Would you like to spend a weekend among young, beautiful and lively people in places where prices are frozen in time? Tirana is your city!
The city is much about cocktail bars and pubs as clubbing, all within 15 min walk. On this tour, you’ll experience life as a local of the Capital (a true Tirons!) and also learn its history and traditions.
At least 10 people required to be guaranteed.
|ARRIVAL LOCATION||Mother Theresa International Airport|
|ARRIVAL TIME||Friday 8:30 AM|
|DEPARTURE/RETURN||Monday 8:00 AM|
This is a great way to discover Tirana like a local!
- Experience Blloku’s Lounges.
- Taste Tirana’s local cuisine.
- Visit a few important museums in Tirana
- Enjoy traditional Albanian music
- Visit an Albanian winery
- Visit Kruja, the city of the Skanderbeg
- Dine at a Masterchef’s restaurant
|Activity type||Cultural discovery|
Day 1: TIRANA CITY TOUR
Arrival at the Mother Theresa International airport at 8:30 AM.
There is a lot to discover in Tirana. The city tour brings us to the highlights such as the Skenderbeg square, the Clock Tower, the E’them Bej Mosque, the National Art Gallery, The Pyramid Museum. We drink a glass of raki at the special Museum Kafe Komiteti. After lunch, we visit Blloku, where Enver Hoxha and his Party members lived in luxury. Photo moment at the Park of Youth with the “I love Tirana” sign. Then we discover how we would have been spied if we had made this trip in 1980, at The ‘House of Leaves’ (Gestapo) museum. We walk to the Mother Theresa Square and to the artificial lake Liqeni, the park of Tirana. We dine at a Master Chef’s restaurant. We end this impressive day with a pub crawl at Blloku, where it is bustling with nightlife.
Day 2: COMMUNIST HISTORY TOUR & MOUNT DAJTI
In the morning we could discover the city together or individually. Tips are available from the tour guide.
We meet again at 13:00 in a special restaurant for a great experience and exquisite taste of traditional dishes.
Albania has 170,000 bunkers. Today we only visit only one of them. Bunkart 1, was the underground residence of the Politburo in the event of a chemical attack. Then we take the cable cars to the mountain Dajti and enjoy a drink in one of the restaurants on top of the mountain. Tirana at dusk is beautiful. Later in the evening, we go for a walk and take a drink in the Sky Tower for a lovely chat with a view.
Day 3: KRUJA & WINE TASTING
Kruja, the city of the national hero of Albania, Skanderbeg, is an hour away from Tirana. We visit the National Museum of Kruja ‘Gjergj Kastriot Skenderbeu’, the Traditional Market and the Ethnographic Museum. On the way back we stop at a biological wine canteen for a nice glass of wine and a nice meal.
Finally, we close this lovely tour with an excellent dinner and traditional in traditional music.
Day 4: DEPARTURE DAY
Our Airport service will pick you up early in the morning (6:30 AM) for your returning flight to Amsterdam