Tirana & South Albania 8 days
Depending on time of arrival in Tirana, we may do a
short city tour before or after check in at the hotel.
In the evening,
we'll have dinner at a traditional restaurant and then
explore the nightlife of Tirana,
walking in the ex-block area known as "the forbidden
town" where the villas of the communists leaders
are still standing next to trendy boutiques, expensive
jewelry shops and active local pubs.
Overnight in Hotel De Paris Tirana
Tirana- Kruja- Durres
Today you will see examples of an age of unbounded
Your morning tour begins from Skanderbeg Square, named
after the Albanian hero the main landmark of the city.
from far and wide reach the Et'hem Bey Mosque to offer
The Clock Tower next to the Et'hem Bey Mosque, National
Museum- north of Scanderbeg Square,
The Fortress of
The Palace of Culture, The monument to Mother Albania
and The National Historical Museum are the significant
that catch up the attention of one and all who make a
visit to the city.
Continue the tour with the visit to Kruja–one of the
biggest cities in Northern Albania is the “city of
history” and the
best known as hometown of Albanian’s National Hero
Gjergj Kastrioti Skanderbeg.
Visit to the Castle, Skanderbeg Museum and Ethnographic
After the visit of the castle, is free for you to
explore Kruja’s old bazaar with authentic and antique
The route continues to Durres– the ancient Greco-Roman
port city of Dyrrachium.
Overnight in Durres. Hotel DolceVita, or Oaz
Day 3: Durres -
After breakfast we will
drive to Berati , before reaching Berati, we will stop
and visit the Winery of Cobo,
where we can try the best
different red and white wine the best Albanian wine.
After we go straight
to the Castle, before we visit the Castle we will have
Lunch in Local Restaurant inside the Castle
which It is
known as the “City of one thousand windows” and is
declared a Museum City.
to the east by Tomorr Mountain 2415 m, and is an ancient
founded in the
4th & 5th centuries B.C.
territory of the Illyrian tribe of Desarettes.
The town is composed
of 3 parts; Gorica, situated on the far side of the
river;Mangalem, situated on the fortress
side of the river
and the Residenial quarter within the fortress known as
The old part of the
city has some religious buildings like mosque and
It is known as
the “City of one thousand windows”
and is declared a
Berat, overshadowed to
the east by Tomorr Mountain 2415 m, and is an ancient
Overnight in Hotel
After Breakfast we
proceed to the ancient Greek settlement of Apollonia –
(founded in 588 BC).
After the visit to Apollonia continue to Vlora – an
historical and coastal city tour takes you to a
in Vlora and visit the Independence house
Overnight in Hotel Nimfa Vlora. (Sea view room)
Vlore - Dhermi -
After breakfast we will drive After breakfast drive up
to Albanian Riviera.
Continue climbing to 3,000 feet where you can enjoy the
best views, as we drive through the fertile slopes and
Drive along Dhermi, one of the best Albanian beaches,
continue to Himara coastline and stop for a special
En route making a short visit to the bay of Porto
Palermo where the castle of Ali Pasha is situated.
Depart for Saranda the hillside town facing the sea,
famous for its magnificent, “Butrinti” archeological
Overnight in hotel Brilant (few meters from the sea.)
Museum of Weapons.
Overnight in Gjirokastra.
Saranda- Ksamil Beach- Butrinti
Today experience an included excursion to Butrinti
Archaeological Site, visit the Temple of Aesclepios,
Baptistery, Nymph,The Theatre, Lions Gate,
the Acropolis, etc. Lunch in Ksamil Vilage (Sea
Site)“Lekursi Castle restaurant (built on the ruins of
an old castle).
Balance of the day is at leisure to relax or explore on
Overnight in Hotel Brilant Saranda.
Saranda- Gjirokastra- Tirana
After breakfast we will depart to Gjirokastra known as
“Museum City”. In the way we will make a stop and
the “Blue Eye” spring,
formed by underground springs and the unusual continue
to Gjirokastra city where the dwelling houses have the
of medieval towers
constituting a building ensemble with a characteristic
Visit the Castle and the Museum of Weapons. Drive to the
museum city of Gjirokastra, birthplace,
of the former iron-fisted dictator of Albania, Enver
Gjirokastra is a strikingly picturesque town, perched on
the side of a mountain above the Drino River.
The tour includes the district museum, housed in the
building in which Enver Hoxha was born
and the pre-Ottoman citadel, a former political prison
and now a weapons museum.
Continue to Tirana for an overnight stay.
• Transfers and transportation with AC Private Car
• Guide in speaking
• Accommodation in good 3 * Hotels with HB ( Breakfast
+ Dinner )
• All taxes
Prices Start from 670 euro
Not included the Airplane Tickets, and personal