This day trip of Albania from Kotor will be a great day for you. We are going to take you to one of the most beautiful and magical cities in Albania. Shkodra is located in Northwestern Albania and is called the city where urbanization began. Moreover, to talk about Shkodra is talking about legends.
One of the most touching legend and most famous in Albania is that of the castle of Shkodra, Rozafa. Rozafa was a girl that was married in a family of three brothers. The brothers were building a castle during the day. However, 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 bury the wife of the one 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 buried her in the foundations, but she accepts only on one condition. Thus, shall they leave one of her breasts outside, so she could breastfeed her baby.
However, Shkodra has a lot more than this legend to offer. If you are in Kotor and want to discover what Albania and moreover Shkodra have for you, book this day trip with us!
We start our journey from your Hotel in Kotor, 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 to Kotor.
Make sure you have your passport with you.
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