Pelion Tour

Language Albanian, English, Italian
Cost 100 EUR for tour/excursion
Capacity Group of up to 4 people
Duration 5 hours

*Get to know the city in charge of specialized guide that will tell you in the most entertaining way all the curiosities and history of the most relevant places in Pogradec. It covers the main attractions of the city and also the hidden gems that are well and truly "of the beaten track" and gives you facts you wouldn't know or notice walking around by yourself. We can explore the ancient ruins or underground tunnels, take boat trips on the lake, admire the stunning scenery, attend cultural events, and try traditional dishes. 

*The guide guarantees accuracy and coordination regarding destinations, place of departure and arrival 🙂


Pogradec has a long and fascinating history, with roots dating back to the ancient Illyrian civilization roughly 2,500 years ago. The town was also under Ottoman rule for several centuries, and in the 20th century, it was heavily influenced by the communist regime. Pogradec is a town rich in history, natural beauty, cultural heritage, and delicious cuisine. We can explore the ancient ruins, take boat trips on the lake, admire the stunning scenery, attend cultural events, and try traditional dishes.

2.-Golik Bridge

Golik Bridge is an archaeological site, situated 40 km far from the city of Pogradec, on the Shkumbin River, in Golik village. It is 17 m long, 3 m wide, 10 m high. It is the art work of the old street "Via Egnatia". It was built in the second century and is classified as a first-class culture monument. It is a bridge with two semicircular wings. The bridge is built with carved stones, where the lower part of the crevice has big stones and worked well.

3.-Royal Tombs of Selca

The Illyrian Tombs of Selca are located near the town of Pogradec. On the right bank of the river Shkumbin at an elevation of 1040 m above sea level, lie the remains of the ancient city of Pelion and the accompanying necropolis. We can explore the Roman Via Egnatia led past it towards Constantinople. Though there are traces of human activity in Neolithic times, the settlement proper dates to the Iron Age through to the Illyrian urban period.

4.-Lin Basilica & Mosaic

The Lin peninsula in Pogradec in Albania is the oldest settlement in Europe; Palafits dating back over 8,500 years. The Lin peninsula and its ancient settlement are surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of Lake Ohrid, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We can visit Paleochristian basilica, and the remarkably preserved mosaic found within it, alternation of ancient ruins & communism bunker, part of history and natural beauty!

5.-National Park of Drilon

The Drilon National Park is just 6 km from the town center. It is a haven for nature lovers, with its lush forests, pristine rivers, and stunning waterfalls. Visitors can enjoy hiking, fishing, picnicking, and birdwatching in this beautiful park. The park is home to many rare species of birds, including the Dalmatian Pelican, making it a popular spot for birdwatchers. The park is also home to the famous Drilon Springs, a series of natural springs that bubble up from the ground and form a small lake.


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