Kruja and Durres Daytrip from Tirana
This tour is for history lovers, but also for lovers of Nature, because we visit the medieval castle on the feet of the mountain having spectacular views. in Durres we visit the ancient amphitheater and walls on the shores of Adriatic sea haviing a very nice relaxing time by the seasideItinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Kruja Castle, Near Tirana, Kruje 1501 Albania
After breakfast drive to Kruja, centre of Albanian resistance against the Ottomans under our National Hero Scanderbeg. He kept the Ottoman armies from crossing into Western Europe for 25 years, thus earning the title “Athleta Christi” awarded by the pope of the time. We will visit the Skanderbeg Museum one of the best in the country and a rich Ethnographic Museum with almost all items being original from the end of the 19th century.
Duration: 3 hoursStop At:
Old Bazaar (Pazari i Vjeter), Rruga Albanopolis, Kruje 1501 Albania
Finally we make our way through Kruja’s famous Bazaar full of traditional handicrafts. this is a unique opportunity for you to watch the craftspeople making the products inside their workshop.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Preza Castle, Fushe Preze Albania
Preza castle is one of Skanderbej's medieval strongholds. nowadays is one of the most beautiful viewpoints in central Albania. We can enjoy an Optional traditional lunch where we will try some delicious byrek, village sallads, Imam bajalldi, lamb and other regions recipes.
Duration: 40 minutesStop At:
Durres Amphitheatre, Rruga Kalase, Durres Albania
We will visit some of the remains such as the amphitheater of the 2nd century AD with around 15000 seats, the Roman forum, the archaeological museum with a magnificent collection of marble and pottery peaces from the very ancient times to later, the Venetian tower the outer walls of ancient Durres.
We have refreshment at a panoramic bar before we return to Tirana
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Durres, Durres, Durres County
After the visits continue to Durres one of the oldest towns in Albania and the first and perhaps the most important of the Greek colonies in the country. It was founded at Epidamnus in 627 B.C. by Greeks from Corcyra (present-day Corfu) and Corinth. Greek and Roman authors called it "the Admirable City" for its temple, statues, and other monuments. However, only a few remains remind us of this city’s glory days, mainly due to earthquakes and, also the fact that Durres has been continuously inhabited through time. Therefore it has been transformed accordingly.
Duration: 1 hour
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 7 To 9 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
- Rinas Airport, Tirana Albania
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.