Your Day starts with the transfer to Durres city center for approximately 2 hours.
The ancient city of Durres is located on the shores of the Adriatic Sea. It is one of Albania’s important ports and its second-largest city. Durres was founded in the seventh century BC. The city has a varied and colorful history. It remained in the center of the action during the world wars and the Albanian struggle for freedom. Post-independence, Durres has been one of the most visited sites of Albania. Most of the tours in Albania and also excursions always include Durres city. It has developed into a thriving industrial township with a population of around 114,000, and its contribution to the Albanian economy is significant. It also has an important shipyard and various manufacturing industries, most notably leather, plastic, and tobacco. Once arrived at the city center, your tour will start with the visit to the main historical touristic place of the city like the city center, Venetian Tower and the ruins of the Roman Forum and the Roman baths.
End of the program Ancient Durres excursion from Vlora port.
Once arrived at Durres city center, your tour will start with the visit to the main historical touristic place of the city like the city center, Venetian Tower and the ruins of the Roman Forum and the Roman baths. After visiting the old castle, your next destination would be the Roman amphitheater It is the biggest, oldest and the most splendid monument in Durres, built in the second century BC and it can accommodate more than 1500 people. The amphitheater is situated in the center of the city of Durres, the main port of Albania, at 35 km distance from the Capital. Today, a part of the arena is occupied by contemporary houses. However, restoration and rehabilitation projects have been prepared in order to integrate this significant landmark in the overall city development. After the visit of Durres, you will have free time there for lunch. After lunch some free time at your leisure before the departure for Vlora for the end of your journey.
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|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Vlora 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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