During this shore excursion from Himara port, you will visit the ancient city of Butrint. It is the biggest and most important archaeological site in Albania. Butrint is not only home to several globally threatened species but has also a rich cultural history. Therefore it justifies its designation as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The city was first inhabited by Illyrians and is a special archaeological site.
The archaeological excavations show that Butrint has been an important center of the Kaonian Illyrians. It was one of the big tribes of southern Illyria. Experts have made some discoveries in this area. They proved that the site was inhabited as early as the Paleolithic period. You will visit the Old Amphitheatre, the temple of Asclepiads or Aesculapius, the Baptistery, Nymphaeum, and the ancient city walls. Following up next is the transfer to Ksamil village, where you will also have free time for lunch. Later on, you will go back to Saranda, where you will have a sightseeing tour of the city center and the ruins of the synagogue.
After meeting with the guide at 8:00 AM, you will be transferred from Himara port to Butrint. There you are going to visit the archeological park, which is part of UNESCO world heritage. Later on, you will be transferred to Ksamil village, where you will have free time for lunch. Afterward, you will be transferred to Saranda, where you will have a short visit to the city center and the ruins of the synagogue. Lastly, you will be transferred back to the Himara port.
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|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Himara port, Albania
The local guide will be waiting for you with ETG Welcome Sign
|DEPARTURE TIME||The tour will depart on 08:00. Please be there 15 minutes in advance|
|RETURN TIME||The tour will end approximately at 17:30.|
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