6-day Highlights Of Albania Shared Tour

6-Day Highlights of Albania Shared Tour

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Jorge and your team

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

Day 1: Pick up - Tirana

Stop At: Tirana, Tirana, Tirana County
Pick up from Tirana International Airport or Durrës Port or any Hotel in Tirana and driving to the hotel. After check-in, free time.
Duration: 18 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4 stars Hotel, central located.

Day 2: Tirana - Durrës - Berat

Stop At: Muzeu Historik Kombetar, Skenderbej Square Boulevard Zogu I, Tirana 1001 Albania
With all the participants that will arrive early, we discover Albania's capital city on a 3-hour walking tour with a local guide. See Tirana's disintegrating soviet-era buildings, modern-day building projects and proud historic monuments, all side-by-side. We will visit the National History Museum,.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Skanderbeg Square, At the center of Tirana, Tirana Albania
The Skanderbeg Square (Albanian: Sheshi Skënderbej) is the main plaza in the centre of Tirana.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Et`hem Bey Mosque, Sheshi Skenderbej, Tirana 1001 Albania
The Hadji Et'hem Bey Mosque is a mosque in Tirana, Albania. Closed under communist rule, the mosque reopened as a house of worship in 1991.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Clock Tower, Sheshi Skenderbej next to Et`hem Bey Mosque, Tirana Albania
The Tirana Clock Tower began to be built by Haxhi Et'hem Beu in 1822.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tirana Castle, Shëtitorja Murat Toptani, Tiranë, Albania
Fortress of Justinian or simply known as Tirana Castle is a castle in Tirana, Albania. Its history dates back before 1300 and is a remnant from the Byzantine-era.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Tanners' Bridge, Bulevardi Jean D'Arc, Tirana Albania
Tanners' Bridge is a stone footbridge of the 18th-century Ottoman period.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Pyramid of Tirana, Bulevardi Dëshmorët e Kombit, Tiranë 1010, Albania
The Pyramid of Tirana is a structure and former museum of ex dictator.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Blloku, Tirana Albania
Residential Blloku is an upscale nightlife and shopping hotspot, with hip bars and cafes, and trendy global restaurants alongside luxury boutiques. During the era of Communist rule, it was a closed-off precinct for the party elite, and the villa of long-ruling dictator Enver Hoxha still stands.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Durres Archaeological Museum, Rruga Taulantia, Durres Albania
Drive to Durres and visit: Durrës Archaeological Museum established in 1951, largest in the country, including Durrës prehistoric, archaic, classical and civic Illyrian periods, extending to the 1st century.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Durres Castle, Durres Albania
Durrës Castle (Albanian: Kalaja e Durrësit) is the fortified old city of Durrës, enclosed by city walls built in the late 5th century, and repaired and reinforced in the Middle Ages and early modern periods.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Durres Amphitheatre, Rruga Kalase, Durres Albania
Roman Amphitheatre of Durrës built after the 2nd century B.C remains one of the most majestic of the ancient world and one of ten most beautiful Roman amphitheatres.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Venetian Tower, Rruga Anastas Durrsaku, Durrës, Albania
Duures castle was reinforced with several guard towers by the Republic of Venice
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Berat Castle, Rruga Mihal Komnena, Berat 5001 Albania
Driving to Berat. Visting the castle. Berat Castle, also referred to as the Citadel of Berat and castle quarter, is a fortress overlooking the town of Berat.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: National Iconographic Museum Onufri, Located in the Inner Part of Saint Mary Church in Berat Castel, Berat Albania
Visit the "Onufri" Museum dedicated to Byzantine art and iconography, located inside the castle.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: National Ethnographic Museum Berat, Lagja 13 Shtatori Mangalem, Berat Albania
Visit the Ethnographic Museum that contains a diversity of everyday objects from throughout history of the city.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Lead Mosque Berat, Rruga Gaqi Gjika, Berat, Albania
Visit the Lead Mosque, a 16th-century historical mosque.
Duration: 10 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4 stars Hotel, central located.

Day 3: Berat - Apollonia - Gjirokastër

Stop At: Apollonia Archaeological Park, Pojan Albania
Driving to Apollonia. Visiting the Apollonia Archaeological Park, contains artifacts unearthed nearby from the ancient town of Apollonia, flourished during the 4th century AD.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Skenduli House, Rruga Sokaku i Te Mareve, Gjirokaster Albania
Driving to Gjirokastra. Visiting the ‘Skenduli’ House
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ismail Kadare's House, Rruga Fato Berberi 16, Gjirokaster Albania
The house of the world-famous Albanian writer, Ismail Kadare, has been turned into a museum
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Gjirokaster Castle, Gjirokaster Albania
Visiting the castle. The castle dominates the town and overlooks the strategically important route along the river valley.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gjirokastra Bazaar, Old town, Gjirokaster Albania
The Old Bazaar in Gjirokastra, called by locals as “Qafa e Pazarit” makes up the centre of the Old Town. The history of Bazaar dates back in 17th century.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Cold War Tunnel, Cerciz Topulli Square, Gjirokaster 6001 Albania
Visit the Cold war tunnel, the anti-atomic bunker, a communist era underground fortification.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4 stars Hotel, central located.

Day 4: Gjirokastër - Butrint - Saranda

Stop At: The Blue Eye, Sarandë, Albania
Drive to Syri i Kalter, or the Blue Eye. This natural spring, of unknown depth, produces ice cold water even in the height of summer.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lëkursi, Sarandë, Albania
Then stop for a view at the Lëkursi castle on a strategic hill point overlooking the town of Saranda, southeast of the town centre.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Butrint National Park, SH81, Butrint Albania
Visiting the Butrint National Park, that is spectacular archaeological site and the National Park of Albania that occupies a beautiful and small peninsula.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4 stars Hotel, central located.

Day 5: Saranda - Llogara - Vlora - Tirana

Stop At: Ali Pasha Castle, Sh8 Porto Palermo, Porto Palermo Beach, Vlore Albania
Drive along the amazing Southern Riviera with idyllic and breath-taking spots along this craggy coast. Stop and visit Porto Palermo Castle, a 19th-century fortress, also known as the Castle of Ali Pasha.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Llogara National Park, Llogara National Park, Vlore County
Drive to Llogara Pass , in Llogara Park, that is an evergreen forested area, extending up to 1800 m high above the sea level.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Zvernec Monastery, Zvernec Island, Vlore Albania
Driving to Zvernec. Visiting the St. Mary's Monastery, a medieval Byzantine church in Zvërnec Island inside the Narta Lagoon close to Vlorë.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ardenica Monastery, Ardenice Albania
The monastery in Ardenica, an Orthodox church, built by the Byzantine emperor Andronicus in 1282.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tirana, Tirana, Tirana County
Arrival in Tirana.
Duration: 14 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4 stars Hotel, central located.

Day 6: Tirana

Stop At: Tirana, Tirana, Tirana County
Driving to the Rinas airport or Durrës Port or to any other Hotel in Tirana.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.