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Experience all the natural, cultural, and archaeological heritage of Saranda on your 5-hour tour. Visit the ancient town of Buthrotum, Ksamil and its islands and of course the magical Blu Eye Springs. Immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere created by a combination of archaeology, monuments and nature. From mystic ancient temples, dreamy and imposing medieval castles to elegant Byzantine churches, timeless olive groves and the deep blue of the eternal Ionian sea, the possibilities in Saranda are truly limitless. Your once-in-a-lifetime tour includes round-trip transportation from your accommodation.The best guides of town shall be at your disposal and the size of the group allows you to have a very nice conversation with them and ask as many questions as you can. Also flexible size group and vehicle gives you the possibility of many different stops at your will during the tour.
See ancient Albanian monuments and stunning landscapes during this small-group tour from Saranda. Enjoy panoramic views from the Ksamil Islands, see the remains of an ancient Roman Theater and a Byzantine Church at the National Park of Butrint, explore the Lekursi Castle, and see the natural monument of Blue Eye Springs over the course of the day. Round-trip hotel transfers are included for your convenience.
Discover the rich history and monuments of Gjirokaster on a walking tour through the city center. Stroll through the medieval Old Bazaar, listen to your guide regale stories of Albanian history at Argjiro Castle, admire the architecture at the Zekate house, and discover the culture and heritage of the country at the Ethnography Museum.
Skip the lines and explore Gjirokastra on this walking tour. Accompanied by a guide, learn about Gjirokastra’s history. Set out from Cerciz Topulli Square and visit the Old Bazaar. Continue to the fortress of Gjirokastra. Easily enter the city’s Ethnographic Museum and take time to experience its extensive exhibitions.
Bunk'art 2 reconstructs the history of the Albanian Ministry of Internal Affairs from 1912 to 1991 and reveals the secrets of “Sigurimi”, the political police that was the harsh persecution weapon used by the regime of Enver Hoxha. Bunk'art 2 is the first major video museum exhibition dedicated to the victims of communist terror.
After the inauguration, on June 1978 by the dictator Enver Hoxha, opened to the public the anti-nuclear bunker built by the communist government. A 5-floor palace underground, with 106 rooms and an assembly hall, now turned into a historical and art center called "BUNK'ART". The passageways, the areas provided for the meetings of the General Staff of the Army in case of war, the rooms where was thought would sleep the communist ex-dictator Enver Hoxha and the former Prime Minister Mehmet Shehu in case of a nuclear attack, the gigantic hall dedicated to the meetings of the Political Bureau which contain also an Albanian typical Buffe are transformed into a video museum exhibition and into art. Starting from April 2016, BUNK'ART is now made permanent, turning into a unique attraction site for tourists in the region, showing the Albanian life during the 45 years of communism.
Explore Tirana’s Old Bazaar, Stone City, and other sites on a guided walking tour that includes skip-the-line admission to the Fortress of Justinian, also called Tirana Castle. Along the way, you’ll learn Tirana’s colorful history and find some of the city’s most picturesque views. Inside the Fortress of Justinian, discover unique architecture that dates back centuries.
We offer a great opportunity to have a closer look at the amazing beauty of Divjake-Karavasta Park. Visit this natural oasis of untouched nature and of stunning biodiversity, the biggest lagoon in Albania. With a surface of 22 230 ha, the park is home to the rare Dalmatian pelican and so many beautiful birds. A birdwatchers heaven and a perfect place to relax and have a quiet time in the beautiful surroundings of the park.
Have an unforgettable experience at the Rozafa Castle in Shkodër and visit the museum for a better understanding of its history and surroundings. Learn about the legend of the woman who got walled in alive inside the castle walls. • Visit one of the most prominent castles from the 4th-century • Explore the museum of the castle for a better understanding of the Illyrian people • Learn about the castle myths and legends • Enjoy the panoramic vistas of the Drin, Kir and Buna rivers from the castle top
Gjirokastra's eerie hilltop castle is one of the biggest in the Balkans. There's been a fortress here since the 12th century, although much of what can be seen today dates to the early 19th century. The castle remains somewhat infamous due to its use as a prison under the communists. Inside there's a collection of armoury, two good museums, plenty of crumbling ruins to scramble around, and superb views over the valley.The castle grounds also house a recovered US Air Force jet with an interesting backstory as to how it got here. One is the official Albanian version, the other is the official American version. Both versions are what might today be termed as 'Fake News', but the US version is faker than the Albanian one…
Located a few miles south of Shkodër, Rozafa Castle is a culturally significant ruin site with uninterrupted views over the nearby Lake Skadar. Save yourself the time spent walking to the ruin and catch a ride to the Castle for an early evening tour of the ruins while the sun sets over Albania. Get stunning photos of the Albanian countryside and learn from your guide about the history and legends attached to the site.
Providing an excellent overview of Tirana, this is a good tour for first-time visitors. Visit the highlights of the city including Skanderbeg Square, the National History Museum, the Fortress of Justinian, Enver Hoxha Pyramid, the House of Leaves, Polytechnic University of Tirana, and more. Learn about Albania’s Communist past and how Tirana is a juxtaposition of old and new cultures.
Berat is one of the oldest towns in the region, founded back in the ancient ages. After some troublesome history and changes of the name the city was finally called “Beligrad” – “The White City” (the current name is just the derivative of it). It’s pretty obvious where it comes from as the Old Town of Berat is full of white houses, all of them facing the river. Beratis called also “the city of thousands windows”After Berat it is time to go in Belsh where we are going to taste raki with saffron. It is an unique raki where we can find only in Belsh. This town is known also for 85 lakes. Belshi is like Toscana but in Albanian version