Enjoy a private tour of 2 of Albania’s most fascinating places: Its colorful capital, Tirana, and the sight of its proclamation of independence, Vlora. Visit the most interesting sights of Tirana before embarking on a scenic drive to the city of Vlora.
About this activity Duration 10 hours
Stroll through the colorful capital of Albania and admire its bright buildings, Walk through Skanderbeg Square and admire the spiraling Clock Tower, Admire the beautiful Et’hem Beu Mosque, frescoed in a rare Islamic fashion Visit the National Historic Museum and the National Art Gallery. Drive to Vlora, the sight of Albania’s proclamation of independence
Visit Tirana, the beautiful, bustling capital of Albania and discover the East European metropolis’s unique combination of culture, history, contemporary architecture and wonderful hospitality.
Stroll through the colorful city and pass through some of Tirana’s most interesting attractions. Start at Skanderbeg Square to admire the statue of Skanderbeg, Albania’s national hero, as well as the spiraling Clock Tower that lies before it. Continue your walk to the beautiful Et’hem Beu Mosque, frescoed with trees and waterfalls, a rarity in Islamic art. Stop by The National Library to admire its stark architecture, the National Historic Museum to learn more about Albania’s history, and finally head into the National Art Gallery for an exploration of Albanian art. The tour wraps up with a brief visit to the coastal town of Vlora, the sight of Albania’s proclamation of independence. Visit the house-turned-museum where the original document was signed in 1912 before beginning the journey back to Tirana.
Hotel pick-up and drop off
Professional English-speaking guide
Private transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
What’s Not Included
Food and drinks
Entrance fees to museums