Theth Day Tour with a private guide. Theth is a small village in northern Albania, protected by the Albanian government. The area around the village is of outstanding beauty.
The village is nestled between the Shala Mountains and has extraordinary views. An isolated place with a lot of green vegetation and a great landscape.
Theth is a small village in the north of Albania. The community is situated right in the middle of a national park, an area known for its lush and mountainous natural beauty.
While you are there, start your day walking toward the Church of Thethi. The church, dating from 1892, is an Albanian landmark. Situated against the backdrop of the Albanian Alps, it is one of the most visited sites in the area.
Theth has a predominantly Catholic population, evident in the architecture and culture. In fact, many of Albania’s most famous writers were priests from Thethi. Their work has contributed immensely to the education of the local population.
Some of the priests who have served in this church well knew Albanian writers who have contributed immensely to the education of the local population. Our next stop is the Locked in Tower.
Later, during the communism years, used as a hospital.
Explore the untouched park of Theth. The locals that live in the village have lived there all their lives, and are very friendly. The sound of the birds and the river will leave you breathless.
In the human eye, this is a paradise, the view reminds you of Switzerland but wilder and more natural.
The waterfalls, the mountains, and the peace you will find there is magic.
The Waterfall of Grunas. It takes about 1 hour to walk from the locked-in tower to Grunas Waterfall. The waterfall is about 30 m high and is considered as one of the most beautiful natural monuments in Theth for which it has received a protection status by the Albanian Government. After this refreshing visit, we walk down to Grunas Canyon on our way to the Blue Eye.
The canyon is about 60 m deep and about 2 km long. After this short visit, we continue walking to the Blue Eye, a big pool of deep blue water formed by the Black river flowing down the mountain. This pool is about 100 m² and about 5 m deep. Keep in mind that even during the summer the water temperature is really cold if you intend to swim there.
Locked in Tower, Waterfall, Grunas Canyon, The Blue Eye are a must to see in Theth To emphasize, this tour is like a day hike for those travelers that are already in Theth but need a local guide to show them the best of Theth.
The Lock-in Tower, which was used in Northern Albania to defend killers and offenders from revenge and blood-feuds, while trying to find a “peaceful” solution between the families involved. That was a part of the Kanun, a rule of conduct written by Leke Dukagjini almost 6 centuries ago.
So, book Theth Day Tour and we will show you the most amazing parts of this place.