Tirana, the city of 1001 opportunities - a Private Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5



English (fluent), Greek (fluent), Italian (basic), Serbian (basic)

The heart of Albania in a day.

Dear Ladies & Gentleman!
Let's visit one of the most vivid cities of Balkans. Let us discover Tirana, The modern Capital of 1001 opportunities. Once a small settlement, whose Founder wanted to compare with the center of Persia, Tehran. Later an important station along some ancient routes started to grow up and expanded more and more in different periods of time.

Plenty of things to visit and see in the city, including a visit of the Check Point Block (Blloku), Bunk-Art museum, The Martyrs Avenue, Scanderbeg Square and one of the oldest mosque in the town, the Et-hem Beg Mosque. We will enjoy the combination of history and legends of the city under the bright colors all around. During the shopping time it happens often to buy a T-shirt from the" United Colors of Benetton". Have you ever heard about "The United Colors of Tirana"? To be explored during the tour….


Meeting with Dorian. Depart from the pier, from your hotel or your specified meeting place to reach the capital of Albania, Tirana.
Sightseeing of the city by car, where we may see The Stone Bridge, Martyrs Boulevard, Pyramid , Check Point "Blloku"and the neighborhood, Mother Teresa square and many other interesting buildings. Walking around the Scanderbeg square and visit the Et-Hem Beg Mosque inside. Free time at Taiwan square or at the lake of the city. Back to the pier or your specified place.

Important note: Museums are closed on Mondays, except of any specific agreement in advance for visits of big groups, cruise ship visitors etc.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meeting place:
At your hotel lobby,
At the pier or cruise terminal,
Wherever is more convenient for you.

End location: End of the tour and the drop off place:
At your hotel lobby
At the pier or cruise terminal.
Wherever is more convenient for you.

Duration: 6 hours


A very comfortable minivan 6+1 seats, model Volkswagen Sharan, A/C, Year 2006 on your full disposal.

What’s Included

- Guide/driver services during the whole tour.
- Transportation from the pier or your hotel and back.
- All road taxes, parking fees etc.
- Entrance fees for the sites and museums.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2500 lek - -Local drinks
-Light lunch

What’s Extra

- Drinks & refreshments
- Meals
- Souvenirs, etc.


As a licensed guide, I have no restrictions.

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Dorian D.

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