DURRES - DAILY TOUR

Cultural & Theme Tours in Albania

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After meeting at Adriatik Hotel lobby, we will start our walking tour at the main square "Liria”. At the beginning of the tour, you will come across some fine specimens of the city's architecture dating back to the 1930's.Visit the Roman Amphitheatre from the 2nd century AD. Built during the reign of Emperor Trajan, this is one of the biggest amphitheaters in the Balkans. Walk down the seaside promenade enjoying the fresh air and the view of the largest bay in Albania. The Byzantine Chapel is our next stop. An early Christian chapel built on the side of the Amphitheatre, the chapel's western alcove preserves a unique polychromatic mosaic representing old, Christian iconography.L Then head to the Venetian Tower, where a flight of stairs will take you to the roof and give you some of the best views of this old city, there you can relax and have a coffee break.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Durres Amphitheatre, Durres, Durres CountyVisit the Roman Amphitheatre from the 2nd century AD. Built during the reign of Emperor Trajan, this is one of the biggest amphitheaters in the Balkans. Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Fatih Mosque, Durres, Durres CountyThe Fatih Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia e Fatihut) is a Cultural Monument of Albania. It was built in 1502 and named after the Ottoman Turkish Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror ). Closed by the Communist authorities, it became a cultural monument in 1973.Stop At: Durres Castle, Durres, Durres CountyLearn more about the city's and the country's history of the Castle.Then head to the Venetian Tower, where a flight of stairs will take you to the roof and give you some of the best views of this old city, there you can relax and have a coffee break.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Durres Archaeological Museum, Durres, Durres CountyThe Durrës Archaeological Museum (Albanian: Muzeu Arkeologjik‎) in Durrës, Albania, established in 1951, is the largest archaeological museum in the country. The museum is located near the beach and north of the museum are the 6th-century Byzantine walls, constructed after the Visigoth invasion of 481Duration: 1 hourPass By: Royal Villa of Durres, Durres, Durres CountyRoyal Villa of Durrës, also known as Zog's Villa of Durrës ) was the summer villa of King Zog in Durrës, Albania.It was used as the summer palace by the Albanian Royal family during the reign of the Monarchy and still remains a symbol of the Monarchy in the City.

What’s included

  • Transport with a/c vehicle
  • City tour of Durres
  • Driver/ Guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Entrance fees to the Amphitheatre
  • Entry/Admission - Durres Amphitheatre

What’s not included

  • Entry/Admission - Durres Archaeological Museum
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