Sarande Tour Ideas
<p>Experience the cultural, archaeological and religious heritage of Saranda on your 5-hour tour. Visit the ancient town of Buthrotum, Saint George Monastery, Ksamil and its islands. Immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere created by a combination of archaeology, monuments and nature. From mystic ancient temples, dreamy and imposing medieval castles to elegant Byzantine churches, timeless olive groves and the deep blue of the eternal Ionian sea, the possibilities in Saranda are truly limitless. Your once-in-a-lifetime tour includes round-trip transportation from your accommodation.</p>
Also known by many as the 'City of Stone, ' Gjirokastra is a developing center for cultural heritage tourism. A walk through its network of cobbled streets that climb steeply out of the bazaar will take you back in time.The castle which is believed is the largest in Balkans is one of Albania's most magnificent monuments. Archaeologists believe that the site of the castle has been inhabited since the Iron Age with the first fortifications, block-built stone walls - probably being erected from the 5th century.Dominated by the sheer flanks of its vast castle, Gjirokastra (Gjirokastër) is a magical city with a tumultuous past. From feudal stronghold, to Ottoman invasion, to Italian colony, the city has known many rulers and has inspired poets, authors and artists alike. It will take you almost 4 hours in order to visit and see everything amongst them even old traditional style houses built 300 hundred years ago. On our way back we stop to visit Blue Eye and last stop on Lekuresi Castle.
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