Tour and beach vacation in 10 days

From 840,00 €.

10 days

The ideal solution for everyone who want to visit the country and in the mean time allow themselves some days of pure relax in its wanderful coasts. Tour of the best citys like Tirana, Kruja, Shkodra, Berat, Gjirokaster, Blue eye, Butrinti and seaside resort in the town of Himara, with crystal clear waters and lively evenings.

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DAY 1 | WELCOME IN TIRANA

Meals included: dinner

Arrival in Tirana, pick-up from the airport and hotel accommodation in Tirana.

Panoramic tour of the city before dining in a restaurant with traditional cuisine.

DAY 2 | KRUJA AND SHKODRA

Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Entrance fees included: Skanderbeg Museum, Ethnographic Museum, Rozafa Fortress

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Kruja, the ancient Albanian capital, a city symbol of the anti-Ottoman resistance, as well as the city of the national hero Skanderbeg.

Visit of the Medieval Castle with, within its walls, the National Museum of Skanderberg and the Ethnographic Museum. Finally, visit of the characteristic bazaar consisting of two rows of shops and antique wooden shops on either side of the street that connects the castle with the rest of the city.

Continue to “Mrizi i Zanave”, an internationally known farm for the “Slow Food” style, an  Albanian cuisine.

Departure for Shkoder, considered “The cradle of Albanian culture”, located between the shores of Shkodra Lake, near the rivers:  Drin, Buna and Kir.

Visit of the Rozafa Fortress built on a high hill, covered entirely with rocks that are difficult to climb. For its strategic position it was for centuries an unassailable bastion.

Then visit the historical center of the city and the Catholic cathedral of Saint Stephen.

Return to Tirana, dinner and overnight at the hotel

DAY 3 | DURRES AND BERAT

Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Entrance fees included: Roman Amphitheater, Berat Castle

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Durres. Panoramic visit of Durres which includes the city walls, the Roman Amphitheater and the Venetian Tower. Appreciate the street art around the ancient ruins.

Transfer to Berat through the wild hills full of olive trees. Accommodation in hotel and lunch in restaurant with city view.

Visit the beautiful city-museum also known as the “city with a thousand windows” in the afternoon.

Visit, with local guide, of the Castle of Berat, fortress overlooking the city and built in defense of the Ottomans, of the orthodox church inside the castle, and of the medieval center with the Mosque of Lead, the Teqe of Halveti, a monument dedicated to the Bektashi religion, as mystical as liberal.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

DAY 4 | TEPELENE E GJIROKASTRO

Included meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Entrance fees included: Skenduli House, Gjirokaster Castle

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Argyrokastro with pause during the journey in the “Cold Water” of Tepelene.

Hotel accommodation and free time for lunch.

The city of Gjirokaster is a real open-air museum, is called “The Stone City”, for the old fortified houses without balconies, but rich in finely crafted windows.

Guided tour in the afternoon with a local guide of the castle, the Ottoman Skenduli House- Ex-Ethnographic Museum and the bazaar.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

DAY 5 | BLUE EYE, BUTRINTI, KSAMIL, PORTO PALERMO, HIMARA

Included meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Entrance fees included: Ali Pasha Fortress, Butrint Archaeological Park, Blue Eye

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to visit the wonderful water spring of the Blue Eye.

Continue to the Butrint National Park (20 km) where we will visit this historic and fascinating UNESCO heritage site.

Stop in Ksamil and free time for lunch.

Continue along the beautiful southern coast towards Himara. Accommodation for a stay at a seafront hotel with a private beach included in the offer.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

FROM 6 TO 8 DAY | VACATION IN HIMARA OR DHERMI

Meals included: breakfast

Sea stay in Himara or Dhermi

DAY 9 | LLOGARA NATIONAL PARK, VALONA, TIRANA

Included meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive north along the spectacular coastal road that leads to Vlora.

Stop at Llogara Pass (1025 m asl) for lunch. Continuing to Vlora, ​​a city rich in building complexes and historical-architectural value including the “Flag” Square.

Return to Tirana, dinner and overnight at the hotel.

DAY 12 | DEPARTURE

Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport or port according to departure times.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

INCLUDED

  • Overnights in 3 or 4 * hotels with breakfast and dinner
  • Attendant who speaks english
  • Guided tours with a guide who speaks english, where necessary (often the attendant and the guide are the same person)
  • Lunches indicated in traditional restaurants with water and wine or beer
  • Transfer to and from the airport
  • Internal transfers with car or private minivan
  • Entrance fees to museums and paid sites

 NOT INCLUDED

  • Travel to and from your country
  • Transfer to and from Tirana, from other cities such as Vlora
  • Tips to guides and the driver
  • Any other expenses not specified in the program

From €. 840,00 person