This is a cultural and historical tour of the two cities that have made history. Gjirokastra, the city of stone, a museum city which is part of the UNESCO that for centuries both cities have fought and collaborated with each other. Meteroa is also one of the miracle of the world and part of the UNESCO, monasteries built on the mountains that will leave you superseding.
ItineraryDay 1: Tirane - Ardenica Monstery - GjirokastraStop At: Ardenica Monastery, Ardenice, Fier CountyThe Monastery of Ardenica is a precious relic monument of Albania’s cultural mosaic, inherited by a period when Catholicism as a religion and culture was dominant in the country.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Gjirokaster Castle, Gjirokaster, Gjirokaster CountyGjirokastra's eerie hilltop castle is one of the biggest in the Balkans. There's been a fortress here since the 12th century,Duration: 1 hourStop At: Gjirokastra Bazaar, Gjirokaster, Gjirokaster CountyThe surviving Bazaar mosque of Gjirokastra was built in 1754.The Old Bazaar extends along four cobbled main streets that link it to the rest of the cityDuration: 1 hourStop At: Gjirokaster Mosque, Gjirokaster, Gjirokaster CountyThe mosque was built in 1757, and is located in the Old Bazaar neighbourhood.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Skenduli House, Gjirokaster, Gjirokaster CountySkendule House is a typical example of a C18th/19th Ottoman house and has been described as a ‘rare and beautiful example of domestic architectureDuration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: 3* 4* hotel in GjirokastraDay 2: Gjirokastra - Meteora, GreeceStop At: Meteora, Kastraki, Kalambaka, Trikala Region, ThessalyThe Meteora is a rock formation in central Greece hosting one of the largest and most precipitously built complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries,Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Meteora, Kastraki, Kalambaka, Trikala Region, ThessalyIn Meteora we will visit few monasteriesDuration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: 3* 4* hotel in MeteoraDay 3: Meteora - Ioannina - Tirana Stop At: Ioannina Castle, Ioannina, Ioannina Region, EpirusThe Ioannina Castle is the fortified old town of the city of Ioannina in northwestern GreeceDuration: 1 hourStop At: The Clock of Ioannina, Ioannina, Ioannina Region, EpirusLocated in the center of town and is a successful mixture of neoclassicalDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Municipal Ethnographic Museum of Ioannina, Ioannina, Ioannina Region, EpirusMunicipal Ethnographic Museum Ioannina is located in the castle and is housed in the mosque of Aslan Pasha built in the early 17th centuryDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: 3* 4* Meteora