A mix of history, culture and in-depth exploration of Albania’s communist past, this tour provides a comprehensive overview of Tirana, particularly for first-time visitors. Visit the National Theater of Opera and Ballet, National History Museum, House of Leaves, the Enver Hoxha Pyramid, the Clock Tower of Tirana, and several other notable landmarks. Lunch and a sampling of rakia—a strong Albanian alcoholic beverage—are included.
Meet your host at a local market to gather ingredients, then enjoy a private cooking lesson where you’ll learn to prepare three traditional Albanian dishes. Taste several appetizers and beverages and learn about Albanian cuisine and culinary traditions. This is a good tour for foodies and travelers who enjoy meeting new people.
Venture outside the capital city and see more of Albania on this day tour that visits three neighboring cities. Travel to Elbasan to see its namesake 15th-century castle, and Struga, a popular tourist destination. Then it’s on to Ohrid, one of the country’s main religious centers. Here you will tour several ancient churches and historical sites.
Learn more about Kosovan culture and history on this full-day tour to Prizren and Pristina from Tirana. Benefit from your private guide’s undivided attention and explore at your own pace, stopping off at attractions such as the Gračanica Monastery, Sinan Pasha Mosque, and Albanian League of Prizren Museum. Avoid hidden costs with round-trip transfer and admission fees included as per itinerary.
Socialize in a different environment, while you taste some Albanian wine and create a souvenir that you get to take home as a reminder of your trip in Albania.
All of the supplies in the studio are at your disposal for you to test and incorporate in your masterpiece.
Go on this day tour with a local Albanian guide, who will make you feel like a local by showing you the culture and lifestyle of this medieval city. You can’t have an insider’s vibe with just a guidebook or walking around on your own. Instead, have the personal attention of your guide on this private day tour.
Visiting the historical Ottoman town of Berat from Tirana is tricky without hiring a car. On this full-day tour, travel to Berat with ease in the company of a guide. Depart from your Tirana hotel and head to Berat. Stop at places that include the medieval castle district, ancient churches, and mosques.
Get an adrenaline rush high above Tirana on this private tandem paragliding experience. Travel in a taxi to the starting point on Dajti Mountain and fly while strapped to your tandem partner high above the ground. Take in views and record the experience on a GoPro to relive the experience later.
Explore Tirana, the capital of Albania, through a culinary lens. Visit architectural and cultural landmarks such as Skanderbeg Square, the New Bazaar, and Blloku, a bustling, now-trendy neighborhood that was once restricted to communist party members. Along the way, enjoy breakfast, lunch, coffee, and raki, a strong, Grappa-like beverage made with star anise and local fruits.
Discover the UNESCO-listed city of Berat on a day trip from Tirana. Explore the historic neighborhoods of Mangalemi, Gorica, and Kala; admire architectural landmarks including Berat Castle, the Red Mosque, and St. Trinity Church; visit the Museum of Iconography and National Ethnographic Museum; and enjoy some free time to sightsee independently or shop for souvenirs.
Travel either to or from the Tirana airport stress-free, knowing you’ve booked this private one-way transfer. This is an affordable option, and great for groups of up to four guests. You won’t have to deal with taxis or wait for shuttles. Instead, just you and your private group will relax in your air-conditioned vehicle while you are transferred directly to where you need to be, either Tirana airport or your accommodation.
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