Short Break Tirana, Durres, Apollonia and Berat

Period: All Year


Accomodation: 2 nights / 3 days
Price: Please contact us for a quotation.. 


INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
 
Hotel accommodation BB
Half board service upon request
Airport transfers
Transportation in a deluxe AC vehicle with professional driver
Private professional guide
All museum entrance fees as indicated in the program
 
Not Included in the price:

Optional gratuities
Lunch
Other optional entrance fees

ITINERARY:

Day 01: Airport Mother Teresa - Tirana
Day 02: Tirana - Durres - Apollonia - Berat
Day 03: Berat - Tirana

Day 1:

Welcome meet at Mother Teresa Airport. Transfer to Tirana. Check in at the hotel. After a short break at the hotel, we will start a sightseeing tour of Tirana, which is the Capital of Albania. You will have the opportunity to see: The Scanderbeg Square which is considered as the center of Tirana, the Clock tower built in 1930, the Mosque of Ethem Bey, the National Museum, the Archeological Museum, the National Gallery of fine arts, the Palace of Congresses etc.
Optional program: Bicycle ride at the Artificial Lake of Tirana. No extra fee. Transfer back to the hotel and overnight.

Day 2:

After breakfast we will start our tour by departing to the city of Durres, the ancient Greco-Roman port city of Epidamnus - Dyrrachium. The city is situated only 25 minutes away from Tirana. You will have the opportunity to see some important buildings including the Main Library, the Cultural Center with the Aleksander Moisiu Theater, the Estrada Theater, the Puppet Theater, the Phiharmonic Orchestra etc. You may also enjoy a walk in the famous promenade of Vollga by the seaside.
After the Durres tour, we will continue our trip towards Apollonia, another famous archeological site.
Apollonia is an ancient city built on a hill, a position that overlooks the whole area and leads through Vjosa River to Adriatic. Apollonia is divided in two areas: The visitors will have the chance to visit the Ruins of the Old City and the other area with the Museum of Apollonia.
After the amazing tour of Apollonia we will drive to the city of Berat. Accommodation and overnight in hotel.

Day 3:

Breakfast in the hotel. We will start the day with a lovely tour of Berat which is known for its historic Architecture and named as the " Town of a Thousand Windows " due to the many large windows of the old decorated houses overlooking the town. The modern part of Berat consists of three districts divided by the Osum River. This town has a 15th century Mosque and a number of Churches of the Albanian Orthodosque Churche. Of interest is also the Onufri Museum.
After the Berat tour we head back to the city of Tirana. Transfer to the Mother Teresa Airport.