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From Vlora to Tirana is an enjoyable trip along the Albanian coastline. However, on this trip, there are many things to do on the way. You can book the attractions we suggest and add some more minutes to your trip from Vlora to Tirana.
The archaeological park of an ancient city. Apollonia is located on the banks of the last wild river in Europe, the Vjosa River. The pillars and theater of Apollonia will remind you of the days when Greeks used to believe in Gods and built houses for them. The ancient city is part of the UNESCO heritage list. The site is very well preserved and shows you about the past. Apollonia’s Beauty has attracted many visitors. Considering Apollonia a great and important city of the past. You can see that from the ruins that are almost perfect.
The monastery is located on the gorgeous hills of Ardenica. It is one of the most spiritual places you will visit in Albania. Why so remains to be discovered when you are there. It is a hidden jewel and a marvel of Albania’s landmarks.
Placed on the Adriatic coast, Durres is a sea city with numerous things to offers to visitors, including great beaches and unique archaeological landmarks, such as the largest amphitheater of the Balkan Peninsula. Durres was surrounded by thick protective walls, segments of which have been uncovered after archeological excavations. Dyrrachium was one of the largest harbor cities of antiquity on the eastern shoreline of the Adriatic. Despite the devastations and even though the city has suffered through the centuries, it has always been inhabited, up to the present days. Its foundation dates back to 627 B.C. when the Corinthians and settlers from Corcyra invaded the Illyrian territory of the Taulants. You can explore the remnants of Albania’s most significant Amphitheatre here, while both the city defenses and forum date back 1500 years. You could also travel inland to see the castle where Albanian national icon Skanderbeg fought off three Ottoman attacks in the 1400s. Blessed with a 10km stretch of beach, Durres is fun and has a charmingly Mediterranean atmosphere once you get off the seafront.
The National Park of Divjaka-Karavasta is the largest non-coastal park in Albania. It’s a park rich in Flora and Fauna. The park consists of the Lagoon of Karavasta. The lagoon hosts 6,4 % of the Dalmatian Pelicans of Europe’s population. In this bird-watching day tour in the park of Karavasta is good to mention that the park is going to leave you mesmerized. The first time you see it, the park gives you the impression of having jumped in a jungle, an unexplored land, abandoned or forgotten by the people and their destructive deeds. Its first and the only inhabitants are the animals, or better say the waterfowls.
It lays above the village with the same name, in the hill’s crest. This is a small castle that started the construction at the beginning of the XIV century and was finished at the beginning of the XV century from the feudal family of the region, Topiajve. Besides, the castle is a ‘culture monument’. In her corners, the castle has four round towers. The watching dates from 1800 – 1850.
Tourists love it for its beautiful position that sees over the Tirana field. Also in front of the tower, you will find the Kruja Castle. This Castle lays by the International Airport of “Nene Tereza“ in Rinas. Also, in the castle are restaurants and service bars where you can rest and have a good time.
Important Note: For each attraction that adds more time to the transfer from Vlora to Tirana the price changes.
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