Cultural, archaeological Heritage and wonders of Nature all together in a Private Tour!
Saranda is a city with more than 2000 years of history, located in the southern coastal area of Albania the city is rich in rare value of cultural and archaeological heritage, both Albanian and European . This rich archaeological heritage intertwined with the beauties of nature, and its natural amphitheatre looking construction constitutes the most important factors to promote the development of the current image of Saranda, as a tourism destination of the classical world, and also to attract an increasing number of visitors every year.
After a convenient pickup, board a comfortable vehicle and we start our tour with a bit of city exploration. On our way to the ancient site of Butrint our first stop will be at the 14th century Saint George Monastery located in a very narrow strip land that divides Butrinti Lake from the Ionian Sea. Right after that we head to Ksamil where we get to enjoy an amazing panorama that sea, sun and islands offer, the perfect spot for sightseeing and profile photos.
Than we enter the National Park of Butrint, we examine the impressive remains of a Roman theatre, travel along a historical route that shows you a temple, an ancient fitness center with public baths, an aqueduct, and a Byzantine church with one of a kind well preserved baptistery. We shall end this route with views of a hilltop castle from the Venetian period. After spending at least a couple of hours in Buthrotum we take our way back to the next destination, the Lekuresi Castle. Our last and most relaxing destination is the Blue Eye spring.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I shall pick you up at any location within the town of Saranda, port, hotel, city center or agreed upon location.
End location: Wherever its more convenient to customers be it your hotel , a restaurant or anywhere upon agreement.
Duration: 6 hours
Several vehicles are at my disposal, Benz-Mercedes sedan cars all air conditioned. I am able to provide tours for larger groups, please write me for a quote.Bigger vehicles can be arranged upon request at an additional cost. The vehicles are in a very good condition in order to guarantee a very nice and comfort trip around .
All transportation in air conditioned vehicles.
Entrance fee at the National Natyral Park of the Blu Eye springs is included.
The entrance fee at the Buthrotum Antic Town is NOT included.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
2000 ALL - The amount may be needed mostly for foods and water supply .
A smart and casual dress code is applied better in order to feel comfortable but also due to a moderate amount of walking that shall be done while coming around the antic site of Buthrotum.
The entrance fee at the Buthrotum Antic Town is not included.
I am able to provide tours for larger groups, please write me for a quote.
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Edvin was fantastic. We saw the archaeological side of Albania along with the amazing culture. Our family (including a 13 year old boy) really enjoyed our time in Sarande and with Edvin. I would recommend Edvin to anyone going to Albania. We wouldn't have enjoyed ourselves half as much without our tour. Thank you again for making it a wonderful day.