In Tirana and Kruja Day Trip you will learn about the origins of the Albanians, their history and culture in one day.
This tour starts with a pick up at Skanderbeg Square, and as we drive towards Kruja you can see typical Albanian buildings. Moreover, you can see Kruja from the town of Fushe-Kruja. The city of Kruja stands proud on the feet of Kruja Mountain. You can see from the entrance that this city is located at a strategic point. From where it overlooks the valley below.
However, what makes Kruja amazing is the history which is reflected in each cobblestone of the street. Entering the city is like a dream, the pine trees follow you until the door of this amazing town. Meanwhile, in Kruja you will see how each part of the city owns parts of history. You will encounter the old bazaar which is home to the Albanian handicrafts, and everyone is polite and kind. After the visit to the bazaar, you will hike a small path of cobblestones that lead you to the Castle of the Albanian National Hero, Scanderbeg. There you will learn about the history and what this place has to offer.
Next, you will return to Tirana where you will learn about the capital of Albania. The everchanging capital that holds a beautiful history of many decades. What happened in Tirana during the communist years? What happened before that? In this Tirana and Kruja day trip, you will learn about the 100-year-old capital of Albania.Less
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