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Rozafa Castle with Private Guide

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Duration

3 hours

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

20 people

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Category

Day Trips

Overview

At 8:30 am we will set out from your hotel. We will drive to Rozafa Castle so we can visit the grounds as well as the museum inside the castle. Along the way, you will experience with fantastic views of Shkodra Lake and the Lead Mosque.
As you walk along the 4th-century Illyrian walls, you will learn about the castle. You will become acquainted with its history, as well as the vivid legend of Rozafa, the woman who was buried alive within the castle walls. Inside the castle, you will learn  see the monument of Rozafa feeding her baby from the walls. In addition you will get to know more about how the ancient inhabitants withstood various occupations.
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.
At the end of your private tour of Rozafa Castle, soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the breathtaking views over the confluence of Buna, Drin and Kir rivers while drinking coffee. Continue enjoying your free time by shooting pictures of breathtaking Tarabosh mountain and Shkodra Lake.
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit one of the most prominent castles from the 4th-century.
  • Explore the museum in the castle for a better understanding of the Albanian History.
  • Learn about the castle, myths and legends.
  • Enjoy the panoramic vistas of Drini, Kiri and Buna rivers from the castle top.

Itinerary

Shkodra
We start at 8:30 from your hotel. Next we drive to visit the Rozafa castle and the museum inside the castle. Along the way, you will be rewarded with fantastic views of Shkodra Lake and the Lead Mosque.
Rozafa Castle
The museum showcases artifacts from the Hellenistic and medieval periods up until World War I. As you walk along the Illyrian walls from the 4th-century, you will learn about the history and the vivid legend of the woman who got walled in alive within the castle walls. Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the breathtaking views over the confluence of Buna, Drin and Kir rivers. Once inside the castle, you will see the monument of Rozafa feeding her baby from the walls. In addition you will get to know more about the people’s history and how they survived different occupations.The next stop is the museum that sheds light on every stone and ruin you have visited so far, giving answers to the questions you might have had throughout the tour. Finish off by soaking up the breathtaking views of Tarabosh mountain and Shkodra Lake and enjoy some free time to shoot pictures.
Shkodra
Back to your hotel in Shkodra

Included/Exclude

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Entrance fee in Rozafa Castle
  • Entrance fee in the Castle’s Museum
  • Private Guide
  • Drinks

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