Tour to Kruja the old capital & Tirana, the new Albanian Capital

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Book this shore excursion and meet the past and present of the Albanian history through a guided tour to the old and new capitals of the nation

Meet at the port and start of tour.
Drive  to Kruja – a small characteristic town perched on a hill, centre of Albanian resistance against the Ottoman Turks under national hero Scanderbeg. Scanderbeg kept Turks from crossing into Western Europe for 25 years, thus earning the title “Protector of Christianity” given by the Pope of the time. Continue further to visit the Castle of Kruja, Scanderbeg Museum, one of the best kept museums in the country, a very rich Ethnographic Museum situated on an original house of the 17th century and the Old Bazaar with hand made souvenirs.

Depart for the capital Tirana. Lunch in Tirana in central characteristic restaurant. Then visit to the National Historic Museum with artifacts of Albanian history from prehistoric times to present day is an absolute must for any visitor to Tirana.

After visiting the museum continue on for a drive through the main government buildings, the colourful apartment blocks, work of the Mayors ingenuity. Then we will visit the Ethem Bey Mosque and  the Clock Tower which have become the landmarks of Tirana city centre.

Return back to the ship and Durres port. 


-         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


-         entrance fees (paid by you on the spot)

Step 1

Your tour starts from Durres port

Step 2

Visit of Kruja, the Castle of Kruja, Scanderbeg Museum,

Step 3

Arrival at Tirana and lunch at Tirana

Step 4

Visit of the National Historic Museum 

Step 5

Visit of Ethem Bey Mosque and the Clock Tower

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