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Ancient Saranda

  • Destination: Shqiperi
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Runs On: Monday
  • Price: €50

About the Ancient Saranda TOUR: Get much more of this tour to find about the Ancient Saranda, the most attractive town in Albania Riviera, and the archaeological city of Butrinti. Itinerary: Saranda and Butrinti Meet the group at hotel lobby. Depart for a daily tour to the main interesting sight as Saranda & Butrinti ancient city. Saranda – […]

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About the Ancient Saranda TOUR:

Get much more of this tour to find about the Ancient Saranda, the most attractive town in Albania Riviera, and the archaeological city of Butrinti.

Itinerary: Saranda and Butrinti

Meet the group at hotel lobby. Depart for a daily tour to the main interesting sight as Saranda & Butrinti ancient city.
Saranda – Saranda, the gateway to the southern Albania, is a small town located between high mountain and the Ionian Sea. The name Saranda derives from an early Christian monastery dedicated to Santi Quaranta (Forty Saints). Located on the shores of Ionian sea, in front of Greek island of Corfu, Saranda is characterized by a Mediterranean climate and warm sea waters. Due to its location and warm weather Saranda is one of the most attractive tourist town in Albanian Riviera, where honeymooners traditionally spend their holidays. Located in front of the sea and along the main promenade there are some hotels and restaurants which offer you catering facilities and accommodation. Daily ferryboat link Saranda with the nearby Greek island of Corfu.
Free time for optional Lunch – (Albanian traditional meal). After Lunch transfer to Butrinti, another interesting sight.
Butrinti – Archaeological Site, perhaps the most romantic archaeological site in Albania. Inhabited since prehistoric times, Butrint has been a Roman city and a bishopric. Following a period of prosperity under Byzantine administration, then a brief occupation by the Venetians, the city was abandoned in the late middle Ages after marshes formed in the area. The present archaeological site is a repository of ruins representing each period in the city’s development. We will visit:

  • The Castle of Lekursi.
  • Penisula of Ksamil.
  • The Ancient City of Butrinti.
  • Tample of Aesculapius.
  • The Baptisery.
  • The Nympheum.
  • The gate with towers.

Leave the group at hotel lobby.

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