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Tirana and Kruja Full Day Trip from Durres

Tirana and Kruja Full Day Trip from Durres
Duration:
8 hours
From:
USD 79.51
<p>Tirana, the capital of Albania has almost 1 million inhabitants, so nearly a third of the Albanian population is located there. Tirana is a business city par excellence, like a western city regarding the quality of life and the lifestyle of the inhabitants. The night life is in quite similar to any other European city, different from all other Albanian cities. After visiting Tirana you will travel to visit the most important city symbol of the Albanian resistance under the leadership of Gjergj Kastrioti 'Skanderbeg' who successfully fought the Ottomans for more than 25 years in the 15th century. Thanks to the long impregnability the fortress it became the bastion of Scanderbeg resistance against the Ottomans. Kruja castle was built in the 4th century A.D. on the remains of a former Illyrian settlement. You will visit the Castle, the Skanderbeg Museum in the castle and the Ethnographic Museum. Later you can do shopping in the beautiful old bazaar and buy local handmade souvenirs.</p>

Vlora and Orikum Full Day Trip from Durres

Vlora and Orikum Full Day Trip from Durres
Duration:
9 hours
From:
USD 90.87
<p> Vlora port city, bordered by the Adriatic Sea, is a modern city (it was destroyed by a terrible earthquake in 1851). It is the city where the Albanian independence from the Ottomans was proclaimed on November 28th, 1912. It is ranked as the third largest Albania city with about 190,000 inhabitants and is only 120 km away from Italy.<br /> It was founded in the 6th century BC under the name of Aulona. Roman rule remained Patriarchate of Rome until the 8th century AD and then moved to the Patriarchate of Constantinople. It used to be a colony of the Serbs, Ottomans and Venetians. It was occupied by the Italians from 1914 to 1920 and during the Second World War from 1939 to the famous and tragic September 8, 1943 (armistice). During this war the island of Sazan, located in the Bay of Vlora, became a submarine and naval base for Italians and Germans. Vlora is also the city with the largest number of foreign tourists after Tirana.</p>

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Things to do in Durres if you have a Port of Durres Terminal Layover or Extended Port of Durres Terminal Stopover


If you have an extended layover at the Port of Durres Terminal or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on Durres.LayoverIdeas.com.


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Durres Full Day Tour

Durres Full Day Tour
Duration: 8 hours

Priced From: USD 59.07

Your 5/6-hour tour starts in the morning with a meeting of the tourists at the agreed point of collection. The tour will be on foot with an accompanying guide in both Italian and English. There will be a visit to the National Archaeological Museum and the Roman amphitheater, and a visit of city's landmarks (the Venetian Tower and Walls, the Town Hall Square, the villa of King Zog and its landscape, the bazaar and the fruit market, and vegetables, the Promenade of the rink etc ...)

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Tirana and Kruja Full Day Trip from Durres

Tirana and Kruja Full Day Trip from Durres
Duration: 8 hours

Priced From: USD 79.51

<p>Tirana, the capital of Albania has almost 1 million inhabitants, so nearly a third of the Albanian population is located there. Tirana is a business city par excellence, like a western city regarding the quality of life and the lifestyle of the inhabitants. The night life is in quite similar to any other European city, different from all other Albanian cities. After visiting Tirana you will travel to visit the most important city symbol of the Albanian resistance under the leadership of Gjergj Kastrioti 'Skanderbeg' who successfully fought the Ottomans for more than 25 years in the 15th century. Thanks to the long impregnability the fortress it became the bastion of Scanderbeg resistance against the Ottomans. Kruja castle was built in the 4th century A.D. on the remains of a former Illyrian settlement. You will visit the Castle, the Skanderbeg Museum in the castle and the Ethnographic Museum. Later you can do shopping in the beautiful old bazaar and buy local handmade souvenirs.</p>... Read More

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Vlora and Orikum Full Day Trip from Durres

Vlora and Orikum Full Day Trip from Durres
Duration: 9 hours

Priced From: USD 90.87

<p> Vlora port city, bordered by the Adriatic Sea, is a modern city (it was destroyed by a terrible earthquake in 1851). It is the city where the Albanian independence from the Ottomans was proclaimed on November 28th, 1912. It is ranked as the third largest Albania city with about 190,000 inhabitants and is only 120 km away from Italy.<br /> It was founded in the 6th century BC under the name of Aulona. Roman rule remained Patriarchate of Rome until the 8th century AD and then moved to the Patriarchate of Constantinople. It used to be a colony of the Serbs, Ottomans and Venetians. It was occupied by the Italians from 1914 to 1920 and during the Second World War from 1939 to the famous and tragic September 8, 1943 (armistice). During this war the island of Sazan, located in the Bay of Vlora, became a submarine and naval base for Italians and Germans. Vlora is also the city with the largest number of foreign tourists after Tirana.</p>... Read More

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Shkoder Full Day Trip from Durres

Shkoder Full Day Trip from Durres
Duration: 8 hours

Priced From: USD 90.87

<p>In this tour you will discover 'the cradle of the culture' in Shkoder. Here there are many attractive points, of which Rozafa Castle is the highlight. The city has a beautiful view that lie to the lake with the same name 'The Lake of Shkodra'. The travel to Shkodra from Durres will be at 9 am and will last for 2 hours. In this city you will visit city center, the Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum, the national museum of photography “Marubi”, the St Stephen's Catholic Cathedral and the Rozafa castle.</p>... Read More

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2017