Krujas Castle Half Day Tour From Tirana

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:30am
  • Departure Details :
    Tirana meeting point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Kruja a small characteristic town perched on a hill, center of Albanian resistance against the Ottoman Turks under national hero Scanderbeg. Scanderbeg kept Turks from crossing into Western Europe for 25 years, thus earning the title Protector of Christianity given by the Pope of the time.From Kruja, travelers will find a magnificent view toward the valley and further to the Adriatic Sea.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences

Know More about this tour

Start your walking tour of Kruja visiting Krujas castle, which was the center of Skanderbeg's (National Hero of Albania) battle against the Ottoman Turks and today it is the center of tourism in Albania. Then, see Skenderbegsmuseum, which contains objects dating back to Skanderbegs time. The exhibits have been arranged in a way that chronicles his life and military feats. Continue walking through the narrow streets of the medieval well preserved Old Bazaar, which has a wonderful selection of authentic antiques and souvenirs and you can buy traditional Albanian costumes, books, musical instruments, and different items from the communist days. This tour will end in Tirana with a drop off at a hotel.

Inclusions

  • Entrances
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach

Exclusions

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult