Tour Saranda Gjirokastra (Unesco Town)

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SAR 2
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9.5 hours

from 98 €

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Explore a "Museum City" through this shore excursion to Gjirokastra a world heritage site of Unesco that will charm you for sure

Gjirokastra is an important city of southern Albania, and has been declared a “Museum City” as well as a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its attractive and particular architectural features.  The town of Gjirokastra is built on the slope of a hill and is known for its characteristic and narrow coble stone streets. The dwelling houses have the form of medieval towers consisting of a building ensemble with characteristic architecture. The city was besieged and captured by the Ottomans in the 15th century, but unlike many other towns in Albania it flourished under its new rulers. In the 17th century it had 2000 houses and was a very important trading town. The castle itself stands like a balcony over the city. It enables the visitors to enjoy a very a powerful architectural panorama. Lunch at a traditional restaurant in town. After lunch we will also visit the Etnographic museum situated in the house the dictator Enver Hoxha was born in. After visits return to Saranda where on the way we will visit the Blue Eye Spring and The Mesopotam Monastery

Inclusions

-         transportation by air-conditioned vehicle, late-model

(bus, minibus or taxi, according to your group’s size)

-         professional driver

-         insurance cover during transfers by vehicle

-         licensed English-speaking guide * (concerns “with guide” rate only)

-         all taxes

-         identification sign with your name on it

-         mobile contact number for any emergency, available 24/7

* guides in other languages available, upon request

-          lunch

Exclusions

-         entrance fees (paid by you on the spot)

Step 1

Your tour starts from Saranda port

Step 2

Visit of Gjirokastra town and the castle

Step 3

Lunch in the town

Step 4

Visit of the Blue Eye Spring

Step 5

Visit of the Mesopotam Monastery

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