The tour “3 Days in Riviera” includes the best places for your vacation in central and Southern Albania. In 3 days you will swim in two Albanian seas – Ionic and Adriatic, visit ancient castles and mountains. Be ready to enjoy!Duration: 3 days
Type: bus tour with a guide
Itinerary – Tirana – Vlora – Porto Palermo – Saranda – Gjirokaster – Tirana
Day 1: Tirana – Vlora – Himara
We will start from the Tirana International Airport. After drinking a cup of coffee at the seaside, we will move to the south. Vlora is the place, where the Adriatic Sea meets the Ionic Sea.
Heading to the Llogara National Park, we will have beautiful surroundings by pine trees. Let’s enjoy the stunning elevation of 1000 meters above the Ionic Sea.
Thanks to the panoramic views, you will have a lovely background for photos. Take them during your free time at the shore!
Visit several more beaches before stopping for the night in Himara, where you will have dinner and a night in a hotel.
Day 2: Himara – Porto Palermo – Saranda
After breakfast, we’ll depart for Saranda and stop to visit the historic castle of Porto Palermo on the way. Today we’ll to visit one of the longest beaches in Albania? It’s the Borsh Beach, which stretches for 3 kilometers.
Having spent enough free time on the beach, we’ll go to have our lunch in a traditional place. Let it be the Nivice Village.
Saranda is going to be our final stop on the southern coast of Albania. We’ll stay at the beach during the afternoon and have dinner here. After dinner, feel the rhythm of the nightlife in Saranda before going to your hotel.
Day 3: Gjirokaster – Tirana
After breakfast, we’ll move to the Blue Eye, which is one of the most beautiful sights Albania. It’s a surprising natural spring coming from underground. The Blue Eye is famous for its clear water, flowing from the depth of 50 meters.
Next, our driver will bring us to Gjirokaster, an ancient city in the historical region of Epirus. Nestled in a valley of the Gjere Mountain, Gjirokaster is a town between the Drino River and beautiful houses in stones. Prepare to walk along the steep streets.
Wander the ruins of the Gjirokaster Castle, which hosts to a military museum. It includes artillery items left from German and Italian soldiers since the Communist times. There are remainings the struggle between the power of the Communist and Capitalist regimes.
Enjoy lunch in the ancient city and then finish the tour with a stop in Tirana.
Confirmation will be received within 24 hours from the booking.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
May be operated by a multi-lingual guide.
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.
The tour is not recommended for participants with back problems and pregnant women.
- 2 nights accommodation
- Entrance fees to all attractions
- Driver and tour guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport by private vehicle
- Lunch and Dinner
See you on the Balkans!