Day Tour of Kruja Castle & Durres from Tirana
*This tour is unique because the castles of Kruja and Durres City are unique, not only for their historical and cultural values but also these Cities are very old and you will find unique assets there .
*These places are accessible to all visitors because they are close to large inhabited centers such as Tirana, Durres.
* The food you will find in these restaurants is wonderful and fresh
* The hospitality of the people of these areas is fantastic
* You will enjoy within a day the beauties of the Albanian mountains, hills, fields and sea .Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Kruja Castle, Near Tirana, Kruje 1501 Albania
The tour starts at the hotel at the appointed time. This is the meeting place with the guide. Then the trip continues to Kruja Castle. The journey lasts 1 hour and 30 minutes.
1. The first visit is to the Castle of Kruja and the Museum of Skenderbeg.
There you will get acquainted with the history of the Albanian people and its resistance in the 15th century led by the national hero Skenderbeg, against the greatest Empire of the time Ottoman Empire .Inside the castle you will explore the old road and the houses of the Castle, the Teqe of Dollme of the Bektashi (an Islamic Sufi sect),you can take photo of the mountain and the city of Kruja and go on with the secret entrance in the Castle.
After you will visit the old Bazaar of Kruja .
Duration: 4 hoursStop At:
Durres, Durres, Durres County
3.You will proceed with your tour to the City of Durres, one of the oldest one (founded in 627 B.C.). You are going to visit the amphitheater there, which was built in the beginning of the 2nd Century .Later on, you will have a sea food lunch by the sea ,in one of the best restaurants in Durres( Optional).
Then you will walk along the promenade by the seashore .
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Byzantine Forum (Macellum), Durres Albania
After you are going to visit "The Byzantine Forum "is located in the centre of Durrës, as it would have in the ancient city of Dyrrhachium or Dyrrah. It would have occupied a central position in relation to the other large public and religious constructions of the Byzantine period. They were built at the end of the 6th century during the reign of the Roman Emperor Anastasios (481-518).Following after ,the street with Italian-style buildings, built in the time of King Zog. After coming back to your hotel in Tirana ( 1hour)
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 7 To 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
Travelers must wait for the guide at the appointed time at the hotel.
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.