Short Balkan Tours

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Day 1: Tirana Airport - Shkoder

Arrival in Tirana airport and transfer to one of the oldest and most historic city in the country - city of Shkoder.

Day 2: Shkoder - Kruja - Durres

The day will start from the Rozafa Castle the Shkoder landmark founded by the Illyrians, rebuilt by the Venetians and Ottomans. Rozafa is a woman buried in the ramparts, who is believed to support the structure. Prepare the camera cause from the top of the Castle you have amazing view of the Shkoder landscape. Journey continue to the age-old landscape and arrive at Kruja, a small historical town perched high on a hill. Visit one of the legendary fortress of National Hero Scanderbeg and the museum dedicated to his life history. The Old Bazaar offers its traditional souvenirs for sale. The last destination of this day is one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities city of Durres.

Day 3: Durres - Berat - Tirana

After breakfast, visit to the main highlights of the ancient city the Roman amphitheater, one of the largest in the Balkan Peninsula and once having a capacity of 20,000 people. Also visit Roman baths and forum. According to many visitors the most beautiful of Albania is city of Berat also known as the “town of a thousand windows”. Walking inside Berat Castle and enter in Onufri Iconography Museum. There will be time to explore the town before we departure for Tirana.

Day 4: Tirana

Begin our last day will begin with a sightseeing tour of Tirana with visits to the Skanderbeg Square; the Et’hem Bey Mosque with very interesting decorations and art-work within it; the National Historical museum easily recognizable due to a huge mosaic standing on top of its front façade; the block area and main administrative buildings. Free time until transfer to the Airport.