Full Day Program Kruje – Durres - 1 Day

 What to visit in Kruja :

  • The Castle 
  • The Scanderbeg Museum 
  • The Old Bazaar

After the tour in Kruja:

  • Free time for optional lunch (Albanian traditional meal from  15 Eur / pax )
  • Transfer  to Durres 

What to visit in Durres :

  •  The Amphitheater * The Roman Thermal Baths * The City walls from Byzantium time
  •  The Citadel ( Rotonda , Torre )
  •  Panoramic tour of Durres

Inclusions:

  • A professional guide, local guides, assistance & information according to the program.
  • A private car , minibus or bus
  • City sightseeing & visits of the most important objects
  • Entrance fees of the visits included

 

Highlights:

  • Explore the ancient history of Albania from Roman period to modern times to roman amphitheater in Durres
  • City walls , roman baths ,  the citadel ,  
  • Scanderbeg’s museum ,  Castle of Kruja , Old bazaar , Scanderbeg’s Statue
  • Enjoy Kruja & Durres city sightseeing full of contrasts & friendly people
  • Take your time to discover the city on your own

Day 1
Full Day

An interesting one day program. Experience history & culture from Roman period to medieval & modern times in 2 different cities in one day 2500 years of civilization only 60 km. Good memories on this itinerary featuring highlights of Durres, (old Durrazzo), Kruja (Scanderbeg’s home city).

Meet the clients at hotel’s lobby . Departure for trip to the main interesting objects of Kruje & Durres

Kruja – The historic town of Kruja is located 30 km far from Tirana, 45 Km from Durres & 20 minutes by car from the international Airport of Rinas. The town of Kruja rises 560 meters above sea level, on the slopes of Sari-Salltiku Mountain. It provides to the visitors the great view of majestic landscape and a rich collection of historical and cultural objects. The most important is the castle of Kruja, which was built during the 5th and 6th centuries and has an elliptical shape with a total area of 2.25 hectares. The surrounding walls are reinforced by nine towers, which served as an observation and signaling post during times of war with Otoman Empire. Within the walls of the castle there can still be found the remains of a few houses.

Durres – One of Albania’s oldest cities, the country’s main sea port, the second largest industrial center after Tirana. Durres lies on a small peninsula on the coast of the Adriatic sea. The city was colonized by the Greeks in 627 B.C. It was named Epidamnos, which later became Dyrrachium. From the Venetian Tower at the harbor the Medieval Town Wall leads to the amphitheater (capacity 15,000 spectators) dating back to the 2nd century AD. and containing an early Christian Crypt with a rare wall mosaic. Between the 1st and 3rd centuries Durres was an important port and trading center on the Via Egnatia trading route between Rome and Byzantium (Istanbul. Today the city is well known for the nearby beach resort of Durres Plazh, its wonderful sand and warm sea water.

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Full Day Program Kruje – Durres