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      G007             8 Days Albania from Durres

      Description: Saltburn by the Sea, a rich heritage and varied history. Enjoy your holidays in the seaside beach resort, offering daily
      tours in a perfect composition of heritage, rich history, wonderful nature, warm hospitality and typical delicious cuisine.

      Day 01: Apt “Mother Teresa” – DURRES (35km – 45min)
      Welcome in Albania! Meet the guide and driver at the airport and transfer to Durres   Included:
      (45 min)                                                 • Accommodation in 5* hotels
      If the time permits, we may start with the visit of Durres, the second most important   • Breakfast
      city in Albania. We’ll explore the ruins of town forum, roman baths, city center, town   • Guide English speaking
      hall, Roman Amphitheatre and Venetian tower a panoramic display of discoveries   • Private transport
      and urban planning of this once important city.                                    Shkodra

      Overnight in Durres: PREMIUM BEACH HOTEL 5* or similar
      Day 02: Durres – Shkodra – Durres (220km – 4h30min)                                   Kruja
      Enjoy breakfast and beautiful panorama of Adriatic Sea. Today we’ll drive for two
      hours towards north Albania, in Shkodra city, considered as the capital of North          Dajti Mountain
      Albania. Its geographic location has made Shkoder, one of Europe’s oldest cities, an   Durres  Tirana
      important cultural and economic center of the Balkans over the years. Surrounded by
      mountains and marked by many stunning( and recent) renovations, Shkoder draws
      visitors with its historical city center and famous fortress.
      Visit of Venetian Art Mask Fabric. A great place where you can learn everything about             Pogradec
      the history of masks. The showroom takes you to another reality while being there.        Berat
      Every piece of art has its own history and fascinates you with all the details. A place
      you go once and always remember!                                                        ALBANIA
      Proceed driving to Fishta, a different wonderful atmosphere in the middle of green
      area and welcomed by local folk. Traditional lunch: Mrizi i Zanave (Agritourist Farm). Is   Gjirokaster
      not just a meal, is a pure show of the Albanian cuisine
      Drive back to your hotel in Durres

      Overnight in Durres: PREMIUM BEACH HOTEL 5* or similar
      Day 03: Durres – Berat – Durres (200km – 3hrs)         the city of Berat. Çobo’s facilities currently consist of several cultivated vineyards, a
      Today,  after  breakfast  we  will  head  to  Berat  and  visit  one  of  the  most  important   spacious kulla (a form of traditional Albanian architecture), and the winery itself, and a
      medieval towns in Albania, listed under UNESCO Heritage. Berat is known as the   wine presentation room, elegantly constructed and furnished in the Berat style
      “City of thousand windows” or “City of windows one above the other” and is declared   Way back to Durres
      a Museum City”. Visit The Fortres; Onufri Museum situated inside Orthodox Cathedral
      of the Dormition of St. Mary                           Overnight in Durres: PREMIUM BEACH HOTEL 5* or similar

      After the visit, you may have an Optional Tour and wine testing to Cobo Winery. The Çobo   Day 04: Durres – Gjirokastra – Durres (400km – 5h30min)
      Winery is scenically nestled at the base of Mt. Tomorri in the rolling hills that surround   Breakfast at the hotel and drive to Gjirokastra, with stop en route for refreshments

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