Shkodra’s food & culture

Language English, Italian
Price 325 EUR for tour
Capacity Group of up to 5 people
Duration 12 hours

On this tour we explore Albanian’s culture capital and one of the oldest cities in Europe: Shkodra. Photography and art fans will find it particularly fascinating. You’ll enjoy Lake Shkoder views from the ancient Rozafa Fortress, a vast collection of photographs from Pietro Marubi ( a pioneer photographer ) dating from the second part of 1800’s and the treat for the eyes that is the Old Town.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Lunch in Shiroke, well known for its fish cuisine, quietness and natural beauty.

Amazing views and fascinating history of the Rozafa Fortress.

Marubi Museum of Photography

TOUR INFORMATION:

Departure: 09:00 am ( Hotel pick – up )

Included: Transportation, Tour Director, Lunch, Museum Entrances.

Getting around: Private motor coach, walking.

Itinerary

On our way to Shkoder, we make a visit to the National Museum of Skanderbeg’s Grave. Discover the Memorial’s history and step inside Saint Nicolas Cathedral with its original fresco and decorations.

We transfer to Shkoder and visit the Rozafa Fortress. Enjoy amazing views, the fortress’s fascinating history and the museum’s exhibit in a guided tour.

With a short drive from the city we head for lunch in Shiroke. This small town on the lake is well known for its fish cuisine, quietness and natural beauty.

In the afternoon experience the Old Town, St. Stephen’s Catholic Cathedral, Ebu Bekr Mosque and Marubi Museum ( Albania’s best photography collection ) on a local guided tour.

Enjoy free time in the “Pedonalja”, the beating heart of Shkodra. Equipped with everything you need to relax, it’s a great street to wander around, shop and drink something.

En route to Tirana, stop in Mesi Bridge for a short scenic visit. This lovely bridge, built in 1750, will bring you back in time and give you plenty of chances for great pictures.

Drop off at hotel or anywhere in Tirana

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