Cycling In Albania, Kosovo & Macedonia

Cycling in Albania, Kosovo & Macedonia

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We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Kruja Castle, Near Tirana, Kruje 1501 Albania

After you arrive in Albania, you will be transferred to Kruja, where you will visit the castle and Scanderbeg museum. Kruja was the most important town for the Albanians during the 15th century which withstood successfully to at least 3 major sieges by the Ottoman Empire. The museum we will visit is dedicated to the Albanian medieval hero GjergjKastrioti called otherwise as ‘Scanderbeg’. He is considered as the most important figure for all the Albanians wherever they live

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Rubik, Rubik, Lezhe County

Cycle from the Zogu Bridge until Rubik. When in Rubik we visit the Franciscan Church which dates back to 12 century.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Fushe-Arrez, Fushe-Arrez, Shkoder County

We drive on the secondary road of Rubik –Shpal –Gjegjan –Fushe-Arrez. In FusheArrez we will have lunch. From Fushe-Arrez to Qafe Mali –Dardhe the road is mostly rocky terrain.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Fierze, Fierze, Lezhe County

Cycling continues on roads, which were used before the construction of Fierza Power Plant. We make a break for lunch in BajramCurri. BajramCurri is a small city situated on the foot of Shkelzenmountain. The name of the city comes from the national hero BajramCurri which was an outstanding fighter. In honor of his patriotism, there is a 7 m high statue of him erected in front of the city’s museum. The museum has a typical northern Albanian architecture. After lunch, we continue toward Valbona Valley.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Valbona Valley National Park, Valbona Albania

Today we cycle from Valbona valley to QafeLuzhe –Pac –Helshan –QafePrush –Gjakovë. In Gjakovë, we will have a walk through its old bazaar, one of the longest in the Balkan, a beautiful testimony of Ottoman Architecture and visit Hadumi’s Mosque

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Prizren, Prizren

We drive toward Prizren, with some short breaks during the road to visit interesting places.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Brezovice, Brezovice

From Prizren, we continue through highland roads following this trail: Prevalle –Brezovice –Jazhince (pkk) –Tetove (Mac). Lunch will be in Brezovica. Brezovica is a ski resort situated between 900 m and 2,500 m above sea level. There is a combination of mild valley climate in the lower parts and Alpine climate in the higher regions. When we will be in Tetovo we will visit the Colored Mosque and BektashiTekke.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Gostivar, North Macedonia

We cycle today through secondary roads from Tetovo to Gostivar -Mavrove –Diber e Madhe (Mac). Lunch will be organized in Mavrovo. Mavrovo is a region of Macedonia where Mavrovo National Park and winter sports center is located. The Mavrovo Lake lies at an altitude of 1220m. It is 12 kilometers long and 3 kilometers wide. After Mavrovo we cycle to Dibra we will relax in the thermal baths of Dibra.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Struga, Struga, Southwestern Region

We drive toward Struga along the banks of the Black Drini River. In Struga, we will visit the city and have lunch. We resume cycling afterward to reach the city of Ohrid in the afternoon. The UNESCO city of Ohrid since 1979 is one of the most interesting places to visit in Macedonia. We will take a walk in the afternoon to visit some of the most interesting sites.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Elbasan, Elbasan, Elbasan County

From Ohrid we cycle toward the border of QafëThanë between Albania –Macedonia to enter Albania. We continue cycling along Shkumbiniriver toward the city of Elbasan. In Elbasan, we take a break to visit the castle of the town and have lunch as well. In the afternoon we cycle toward the city of Berat enlisted in the UNESCO heritage list.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Kucove, Kucove, Berat County

Today we cycle toward Kucova airbase. There we can see the old military airplane, which is a relic of the cold war. Our next break will be in Durres, a city that dates back to the 7th century BC. In Durres, we will visit the amphitheater of the 2nd AD and have lunch. In the afternoon we arrive in Tirana, capital of Albania.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Tirana, Tirana, Tirana County

Before the departure, we will have a walking tour of Tirana. The group departs from Mother Theresa Airport.

Duration: 2 hours