Private tour to Tirana & kruja
Discover the ancient and modern history of the land of eagles, know their heritage, customs, traditions, cuisines, folklore and culture. Liberty Travel immerses travelers in the sights, sounds and tastes of the region.
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 15th 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. then you will have 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 the Albanian Capital Tirana. You will visit Skanderbeg square, situated in the very heart of Tirana. we visit Ethem Bey mosque which was founded at the end of 18th century by Mulla Bey, the Clock Tower -a cultural monument that has shown the time in Tirana since 1822.
The tour continues to National History museum, one of the most important museums in the country, contains a well-documented history of the country. After that we visit Tirana castle and The Tanners’ Bridge -an 18th century Ottoman stone footbridge. Then we walk to the pyramid, it is absolutely an important tourist attraction. As a symbol of a notorious communism, a symbol of the mixed and contradictory history of Tirana. It was inaugurated on October 14, 1988, as the mausoleum of the dictator, Enver Hoxha.
After that we continue our walking tour to the Postblloku (Checkpoint), the Memorial to Communist Isolation, commemorates the country’s political prisoners who suffered under the Hoxha regime. It is situated on the main boulevard opposite the government building. After that we will have a coffee break in Blloku quarter. Then you be transferred back to your hotel/ Cruise in Durres.