Today you’ll travel north to Shkodra, stopping in Kruja for a guided walking tour of Skanderbeg’s home town. Wander around the Old Bazar passing by the castle, visit Skanderbeg Museum and the National Ethnographic Museum.
We'll enjoy lunch in Shirok, a small town on the lake, known for its cuisine, quietness and natural beauty. Enjoy amazing views and discover the fascinating history of the Rozafa Fortress.
In the afternoon set off an a guided tour of the Old Town, St. Stephen’s Catholic Cathedral, Ebu Bekr Mosque and Marubi Museum (home to Albania’s best photography collection).
After a guided tour around and in the Tombs, we'll step inside a cottage facing the Tombs hill. Walk through gardens, picking ingredients by yourself and learn how to cook traditional Albanian food with the ladies of the house.
Enjoy a full day in the romantic city of Korce, known as “the little Paris” or add an excursion (available during the tour).
En route to Gjirokaster, stop in the Kamenica Tulums for a guided tour of the archaeological site and of the museum dedicated to the prehistory of Albania.
Enjoy the beautiful landscape of these untraveled roads. Stop for a fish – based lunch in a restaurant in a valley surrounded by mountains.
Head out in a morning guided tour of the Unesco Word Heritage city of “a thousand steps” with our local guide. Soak up to the rich history of the castle and enjoy the view of the “city of stone” from above.
Step into the Zekate house, the oldest Ottoman tower house. Pass by the Ottoman Bazaar and historic wooden houses and visit the Ethnographic Museum, former Albanian Communist dictator’s house.
Transfer to Butrint for a guided tour of the Unesco Archaeological site where a local guided explains 2500 years of history embedded in the Amphitheater, the Castle, the Churches and the Lion’s Gate,
Stop at Llogara “balcony” for a stunning view from above of the South Coast beaches and then head for lunch to Llogara National Park, freshened by the mountain breeze and pine trees.
Stop in the center of Vlora for a short visit of the Independence Monument and Muradie Mosque. Transfer to Zvernec and explore one of the most ancient Orthodox Monastery in the Balkans, situated in an island of the Narta lagoon.
Set out for a walking guide through the Unesco – recognized Old Town. Admiring the White Mosque, the Holy Trinity Church, Gorica Bridge and the Castle.