You will meet your guide outside the ship, at Shengjin port. After that, you will get transferred from Shengjin to the Capital of the Republic of Albania, Tirana, for an approximately 75 minutes drive. Tirana is the main administrative, economical, art and culture center, with a population of just over 700.000 inhabitants. The tour starts with a visit to the Scanderbeg Square, a monument dedicated to the National Hero of Albania. Later on, you will be able to wander through the city center and have some free time to take pictures. Coming up next, you will visit the National Historical Museum. It is the largest museum in Albania and holds many of the country’s archaeological treasures. This collection will take you chronologically from ancient Illyria to the post-communist era.
Nearby, you will also be able to visit the National Art Gallery, which traces the history of Albanian painting from the early 19th century to the present day. Afterward, you will continue walking to the “Block area”, which became popular after the communist era. It thrives with nice bars, clubs, and restaurants where you can also enjoy lunch during your free time. Finally, transfer to Shengjin port to continue your journey.
End of Tirana shore excursion starting from Shengjin port program.
After meeting with your guide at 8:00 AM, you will be transferred to Tirana. The visit of Tirana starts with Scanderbeg Square. From the center, you will be able to see the main boulevard, main administrative buildings, National Bank of Albania and the Et’hem Bey mosque. After some minutes of free time to take pictures of the city center, you will be able to visit the National Historical Museum and the National Art Gallery nearby. Next, you will continue walking to the “Block area”, where you will have free time at your leisure and lunch. Lastly, you will be transferred back to Shengjin port and to your ship.
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|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Shengjin 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 15:30.|
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