Albania is a land situated in the Balkans, in the cross roads between West and East Europe. It is a country rich in antiquity. Also there are stunning mountains, amazing canyons, green valleys, crystal lakes and rivers, deserted beaches and above all the friendly, hospitable people are waiting for you.
3 Days Tour of Albania: Tirana - Kruja - Durres
1Arrival in Albania
You will fly to the capital city of Albania--Tirana which was built by a Turkish officer in the early 17th century. It has mosques, bakeries and common bathing pools which were used to attract to immigrants. With the development of transportation and increase of trading relations, Tirana has become a business center gradually. Upon arrival, you will transfer to check in a hotel and arrange the activities on your own for the rest of the time.
2Tirana - Kruja - Durres - Tirana
In the morning you will take a bus to Kruja, which is one of the most important cities in Albania. With the important geographic location, it was the outpost to defending Turkish and the place that the national hero Scanderbeg fought. After arriving here, you are going to visit the Skanderbeg Museum, Ethnographic Museum and Grand Bazaar. After enjoying the traditional lunch, you will proceed to Durres. As one of the oldest European cities, Durres was built in BC 627 and it has many historical remains. Here you will see the museum and the Amphitheatre. In the afternoon you will transfer back to Tirana.
3Tirana - Departure from Albania
Today you will visit several sightseeing spots in Tirana. First you are going to visit the Skanderbeg Square, the best local place for leisure activity. Then proceed to visit the Mosque of Ethem Bey, one of the oldest buildings of this city and the biggest museum--National Museum of History and so on. After the whole day visit, you will transfer to the airport and take a flight departing from Albania. Here is the end of this short but fabulous journey.