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Liberty Travel Agency

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.

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Private tour to Berat

Discover the ancient city of Berat. Taste regional flavours and wines. Experience picture-perfect landscapes that will capture your imagination. Exploring Berat is truly an experience to be savoured.
In 2008 Berat was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as it is a rare example of a well-preserved Ottoman town, Berat is one of the most ancient cities in Albania, and It is one of the country’s most beautiful towns, and known as the “town of a thousand windows”.
The journey to Berat takes about 90 minutes, once you reach your destination, you will visit the old ottoman Castle (The Kala, a castle mostly built in the 13th century, but with origins going back to the 4th century BC. A very beautiful place with great views of the surrounding area). Then we will visit the Holy Trinity Church, then Onufri Iconography Museum which located within the Kala at the site of a Dormition Cathedral, features the vivid iconography works of the famous 16th century painter Onufri and others.Our next stop will be at the Ethnographic Museum of Berat, It features traditional local furniture and house utensils.
The tour continues to explore the traditionally Muslim Mangalem quarter, in this quarter there are three grand mosques: the Sultan’s Mosque, the Lead Mosque and the Bachelors’ Mosque. as well you can walk along the promenade, and cross the Ottoman bridge to see the Gorica quarter. Lunch.
if we have time we will stop at Cobo wine factory to get acknowledged about the traditional old techniques of producing the local wine, you will have the chance to taste different kind of wine. then we drive back to hotel /Port.

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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.

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Private walking tour in Tirana

Welcome to one of the biggest cities in in Balkan, Recently Tirana became one of the most visited cities in the region for its beauty, gastronomy and so many cultural and fun activities to do. There’s so much to witness that you’ll feel like no time is enough to enjoy everything Tirana has to offer.
Come to explore an amazing city, Tirana is home to over 10 museums and art galleries, Tirana has many monuments and cultural sites scattered around the city to the surprise of first-time visitors. Communist-era objects contrast against modern glass-façade buildings with trendy bars and chic shops. Ottoman, Italian, Islamic, Stalinist and capitalist influences are all thrown together in no particular order, making their exploration great fun. Tirana received a facelift when old grey apartment blocks were painted in bright colours. The colourful façades have become a pleasant attraction in the city. Other cultural monuments include places of worship, the mosques and churches, each of which has a unique story behind it, waiting for you to discover.
You will be picked up from your hotel by private vehicle to Skanderbeg square, situated in the very heart of Tirana. Where you will start your walking tour starting from 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, Bunkart2, 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.
After exploring the Blloku quarter we will be picked up to the house of heaves, it is considered to be the equivalent of the Stasi headquarters of the former East Germany. Those curious to see what was hidden in the HQ of the notorious National Intelligence Service, also known as the House of Spies, will leave speechless. then you will dropped off at your hotel.
In this city, you’ll find some of the world’s best cuisine, art, traditions and all the excitement of a big cities. From the ancient castles to the ultimate skyscrapers, parks, astonishing architecture and the kindness of its people, Tirana City is a must for every traveler!
This tour through Tirana is a unique experience that you don’t wanna miss

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Private tour to Kruja and 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 your hotel, 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 your Hotel.

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Private tour to Gjirokastra

Explore the beauty and rich history of the stone city of Gjirokastra- a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Gjirokastra is famous for being a well-preserved Ottoman town.
Situated in southern Albania, Gjirokastra perches on the steep side of the Drino valley overlooking an historic landscape framed by snow-capped mountains. This ‘city of a thousand steps’ comprises hundreds of Ottoman-style tower houses with distinctive stone roofs, wooden balconies and whitewashed stone walls. Dominated by the sheer flanks of its vast castle, Gjirokastra is a magical city with a tumultuous past. From feudal stronghold to Ottoman jewel to Italian colony, the city has known many rulers and has inspired poets, authors and artists.
During the journey you will be introduced to the history and heritage of Albania. The tour includes visiting the castle of Gjirokastra which was built in IV century AD. Inside the Castle you will visit the museum of arms, the clock tower and the remains of the US Air Force T33.
The tour continues to visit the Ethnographic Museum, located in the house where the former communist dictator Enver Hoxha was born. You also will visit the house of Zekati family. Followed by Lunch. Then you will have free time to walk around the network of cobbled streets that climb steeply out of the bazaar. Afterwards depart back to your hotel.

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Private tour to Lezha & Shkodra

Appreciating historical architecture involves more than just looking at buildings. Liberty Travel examines the unique heritage of the site. From ancient Illyrian strongholds, castles and Ottoman bridges to various religious cults, we teach you about the history of the location.
Today we’ll discover Skanderbeg Mausoleum, the Memorial Grave of Skanderbeg at the ex-Cathedral of Shën Kolli, where he was buried in 1468. The Mausoleum is one of the most tourist landmarks in the town of Lezha. It has been inaugurated in the year 1981.
To complete a day of historic sightseeing, we’ll end at the stunning Peak of Rozafa Castle, Shkodra’s main tourist attraction. Rising majestically upon a rocky hill west of the city), the castle has Illyrian origins; it is surrounded by three rivers and has amazing panoramic view over the lake of Shkodra.
We will have the lunch at Shkodra Lake side Restaurant, as you may try the fresh fish of the lake. The tour continues to the old town of Shkodra, we have the opportunity to visit St. Stephen’s Catholic Cathedral, Ebu Bekr Mosque and Marubi photo museum which contain amazing collection of Photos from the second half of the 19th Century.
Then you will be given free time to explore the promenade of the old town, you may enjoy a drink or buy some souvenirs. Our last stop in Shkodra will be Mesi Bridge, situated 5 km northwest of Shkodra, It was built in the 18th century, by Kara Mahmud Bushati, the local Ottoman pasha, the bridge spans the Kir River, the surrounding panorama gives the bridge an even more picturesque view. After that you will drive back to Tirana.

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Private tour to kruja and Shkodra

Experience the rich culture and history of Albania. With tour stops in Kruja and Shkodra, Liberty Travel immerses travelers in the sights, sounds and tastes of the region.

Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel, 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. you will be given free time to walk around The Old Bazaar of Kruja which dates to the 17th century. After that we drive to Fishta Village to have our lunch at mrizi zanave restaurant which serves traditional dishes. After the lunch we drive to Shkodra about 35 min drive.

the firt stop in Shkodra will be Rozafa Castle, Shkodra’s main tourist attraction, rising majestically upon a rocky hill west of the city), the castle has Illyrian origins; it is surrounded by three rivers and has amazing panoramic view over the lake of Shkodra.

The tour continues to the old town of Shkodra, we have the opportunity to visit St. Stephen’s Catholic Cathedral, Ebu Bekr Mosque and Marubi photo museum which contain amazing collection of Photos from the second half of the 19th Century.

Then you will be given free time to explore the promenade of the old town, you may enjoy a drink or buy some souvenirs. Our last stop in Shkodra will be Mesi Bridge, situated 5 km northwest of Shkodra, It was built in the 18th century, by Kara Mahmud Bushati, the local Ottoman pasha, the bridge spans the Kir River, the surrounding panorama gives the bridge an even more picturesque view. After that you will drive back to Tirana.

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Private tour to Kruja & Lezha

Kruja tour is one of the most popular excursions in Tirana. Definitely, an experience you can´t miss!
Enjoy a tour through time and discover the rich history of Krujë, a small city situated approximately 31 kilometers north of Tirana, Kruja has been populated since the 3rd century B.C.
Discover the city of the national hero, Skanderbeg, who in the 15th century made Kruja a bastion of uncompromising resistance against the Ottoman.
During this tour you will explore the ancient Castle of Kruja which date back to the fifth and sixth centuries A.D. then you will visit Skanderbeg Museum situated inside the castle walls. After that you will be given free time to walk around The Old Bazaar of Kruja which dates to the 17th century.
The tour continues to Patok Lagoon on the Adriatic Sea, you will enjoy a fresh fish lunch in this pretty quiet oasis. After the lunch we drive to Lezha to visit the Skenderbeg Grave and Lezha Castle. then we drive back to your hotel.

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