Easter in Albania

Duration:
5 Days
Transport:
Flight, Bus
Tour Type:
Historical
Group size:
Min 2
Location:

Tour date:

28.03.2018 to 01.04.2018

Tirana- Kruja-Monasteriode Ardenica -Apollonia-Berat

 

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Itinerary

 

 

Tirana International Airport -Tirana (30 min)

Arrival at the airport and transfer to Tirana. Free afternoon and dinner of benveninda.

Accommodation in Tirana.

Tirana -Kruja (1 hour) -Tirana

Today we will visit Kruja, we will start with its Castle, an Albanian stronghold that withstood three massive attacks by the Ottoman Turks despite their small walls, with the Skanderberg Museum. Free time to enjoy the old bazaar.
In the afternoon I return to Tirana. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Tirana -Ardenic Monastery (1 hour) -Apollonia (1 hour) -Tirana (2 hours)

We will continue with Ardenica, where there is a medieval Orthodox monastery, from the 13th century. Being surrounded by stone walls was called “Myzeke Castle”. Its Chapel of the Holy Trinity was already there centuries before, next to a pagan temple dedicated to Artemis, while the Church of Santa Maria contains important frescoes from the 18th century.
Our next visit Apollonia, founded in the sixth century BC, a flourishing city in Roman times where there was an important school of philosophy. Everything was destroyed by an earthquake that came to change the course of a river.
In the afternoon we return to Tirana, dinner and hotel accommodation.

 

Tirana -Berat (2 hours) -Tirana

we will go to Berat, which is 2000 years old, is one of the oldest and most beautiful cities of Albania, known as the city of a thousand windows and whose historic center is also a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Visit of the city, the old citadel, and the iconographic museOnufri.
On the way to the Albanian capital, we stop at a winery to visit it and taste the Albanian wines. (Optional) Dinner and accommodation in Tirana.

 

Visit of Tirana
We will continue to Tiranad where we will arrive for lunch. In the afternoon we will visit the city of Tirana, the capital of the country and the largest city of Albania, founded in 1614. We will know the Skanderberg Square, the main symbol of the city, with the equestrian statue of the national hero, in front of it we will see the Clock Tower, 35 meters high; the Et’hemBey Mosque, where pilgrims from all over the world arrive; the National Library, the Palace of Culture; the monument to Mother Albania and the National History Museum, which will allow us to learn more about the history of Albania. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport to take the flight.

 

 

Important Note: The description of the itinerary is generic and subject to variation without affecting the content of the program.
Included

4 nights accommodation in a 4 * hotel in the center of Tirana
Breakfast at the hotel
Transportation throughout the itinerary
Spanish speaking guide throughout the itinerary
All shight's entries
guide for groups more than 6 people.
Local Guide to Spanish speaking during the journey.
In the case of groups of less than 6 people there will be assistance at the departure airport i
local guide for the whole trip.
Luggage service in hotels.
Tips for local guides and drivers.
All visits, activities and / or shows
Specified in the program.
Travel insurance and cancellation.
Airport taxes.
All that specified in the program.

Not included

Flight
Extras in hotels.
Lunch
Drinks in meals
Meals during flight or airport hours.
All that is not specified in the program.

SUPPLEMENTS AND DISCOUNTS

Individual supplement: 480 euros.
Advance sale (page 4): -120 euros
Consult supplements by flight in class business.

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