This journey will take you across some of the most interesting places in Western Balkan. Discover Albania, Macedonia & Greece in this 10 day tour.
Visit Saint Naum in Ohrid, a pilgrim site and a venerated place for the Macedonians and Slavic people.
Take a walk in the multicultural city of Skopje, Experience the Ancient Macedonia as you visit the archeological site of Heraclea Lyncestis.
Visit Athens, one of the most fascinating cities of Mediterranean. Learn what makes special Berat and Butrinti in Albania, enlisted in the UNESCO Heritage list.
- What Will You DoDay 1: Fly to Tirana
Arrival of the group at the airport. Transfer airport –hotel (Tiranë). Visit Tirana with the local guide: Historical Center, Ethem Bey Mosque, Castle of Toptan etc.
Day 2: Tirana –Kruje –St. Naum –Ohrid
Transfer to Krujë where will visit the Castle and Skanderbeg Museum. Next we depart via the new highway to Elbasan and Ohrid (Macedonia) across the border of Tushemisht. Before reaching Ohrid we visit the Monastery of Saint Naum. When in Ohrid we will visit the fortress of Tsar Samuel, the church of St. John in Kaneo etc.
Day 3: Ohrid –Tetovo-Skopje
The journey continues to Skopje. There we will visit the Skopje fortress, the old Bazaar, ‘Alexander the Great’ Square, Mother Teresa Memorial.
Day 4: Skopje –Bitola –Florina –Edessa –Veria –Thessaloniki
We travel today to visit the archaeological center of ‘Heracleas’ which dates back to the period of Philip II of Macedonia. After we arrive in Thessaloniki we take a tour of the historical center.
Day 5: Thessaloniki –Larissa –Lamia –Athens
Today we travel to Athens Enroute we will have frequent breaks and possibility for visits as well. Accommodation at the hotel. Dinner in a local restaurant with traditional ‘’Bouzouki’ music.
Day 6: Athens –Corfu.
Today we travel from Athens to Corfu, with stops along the way. Accommodation at Hotel in Corfu. Visit of Corfu citadel , Achilles Museum, the old town. Dinner and overnight in Corfu.
Day 7: Corfu –Saranda –Butrint –Sarande
We embark the ferry line from Corfu to Saranda in Albania. The group meets with our travel agency representative in Saranda Port. After the border procedures we will be transferred to Butrinti Archeological Center, part of UNESCO Heritage List. Next we visit also the tourist center of Ksamili.
Day 8: Sarande –Gjirokastra –Apollonia –Berat
Today we will visit the city of Gjirokastra a UNESCO protected site. There will will have the chance the Ethnographic museum and the Castle. Next we are transferred to the Archaeological centre of Apolonia, near Fier. In the afternoon we arrive in Berat, another UNESCO site in Albania. Tonight in Berat we will take a walk through Mangalem quarter which has given that distinctive look to the city.
Day 9: Berat –Durres –Tirane
This morning we drive to the castle of Berat to visit this amazing site which dates back to 4th century BC. We will take a tour of the castle and end our visit in the Onufri Museum. After the visits we drive to Durres to visit the Roman Amphitheatre which goes back to 2nd century AD. Arrival in Tirana, the Albanian capital and accommodation in the hotel. Next we take a short walking tour of Tirana.
Day 10: Transfers Hotel –Airport
Breakfast in Tirana. Free time for visits and shopping. Transfer to Airport.
- What To Expect- Experience Albania’s hidden history and culture
- Explore the multicultural cities of Macedonia
- Visit the UNESCO sites of: Butrinti, Berat, Ohrid .
- Visit Athens, on the oldest and most important cities of Mediterranean
- What Is Included- 9 nights accommodation in 3* – 4* hotels.
- 8 lunches in traditional restaurants.
- 9 dinners in hotel restaurants and local traditional restaurants.
- Transportation by minibuses or buses for 10 days.
- Driver costs in sngl room FB.
- Albanian Tourguide in English language for 10 days.
- Assistant Guide: In Ohrid, Skopje, Thessaloniki, Athens, Corfu.
- Assistance of Albanian travel agency during the 10-day Balkan tour
- What Is Not Included- 150 euro per single supplement
- Everything that is not mentioned above