Private Day Tour of Shkodra from Tirana
A beautiful trip to North Albania's cultural epicenter!
Activity duration: Full day
After meeting with the guide and driver you will depart for the tour today in Shkodra, surrounded by mountains on one side and on the shores of the largest lake in the Balkans on the other. The city is well known through history, since the time of the Illyrian (Ancient Albania) kingdoms. Your journey starts with the famous Castle of Rozafa. The legend says that the wife of the younger brother of the three brothers that build the castle was sacrificed for the castle to build up strong but half of her body was left out of the wall to take care of her new born son. After the visit of the city we will go to downtown Shkodra, in the main promenade, famous for a delightful walk for which Shkodra is known. During the walk you can see the main sights of Shkodra including the Democracy Square, the many fountains and monuments in the city, etc. The people of Shkodra are famous for their love for arts, starting with photography and you can experience it at the Marubi Phototheque, where besides numerous photographs depicting Albanian culture and social life, there is also the oldest photo of Albania coming from 1858.
The Ebu Beker Mosque, the Orthodox Cathedral and the Catholic Cathedral of Shkodra are as well good places to visit in Shkodra, as being one of the cities with the best combination of religions in Albania. Once you finished the visits in Shkodra you will have lunch in the oldest restaurant in the city, builded 200 years ago. After the tasteful lunch you will be transferred back in Tirana for the end of your jorney.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel in Tirana or city center.
Duration: 8 hours.
Start/opening time: 8am.
End/closing time: 4:15pm.
Languages: German, English, French and Italian.
►send request €148 (1 - 3 Persons)
►send request €269 (3 - 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.
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- Guide(For groups up to 8 people, guide and driver may be the same person)
- Hotel pick up
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Meeting point: Pick up at the reception of your hotel in Tirana or city center. 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: 8 hours Tour start time: 09:00 am Return time: 17.00 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.
Transfer by airconditioned vehicle.