Arrival to the port of Sarande. After the procedures at the border the program continues with the visit to the Castle of Lekuresi from 14 century byzantin period and stop for a coffee. After that
departure to Butrint an old town protected by UNESCO. They can see there different civilizations like: Helenistic, roman, Venetian, Byzantine. Return to Sarande. Lunch optional. After that departure to Blue Eye Springs, a national and natural park. There are 18 springs and the Blue Eye is the biggest. In the Afternoon we arrive in Gjirokaster a world heritage city, protected by UNESCO. Accomodation in hotel . After that we visit the old part of the town , the Castle, the Museum at the Castle and the House of the dictator Enver Hoxha. Dinner in hotel.
After the breakfast departure to be the marvelous city of Berat. It is known as the “city of a thousand windows” We will visit the lovely painted Mosque of the Bachelors and the Tekke of the Helvetis with its beautiful portico. The Onuphri Museum contains the works of outstanding Albanian artists. Lunch optional in Berat. In the afternoon the tour continues to Elbasan. Overnight in Elbasan. Dinner in hotel.
After the breakfast the tour start with Pogradec. There we will visit Lake Ohrid, one of the deepest freshwater lakes in Europe. It is home to a number of fish and birds found nowhere else in the world. We will stop in Drilon for a coffee and the tour continues in Macedonia . After the border procedures we will stop to Monastery of Saint Naum . Lunch optional to Saint Naum. After that we drive to Ohrid protected by UNESCO and visit Cathedral of Saint Sophia, Antic Theater , Samuil Castle ect. Overnight in Ohrid. Dinner in hotel.
After breakfast your morning city tour begins from Skanderbeg Square, named after the Albanian hero the main landmark of the city of Tirane. Pilgrims from far and wide reach the Et’hem Bey Mosque to offer prayers. The Clock Tower next to the Et’hem Bey Mosque, National Museum- north of Scanderbeg Square, The Palace of Culture, The monument to Mother Albania and The National Historical Museum are the significant spots that catch up the attention of one and all who make a visit to the city.
Continue the visit to Kruje–one of the biggest cities in Northern Albania is the “city of history” and the best known as hometown of Albanian’s National Hero Gjergj Kastrioti Skanderbeg. Accomodation in hotel . Lunch optional in Kruje.
After that visit the Castle, Skanderbeg Museum and Ethnographic Museum.
After the visit of the castle, you are free to explore Kruje’s old bazaar with authentic and antique shops. Dinner in hotel.
After breakfast we proceed to Ardenica – where is a medieval monastery surrounded by stonewalls. Here you will admire Marry Church and Saint’s Triad Chapel. Lunch optional in Ardenica. After that we will drive to the ancient Greek settlement of Apollonia – (founded in 588 BC) . The tour continues in Vlora . Accomodation in hotel 3 *. Dinner in hotel.
After the breakfast we continue our tour to the national park of Llogara one of the miracle of nature. Continue our trip to the long Riviera Jonian coast one of the most beautiful coast line of Albania. Continue our way to the city of Sarande. Lunch optional in Sarande. 16.00 departure to Corfu.
Included as part of Tour:
- Bus in disposition for all the days
- Hotel 3* HB
- English speaking guide from our agency
- Entrance fee to the museums
- All taxes