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Shkodra It is a pearl hidden in the heart of Albania. The city of Shkoder Albania is one of the oldest cities in the Mediterranean area. Shkodra is the fourth biggest city in Albania by territories and by population as well. Shkodra is bordered by Montenegro where the countries share the lake that also holds the name of the city - Shkoder Lake. Shkodra is a must-visit for the ones that love the beauty of nature, great food, fine wine, and the charm of history.

Tour Program

Departing from Tirana at 9 am from your Hotel or in front of our office, drive to Shkodra around 2 hrs drive. Shkodra was the capital of an important Illyrian Kingdom in the 3rd century BC, with its center where the Rozafa fortress is situated today upon entry into the modern city. Shkodra was also the center of the Roman Catholic minority in Albania due to its traditional centuries-old ties with Venice. Italian architecture is present also in the buildings of the beginning of the 20th century. We will take a walk in the newly renovated pedestrian area of Italian and Austrian architectural influences, testimony to this town's historic links with both these countries. Before turning back to Tirana, stop for a short visit to Lezhe. Here you can visit the tomb of the Albanian National Hero - Skanderbeg. Then we will continue with the visit to a church dedicated to Shen Andon of Padova (Shen Ndou). An important place for the Catholics and the rest,

Duration: 11/hour(s)

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION  From your  hotel or from our Office Tours Albania & Balkans

Str, Luigj Gurakuqi 2 , 1017, Tiranë, Albania

DEPARTURE TIME: The tour will depart at 07:30. Please be there 10 minutes in advance

RETURN TIME: The tour will end approximately at 20:00

Price and Information:

This tour is offered as a private tour!

Private tours can be done any day of the year according to your needs.  For private tours, we can offer pick-ups in Tirana or from other spots

Payment Options: We accept bank transfers, PayPal and we have a debit terminal/POS available at our Office to accept Debit, VISA, and MasterCard payments (please keep in mind that 4% of the total will be added for the latter option.)  We can also accept cash payments where applicable.

Prices on Request 

  • Language: Guide services, English, German, Italian, French, Russian, Spanish 
  • Transportation  : With modern a/c vehicles
  • Museum entry fees: Rozafa Castle, Skanderbeg tomb
  • Lunch
  • Guide/Driver gratuity

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