Private tour to Kruja & Durres
Experience the rich culture and history of Albania. With tour stops in Kruja and Durres, Liberty Travel immerses travelers in the sights, sounds and tastes of the region.
our tour guide will pick you up from Durres port, during the tour you will be introduced to the rich history and great heritage of Albania. Firstly you will stop at Kruja which is closely related to the 25 years of activity of our national hero, Skanderbeg, who in the fifteenth century made Kruja a bastion of uncompromising resistance against the Ottoman. The Gjergj Kastrioti Skanderbeg Museum is situated inside the castle walls, which date back to the fifth and sixth centuries A.D. Your guide will give you free time to walk around The Old Bazaar of Kruja which dates to the 17th century.
After having the lunch, we continue our tour to Durres where we will visit the main land marks of this beautiful coastal city such as the Amphitheater which located in the center of the city. The construction began under the emperor Trajan in the 2nd century AD and destroyed twice by earthquakes in the 6th and 10th centuries. It is the largest amphitheater ever built in the Balkan Peninsula with once having a capacity of 20,000 people. beside the amphitheater we will visit the ancient Castle, Byzantine Forum and Archaeological Museum. if we have enough time we will pass by the brandy factory in Durres, where you can have a unique chance for wine tasting. then we drive back to the cruise ship.