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Durres Day Tour

Durres Day Tour - Durrës, Albania

Duration: 3 hours
Location: Durrës, Albania

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$27.92

Immerse yourself in the ancient past of Durres and explore the amazing monuments of classical antiquity. Get an in depth view of the local history with  private guide and learn how the city was considered the “Tavern of the Adriatic”. Visit one of the biggest Roman Amphitheater in the Balkans and the Byzantine Chapel inside of it. Explore the Archaeological and Ethnographic Museums of Durres. Walk along the Venetian Tower and the Byzantine wall, “the old-and-new-in the same time” ... More info ›

Immerse yourself in the ancient past of Durres and explore the amazing monuments of classical antiquity. Get an in depth view of the local history with  private guide and learn how the city was considered the “Tavern of the Adriatic”. Visit one of the biggest Roman Amphitheater in the Balkans and the Byzantine Chapel inside of it. Explore the Archaeological and Ethnographic Museums of Durres. Walk along the Venetian Tower and the Byzantine wall, “the old-and-new-in the same time”. Perfect for all ages.

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Stop At: Durres Amphitheatre, Rruga Kalase, Durres Albania

The amphitheater is one of the most important monuments of Durres, and it is also one of the biggest amphitheaters in the Balkan. It was built in the 2nd Country A.D, and is considered as one of the greatest constructions of Durres, it can also be compared with the other amphitheaters of antiquity, as for it used to have the same function as those. It served as a place where slave owners amused themselves watching artistic performances of fights between gladiators and beasts.


Duration: 20 minutes

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Tasting of wine, olive oil and honey in a day tour of Tirana's surroundings

Tasting of wine, olive oil and honey in a day tour of Tirana's surroundings - Eminas i Vogël, Albania

Duration: 8 to 10 hours
Location: Eminas i Vogël, Albania

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$81.52

Escape the crowds in Tirana and spend the day in the rich Tirana countryside, taking in spectacular views of rolling hills and historic villas with the amazing view of the sea.

Along this tour, every participant will have the chance to taste different unique flavors of Albanian Olive Oil, Authentic wine and Homemade honey ... More info ›

Escape the crowds in Tirana and spend the day in the rich Tirana countryside, taking in spectacular views of rolling hills and historic villas with the amazing view of the sea.

Along this tour, every participant will have the chance to taste different unique flavors of Albanian Olive Oil, Authentic wine and Homemade honey. In addition, professionals will provide us the necessary information about how to distinguish products in the market and how to pick the best of quality.

So apart from a tasting tour, it is also an educative one that helps everyone next time will buy some olive oil, wine or honey.

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Stop At: Subashi Vaj Ulliri, Rruga Marikaj, Lagjia Bylyka, Marikaj, Vore, Tirana, Albania

Famous for the “White Olive” Tirana region has been one of the biggest exports to Ancient Rome. This oil was widely used for the beauty product of the time and cooking.

In the Tirana surroundings, we will visit one of the most famous olive oil farms in Albania. The winner of many national prizes for quality and unique tasting of olive oil and its products. We will be welcomed by a professional technic of the farm who will introduce with some of the oldest trees of the farm (more than 2000 years) and scientifically enlight about the olive oil benefits.

During our visit to the olive groves and farm, we will have the chance to taste :

– Different types of olive oil

– Traditional pie cooked with olive oil

– Medical tea of the oil leaves

– Desert made by olive oil

Possibility to buy fresh products from the farm.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Preza Castle, Fushe Preze, Tirana Albania

The next stop will be a Local Honey farm, near Preza, a historical castle, known as Castle of Preza. It was a stronghold center during the late medieval, build in the 14th century from a local rich ruler.

We will be welcomed at the farm and we will get introduced with the art of cultivating and harvesting honey bees. We will get introduced with the benefits of using natural honey and bees milk, hugely recommended form doctors for plenty of health problems.

Honey taste & snakes. Possibility to buy products from the farm.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Kokomani Winery, Unnamed Rd, Eminas i Vogël, Eminas i Vogël, Albania

The last station is a local winery in the Tirana’s surroundings. We will be welcomed by the professional staff who will introduce to authentic types of Albanian wine and show us around the winery. We will go more in detail about the history of Albanian wine, introduced to the world since the early anticity. Tricks and demonstrations on how to taste wine like a pro!

Visit in the vineyards and cellars, when the wine is aged.

Different local appetizers and wine tasting.

End of the tour and return to Tirana

Duration: 3 hours

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Horseback riding in south Albania

Horseback riding in south Albania - Rinas, Albania

Duration: 4 days
Location: Rinas, Albania

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$424.38

Take a regenerating break from the busy weeks and enjoy a weekend on horseback in the beautiful sweet city of Permet. 2 days off work ... More info ›

Take a regenerating break from the busy weeks and enjoy a weekend on horseback in the beautiful sweet city of Permet. 2 days off work. Discover the National Park “Bredhi i Hotovës – Dangëlli” and the beautiful landscapes of Lengarica canyon.Experience a country riding trip with a wonderful combination of old forests and fields! During this holiday, you can ride with breathtaking views and get close to nature. The endless forest paths and trails are ready to be explored. Albania is an undiscovered adventure destination that is steeped in history.

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Day 1: Tirana - Permet

Stop At: Benja Thermal Baths, Near The Stonebridge, Permet Albania
Meeting with the local guide in Tirana and departure to Permet. After 1,5 hours of drive, local lunch and a short break in a local restaurant. After about 2 hours drive accommodation in a guest house in Permet. Visit of the thermal sprint of Benja and traditional dinner.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in a guest house in Permet.

Day 2: Permet - Lengarica Canyons

Stop At: Kanioni i Lengarices, Rruga e Benjes, Albania
Breakfast. Transportation close to the Lengarica Canyon and getting ready to start horseback riding. In Shqeria region we will ride into ancient trails on the edge of Lengarica Canyon, we will visit the stone bridge, the waterfall of Mixhaj. We will enjoy a delicious local lunch. About 4 hours riding. Return in Permet and enjoy a traditional dinner.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in a guest house in Permet.

Day 3: Permet - Bredhi i Hotoves

Stop At: Fir of Hotova National Park, Rruga e Benjes, Permet 6401 Albania
Breakfast. Horseback riding to the national park of Bredhi i Hotoves. We will visit the church of Shen Jani, pass old stone bridges and see the shepherds farms. We will enjoy a typical lunch in a guest house. Return to Permet and free evening.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight in a guest house in Permet.

Day 4: Permet - Gjirokastra - Tirana

Stop At: Gjirokaster Castle, Gjirokaster Albania
Breakfast and visit of the beautiful UNESCO protected site of Gjirokastra. Local lunch and return to Tirana International Airport. Time to say goodbye.

Please note that the itinerary is subject to change based on weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.
Duration: 2 hours

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

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BERAT- DAILY TOUR

BERAT- DAILY TOUR  - Durrës, Albania

Duration: 7 to 9 hours
Location: Durrës, Albania

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$90.00

This upland city in south -central Albania has 2600 years of history, which has bestowed it with stunning archaeology ,quaint residential areas and preserved monuments . Berat's appeal lies in its UNESCO World Heritage architecture and the epic mountain scenery that shelters the city ... More info ›

This upland city in south -central Albania has 2600 years of history, which has bestowed it with stunning archaeology ,quaint residential areas and preserved monuments . Berat's appeal lies in its UNESCO World Heritage architecture and the epic mountain scenery that shelters the city. Since coming under the yoke of the Ottoman Empire in the 1400s Berat is also a place where Christians and Muslims have lived together in relative peace.

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Stop At: Berat Castle, Rruga Mihal Komnena, Berat 5001 Albania

The tour starts at 8:30 am from Adriatik Hotel and it will take approximately 2 hours to reach Berat city. Once we get to the city, we will visit Berat Castle, which dates back to 4th century BC. There, you will learn a little history of Berat. The castle is one of the biggest inhabited castles and has many Byzantine churches, as well as some mosques built during the Ottoman era, which began in 1417.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: National Iconographic Museum Onufri, Located in the Inner Part of Saint Mary Church in Berat Castel, Berat Albania

Our walk in the castle will take us to Onufri Museum, which is set up inside the cathedral of Saint Mary, renovated in the 18th century. Besides the beautifully carved iconostasis, you can also admire the icons of the renowned Albanian painter Onufri.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Gorica Bridge, Berat 5001 Albania

Our next stop is in the old quarters of Mangalem and Gorica that connect with each other by the Gorica Bridge over the Osumi River

The bridge was built in XVIII century. It was originally made of wood, and in 1780, during the ruling of Ahmet Kurt Pasha, it was rebuilt with stones. The Bridge of Gorica had a complete reconstruction during the years 1920-1930.

Stop At: The King Mosque, Rruga Kurt Pasha, Berat Albania

The King Mosque also known as the Sultan's Mosqueor Sultan Bayezid Mosque is a mosque and a Cultural Monument of Albania.It was built in the 15th century by the Ottoman sultan Bayezid II.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cobo Winery, Ura Vajgurore, Berat Albania

On the way back to the hotel, we will stop for tasting Albanian wine in the charming Çobo Winery. The tour will include an oversight of the wine making process and detailed explanations that paint a glowing picture of the family's history and the origins of their wines.(Optional)

Duration: 1 hour

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POGRADEC- DAILY TOUR

POGRADEC- DAILY TOUR - Durrës, Albania

Duration: 11 to 13 hours
Location: Durrës, Albania

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$121.00

Drilon is such a peaceful place surrounded by nature in every corner. Take your time to relax, to go on a boat ride and to eat some delicious meals.

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Stop At: Driloni National Park, Rr ... More info ›

Drilon is such a peaceful place surrounded by nature in every corner. Take your time to relax, to go on a boat ride and to eat some delicious meals.

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Stop At: Driloni National Park, Rr. Tushemishtit, Pogradec Albania

Meet at Adriatik Hotel lobby and then drive to Pogradec, approx. 120 km from Durres. The program starts with an overview of Pogradec city and its main landmarks. Then we drive to “Drilon National Park” to enjoy the lunch at the local restaurant (nice spot not far away from the Ohrid Lake, which has been the favorite holiday place for the ex-dictator Hoxha) – decorated with willow trees, laying down to the lake. We suggest you to try Koran fish which has a wonderful taste. “Queen of England met the Queen of the Lake”. These are the words of Queen Elizabeth of United Kingdom many years ago while visiting the Lake of Pogradec, where she tasted the famous speckled trout of Pogradec, known as Koran. During her historic visit, the Queen had the opportunity to enjoy the delicacies of Pogradec cuisine. Wine-yards of the zone give the privilege to taste home-made wine, which is the best and served from all the restaurants.

Duration: 4 hours

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RELIGIOUS TOURS - PACKAGE TOUR (7 nights)

RELIGIOUS TOURS - PACKAGE TOUR (7 nights) - Durrës, Albania

Duration: 6 days
Location: Durrës, Albania

From USD
$1799.00

Albanians consider religious tolerance to be a fundamental value, one more deeply rooted

in the Albanian tradition and its civic and moral values than experienced as a social practice,

conviction or policy, that relies upon knowledge of different religions and acceptance of religious

differences.

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Day 1: Durres

Stop At: Fatih Mosque, Rruga Xhamia, Durres Albania
The Fatih Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia e Fatihut) is a Cultural Monument of Albania. It was built in 1502 and named after the Ottoman Turkish Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror ) ... More info ›

Albanians consider religious tolerance to be a fundamental value, one more deeply rooted

in the Albanian tradition and its civic and moral values than experienced as a social practice,

conviction or policy, that relies upon knowledge of different religions and acceptance of religious

differences.

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Day 1: Durres

Stop At: Fatih Mosque, Rruga Xhamia, Durres Albania
The Fatih Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia e Fatihut) is a Cultural Monument of Albania. It was built in 1502 and named after the Ottoman Turkish Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror ). Closed by the Communist authorities, it became a cultural monument in 1973.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Durres Amphitheatre, Rruga Kalase, Durres Albania
Visit the Roman Amphitheatre from the 2nd century AD. Built during the reign of Emperor Trajan, this is one of the biggest amphitheaters in the Balkans.
Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Durres Castle, Durres Albania
Learn more about the city's and the country's history of the Castle.

Then head to the Venetian Tower, where a flight of stairs will take you to the roof and give you some of the best views of this old city, there you can relax and have a coffee break.

Pass By: Royal Villa of Durres, Rruga Kont Urani, Durres Albania
Royal Villa of Durrës, also known as Zog's Villa of Durrës ) was the summer villa of King Zog in Durrës, Albania.It was used as the summer palace by the Albanian Royal family during the reign of the Monarchy and still remains a symbol of the Monarchy in the City.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Adriatik Hotel 5 star

Day 2: Gjirokastra

Stop At: Gjirokastra Bazaar, Old town, Gjirokaster Albania
Gjirokastra (approx. 3-hour drive.) Between the two cities, we will happily stop for a break or a coffee on the way. The main interesting sight is Gjirokastra & Antigonea, is the ancient city. Walking tour for 2 hours straight to Gjirokastra Castle which is one of the largest in Balkans and one of the most magnificent structures.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Gjirokastra Bazaar, Old town, Gjirokaster Albania
Built over 500 years ago, the Gjirokastra Bazaar is one of eight oldest districts of Gjirokastër, stretching out long below the castle walls. It remains under continuous reconstruction due to its age and historical significance as a UNESCO national and world heritage site

Pass By: Gjirokaster Mosque, Sheshi Cerciz Topulli, Gjirokaster Albania
This mosque is a true testimony of the communist religious ban in Albania. Spared from destruction from its religious importance, the mosque was transformed as a circus training centre only to return to its original setting after the 1990s in the form of a Muslim school.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Adriatik Hotel 5 star

Day 3: Kruja

Pass By: Kruja Castle, Near Tirana, Kruje 1501 Albania
Albania’s Kruja Castle was the center of its struggle against the Ottoman Empire in the 15th century, led by national hero George Skanderberg

Pass By: Old Bazaar (Pazari i Vjeter), Rruga Albanopolis, Kruje 1501 Albania
The Old Bazaar of Kruja dates to the 17th century and is known by the locals as Derexhiku. It was built approximately 400 years ago and had about 200 shops starting from neat Kruja City Hall to the entrance gates of Kruja Castle. The first shops are thought to have started next to the castle entrance and over the years the shops expanded towards what is now the center of town. The shops line the street on both sides creating roads of roof-covered storefronts whose sloping roofs create an arcade along its length. The main crafts and trades in these shops have been leather working, silk, kitchen utensils, furniture, tailoring, pottery, carpentry, cafes, wood carving, butchers, barbers, shoemakers, blacksmiths, and wool workers. In the Old Bazaar today you can find objects and handmade items from traditional artisans as well as antiques collected from Kruja and the surrounding areas.

Stop At: Museumi Gjergj Kastrioti (Skenderbeu), Rruga Kala, Kruje 1501 Albania
The National Museum "George Castrioti Skanderbeg" (Albanian: Muzeu Kombëtar "Gjergj Kastrioti Skënderbeu"), also known as the Skanderbeg Museum or the Kruja Museum, is located in Krujë and is one of the most important and visited museums in Albania. The museum was built at the end of the 70's and was inaugurated on November 1, 1982. Its architecture was designed by architects Pirro Vaso and Pranvera Hoxha, and it has the character of a memorial that is treated as a northern Albanian tower.The name of the museum is in the honor of the Albanian national hero Gjergj Kastrioti Skënderbej.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Adriatik Hotel 5 star

Day 4: Cape of Rodon

Stop At: St. Anthony Church, Cape of Rodon, Durres Albania
We will visit The Church of St. Anthony which was built in the XIV-XV centuries and is still possible to visit now days. It is one of the 4 Monasteries that used to exist before the castle was build. The church of St. Anthony belongs to the Roman-Gothic architecture, which is seen at the sharp bows of the structure.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Rodoni Castle, Cape of Rodon Albania
Cape of Rodon is located on the coast of Adriatic Sea on the west part of Albania. It is the biggest Cape in Albania. In the north of the Cape, streams the river of Ishmi. Start hiking toward Rodoni Castle where you will visit the Castle of Scanderbeg, which was built by him in 1451-1452. This castle was used by the Army of Scanderbeg to control Adriatic Sea, from the invasion of Venetians. The walls of the Castle were 10-12 M high and 3-6 m wide.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Adriatik Hotel Durres

Day 5: Vlora

Stop At: Zvernec Monastery, Zvernec Island, Vlore Albania
Zvernec Monastery – is an old byzantine monastery dedicated to Virgin Mary and situated no more than 20 minutes away from the city center, in one of the small islands of Vlora coastline.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Muradie Mosque, Vlore Albania
The Muradie Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia e Muradies) is a Cultural Monument of Albania, located in Vlorë. Initially, the now called "Muradie Mosque," was a Byzantine Church. The Byzantine architectural elements are evident with the Dome and its supporting polygon raised base, the arched windows, the classical triangular forms topping the side walls, and most importantly the brick work which is quite characteristic of the church buildings of the byzantine and renaissance period.
Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Independence Monument, Sheshi Pavaresia, Vlore Albania
The Monument of Independence is a monument in Vlorë, Albania, dedicated to the Albanian Declaration of Independence and worked by Albanian sculptors, Muntaz Dhrami and Kristaq Rama.It is found in the Flag's Plaza, near the building where the first Albanian government worked in 1913.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Aadratik Hotel 5 star

Day 6: Letnica Kosovo

Stop At: Church of the Black Madonna, Letnica Kosovo
In the small town of Letnica Kosovo sits the Black Madonna Church. Bordering Macedonia and sitting on a hill in the Black Mountains the Church looks over the town. The twin bell towers have welcomed the faithful and during the Feast of The Assumption in mid-August pilgrims from all over come to worship before the rare 300 year old Black Madonna statue that hangs above the altar.Said to have been stolen 3 times over the years the statue always miraculously comes home. The Church has been drawing pilgrims for years and it was here where Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu from nearby Skopje Macedonia found her calling. Agnes had been accompanying her parents to the Church yearly since an early age and in 1928 at the age of 17 she dedicated her life to serving those less fortunateKnown later in life as Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta she once said “By blood, I am Albanian, By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the Heart of Jesus.”
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Kosovo

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