A 3-days weekend break tour that will make you discover more about the south coast of Albania. In this tour, you will visit the south coast and Gjirokastra which is also known as the “City of Stones”, one of the most important tourist attractions in Albania You will also be experiencing breathtaking views, driving through wild mountains and national parks, encounter with locals, exceptional culinary choices and leisure time.
Visit of South Albania in 3 days.
Visit of 2 Unesco Sites, Historic Centre of Gjirokaster and Butrint.
Perfect selection of Accommodation settlements, mostly 3*+/4* centrally located.
Exceptional culinary and a selection of the best local food every day.
220 km itinerary on 3 days with an estimated driving time of 5 hours.
Average driving time 100 minutes/day on 75 km of very good road infrastructure.
Fully guided tour with your personal throughout guide.
So, discover more about Albania with this weekend break tour starting from Saranda Port. Click here for more information regarding the country.
Day 1: Pick Up Saranda Port or Saranda city center – Butrint – Gjirokaster
After your arrival at Saranda Port, you will meet with your driver and guide. You will start with a sightseeing tour of Saranda, which includes a visit to the city center and the ruins of the synagogue. After that you will be transferred to Butrint, to visit the most important archaeological park in Albania. Afterward, you will continue with a visit to Ksamil, where you will have free time for lunch and sunbathing on the crystal waters of the Ionian sea. The next transfer will be towards Gjirokaster for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Gjirokastra
After breakfast, you will start to discover the city of Gjiroakster. The visit includes the Castle “Argjiro” of Gjirokastra, traditional old houses and old quarters, old bazaar with craftsmen shops. You will also have the opportunity to enter the Ethnographic museum “Birth house of the former Albanian dictator, Enver Hoxha”. Next, you will have lunch at the old bazaar and visit the Cold War tunnels. Later on, you will have time for a coffee break and then leisure time for shopping or discovering the city on your own. In this day the dinner is not included so you can explore by yourself the taverns in the surroundings. Lastly, you will stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Gjirokaster – Blue Eyes – Borshi – Porto Palermo – Saranda
In the morning, after breakfast, you will be transferred to the Blue Eye Spring. You will visit and enjoy the fantastic nature and then you will be transferred to Borshi waterfall. After having lunch there, you will head in the direction of Porto Palermo and visit the fortress of Ali Pasha. Next, you will be transferred Transfer back to Saranda, with a break at Lekursi castle to enjoy the breathtaking panorama. Lastly, you will return to Saranda Port to continue your journey.
Kindly find as below all the details of this tour
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Saranda Port,the local guide will be waiting for you with: ETG Welcome Sign|
|DEPARTURE TIME||The tour will depart on 09:00. Please be there 15 minutes in advance|
|RETURN TIME||The tour will end approximately on 19:30 after 3 full days|
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