Albania tour from Corfu
Join a trip to the mysterious and adventurous country of Albania.
The trip starts at the port of Corfu. After a simple passport control, this little cruise leads us through the narrow pass between Corfu and the mainland to the biggest port in the south of Albania ""Agioi Saranda"".
In Albania you will be welcomed the local guides. Your tour leads along a scenic coastal road to the highlight of the excursion ""the ancient city of Butrint"", about 20 km outside of Agioi Saranda. Butrint is a Unesco World Heritage since 1997.
Archaeologically, the city was discovered in the 20s. Excavations are carried out to this day. It is one of the most beautiful ancient excavations of the Mediterranean area. With beautiful monuments, temples with mosaic floors, large fortifications, an ancient theatre with its excellent acoustics, it travels the visitor 2500 years back. After the approximately 1 ½-hour visit of Butrints you will have a coffee break in the typically Albanian Caffe Livia. (Stay about 30 minutes, drinks not included). Throughout the excursion, the guides will explain the Albanian customs, history and todays life in Albania.
Then tour leads into the Albanian hinterland with the wild nature and the imposing mountains.
After the lunch break and a ride of about 15 minutes, you will visit to the port city of Agioi Saranda with its beautiful harbour promenade and the numerous cafes.
Stay about 1½ hours. The beautiful return by boat to Corfu town offers another experience.
• Visit the ancient site of Butrint
• Visit a typical Albanian café
• Enjoy your free time in the beautiful port city of Agioi Saranda
• Boat tickets
• Official guide, lunch
• 10,00 Euro port taxes per person