filled with small beaches and surrounded by wild vegetation. Scanderbeg started to build this castle during 1451-1452.
Biking along the cape you can set yourself on the map and imagine where you are exactly.
One of the most beautiful and stunning capes in Albania.
Thereupon, we take a rest to soak up the beautiful view of the Adriatic Sea.
Afterward, we start to cycle in the direction of Kruja where the Castle of National Hero Scanderbeg nestles.
Kruja Castle was built in the 5th and 6th centuries A.D. Charles I of Anjou rebuilt the walls in the 13th century and the Turks rebuilt them again some centuries later. In 1617 an earthquake caused great damage to the walls, after which they were reinforced with 9 towers. The highest and most well-defended part of the fortress is a clock tower. It used to serve as an observation platform during times of war.
Take in the beauty and history of Kruja from your point of view.
And the last stop is Bubq a small village where our journey ends and we drive back to Tirana by car.