Tour to Kruja and Durres
A beautiful opportunity to explore Kruja, Albania's iconic cultural city, and Durres, the second largest city with a history since the 7th century and the longest beach in the country.
Your morning tour begins with Kruja, Albania's iconic cultural city. Historically one of the most important cities in Northern Albania, best known as hometown of Albanian’s International Hero Gjergj Kastrioti Skanderbeg, who in 15th century protected Western Europe from Otoman Empire invasion for 20 years by not letting it pass through Albania.
Visit to the Castle, Skanderbeg Museum and Ethnographic Museum. After the visit of the castle, free time for you to explore Kruja’s old bazaar with hand crafted souvenirs made by local artists.
There is more
About 40 minute drive on to Durres city, the largest city port with the longest beach in Albania.
Durres city lies on the Adriatic coast and is the main commercial port of Albania. Durres, Albania's second-largest city is one of the oldest towns in the country. Legend says that it was founded by Epidamnos, the Illyrian King of the area, who called it by his own name and named the port area after his grandson, Dyrrah. It was for centuries the largest port on the Adriatic and the start of the Via Egnatia to Constantinople/Istanbul. We'll visit the Roman amphitheater (20,000 seat capacity the largest one in the Balkans) and the Archaeological Museum, situated near the sea and rich in objects excavated in Durres. We also visit the Roman Baths in the central square. Following, we'll visit the Palace of the former King Zog.
Drive back to pick up location.
PS: During longer summer days we may extend your day by taking a little time to enjoy the beach, swim or sunbathe, whatever you like (no extra charge )
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotels in Tirana.
Drop-off location: Hotels in Tirana.
Duration: full day.
Start/opening time: At 9am.
language: English, Italian.
Others: Alternative in case of conditions which affect the activity operation.
send request €164 (1 - 3 Persons)
send request €289 (4 - 7 Persons)
send request 8+ persons
send request €90 (guide only, without transfer)
As our way of saying thank you for choosing us, at the end of this tour you'll be provided with a free self-guiding brochure and tour options for the rest of your stay.
Contact live travel consultant
- Guide (For groups up to 8 people, guide and driver may be the same person)
- Hotel pick up
- Entry Fees
- VAT 20%
Meeting point: Pick up at the reception of your hotel in Tirana or Durres. Please confirm the time and location for pick up with 48 hours’ notice prior to the activity by calling the following telephone numbers: (+)355 42420892 Supplier opening hours: Monday - Sunday 08:00 am - 19:00 pm in English, Italian. Duration of the tour: 5 hours Tour start time: 10:00 am Return time: 03.00 pm approximately. End point : hotel Guide languages: English, Italian. Customers must be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start of the tour. Remember to bring the confirmation voucher and valid photo ID with you.