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Day 1

Tirana Airport- Tirana

Meet with our Guide and drive to Tirana. An evening welcome dinner Traditional restaurant
Overnight at Hotel Oxford

Day 2

Arrive-- Tirana – Mullet Vilage – Tirana

Depending on the time of arrival in Tirana, we may do a short city tour before or after checking in at the hotel. Begin the Tour of Tirana City. It starts with a visit at Skanderbeg Square, followed by a stop at the Mosque of Et`hem Bey, built-in 1793. The Opera House (National Theatre of Opera and Ballet) looks over Scanderbeg Square. A walk in the main boulevard provides a close sight of the City Hall and several Governmental buildings In the evening, we’ll have dinner at a traditional restaurant and then explore the nightlife of Tirana, walking in the ex-block area where the villas of the communist's leaders are still standing next to trendy boutiques, expensive jewelers shops, and active local pubs. Dinner in a traditional restaurant with a rustic setting and the first taste of Albania’s culinary delights. The cuisine of mid-Albania has strong Ottoman, Greek & Italian influences. Overnight in Tirana Hotel Oxford or Hotel Nano resort in Mullet Village

Day 3

Mullet- Kruja- Fushe- Kruja

Early wake up in the morning and see the daily morning farm work with the Farm people. Breakfast, we will drive to Tirana. A few km from Tirana we will stop to visit a Bio farm and a bio winery (Uka Farm) where we will have lunch on the farm also we will try some different bio wines. Continue to Fushe Kruja where you will visit the family house, meet with the local people and try our National spirit Rakia. Drive to Kruja–one of the biggest cities in Northern Albania is the “City of history” and the best known as the hometown of Albanian’s National Hero Gjergj Kastrioti Skanderbeg. Visit the Castle, Skanderbeg Museum and Ethnographic Museum. After the visit to the castle, is free for you to explore Kruja’s old bazaar with authentic and antique shops. Overnight at Hotel Panorama Kruja, Possible to organize a traditional night with folk music & Dancers

Day 4

Kruja- Lezha- Fishta Village – Shkodra

This morning after preparing and eating breakfast with the Albanian Family drive to Lezha where will visit the Memorial of Skanderbeg – visits of the Castle, After we will drive to the Village of Fishta where we will visit the Kallmet winery, where we can try some different wine from the unique Kallmet grapes, After we will go and visit the most famous farm in that regions ‘’Mrizi I Zanave’’ farm & Restaurant where we will spend. Here we will have walking around the village area meet with local people etc. Overnight in Mrrizi Zanave- Drive to Shkodra and Overnight at Hotel Tradita, Here we will try the finest way of cooking and enjoying a rich traditional Dinner at Tradita Restaurant

Day 5

Shkodra-Rreshen Winery Arberi – Rubik

After breakfast starts the visits in Shkodra, Shkodra has been an important city for Albania for over 2,000 years. Once part of the Venetian empire, the Italian influence is everywhere evident in Shkodra, ss tour of the town. Including the old town, the Catholic cathedral, the Rozafa Castle. Drive to Rreshen for making a visit and decocting wines in one of the best Albanian winery’s Winery Arberi, where we will try different red, white wines & Raki Kallmet, Shesh i Bardhe, Kallmet Riserva, Raki Rrushi. Then drive to Rubik. We will stay overnight at Ethno Hotel Marubi where we can try a traditional chicken on the spit and other traditional dishes.

Day 6

Rubik-.– Rodon Cape – Duka Winery – Huqi Agrotourism

After breakfast drive to Lalzi Bay, drive on the rolling hills by the Adriatic coastline, enjoying the view, till you reach Cape or Rodon, which is an area of outstanding natural beauty and relaxation, with castles and churches infused with fascinating histories. Visit Skanderbeg Castle and the Church of St. Anthony. Drive to Duka Winery to have a wine tasting and winery tour. Eating lunch in the Duka Restaurant located by a lake surrounded by vineyards will make the lunch an unforgettable experience.- Then we drive to Huqi Agrotourism in the countryside where you are going to be accommodated, surrounded by a peaceful green environment. Overnight at Agriturism Huqi.

Day 7

Lalzy BAY- Durres- Berat

After breakfast drive to Durres, Then you will be transferred towards the city of Durres. Durres, otherwise known as antique Dyrrah, due to its geographic and climatic position took a strategic place on the eastern shores of the Adriatic and in the region of southern Illyria. The tour of the Durres Old Town will include the ruins of the town forum, roman baths, city center, town hall, Roman Amphitheater, byzantine walls, Venetian tower, and archaeological museum with a panoramic display of discoveries and urban planning of this once important city. After the tour continues your trip towards the beautiful city of Berat. On the way, you stop in the charming Çobo Winery settled scenically at the base of Mount Tomorri, in the rolling hills that surround the city of Berat for a traditional Albanian wine tasting. The tour will include an extensive viewing of the wine-making process and detailed explanations that paint a glowing picture of the family’s history and the origins of their wines. After the tour of the grounds, guests are invited to share a glass of wine and exchange stories with a member of the Çobo family while enjoying a variety of homemade Albanian cheeses and locally-grown olives. Then you leave the winery and head towards Berat. This city is one of the oldest and the pride of Albanian architecture. Berat, known as the city of ‘one thousand windows’ is a treasure of Albanian history, culture and a testament to the country’s tradition of religious harmony. Overnight in Berat.

Day 8

Berat- Tirana Airport

After breakfast at the hotel, you will start your tour of Berat. The three major neighborhoods of the old city are Mangalemi, Gorica, and Kala where the castle itself is located. You will start your tour with the castle area. Visiting the ‘Kala’ involves a steep walk up a cobbled path, but those who make it to the top will be rewarded with a fine view of the surrounding area. You will visit the Museum of Iconography ‘Onufri’ which bears the name of the renowned fresco- and icon-painter Onufri, who has left a rich inheritance. This museum is located within the cathedral of St. Mary’s Assumption. You will also visit the Red Mosque, recognized by its lonely minaret and St. Trinity Church. After the fortress, you will visit the Mangalemi quarter and the National Ethnographic Museum. This museum is located in one of the most characteristic and interesting houses of the town, a rich assemblage of traditional objects (more than 1000) and is one of the greatest examples of Berat’s long history and culture. Transfer to Tirana Airport. End of the services.

  • 7 nights’ accommodation, Food tasting, food lecture, tea tasting, Meals with wines and beverages, Market visit, farm visit, cooking experiences, Enjoy typical cuisine in different parts of Albania, Historic landmarks Unesco site tours, Daily breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Transfers from and to Airport
  • All the transfers with modern a/c vehicles/throughout the tour
  • Experienced English, German, French, Italian, Russian, Polish. Speaking tour guide/driver (separate driver and guide only for 7 or more participants)
  • All taxes
  • Flight Tickets
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities/Tip to Driver/Guide

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