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Saranda Port- Butrint (Unesco Site)- Saranda Port
Book this shore excursion from the port of Saranda and enjoy a tour to the ancient city of Butrint, a World Heritage Site of great interest” Situated at the southern edge of the Albanian coast, and in a crossway of sea roads leading to the Mediterranean Sea, Saranda has always been an attractive prospect for people movements and settlements at different periods. The most famous testimony of this is the ancient city of Butrint a World Heritage Site. Situated in a beautiful peninsula, it also offers a beautiful natural site. We will visit the well-preserved ruins of the ancient city of Butrint and its museum hosted in the Venetian castle, Butrint: is a National park that includes a very well preserved archaeological area, an uncontaminated vegetation area of the Mediterranean, and has also a lake that is connected to the Ionian Sea by a natural channel. The wetlands around the lake are shelters for different animals and aquatic species in danger of extinction. The excavations and studies have proved that during the VII and the VI centuries BC. Butrint was a protourban centre. By the V century, BC Butrint has got the full form of an ancient city. During the VI century, the city was equipped with new buildings such as the theatre, the agora, the small, temple, and the stoa. The complex of the sanctuary of Asclepius forms the most magnificent part of the city. The main importance and magnificence of the Site were in the Roman period when the City has proclaimed a Roman Colony and used by the Roman aristocracy as a holiday destination. Even during late antiquity, Butrint maintained its importance. The construction of the Great Basilica and the baptistery dates to this period. The baptistery has the floor surface covered by a mosaic decoration of very fine processing, which is very well preserved. After the visit drive back to Saranda and the port.
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION / Saranda Port
The local guide will be waiting for you with TAB Sign
DEPARTURE TIME: The tour will depart at 09:30.
RETURN TIME: The tour will end approximately at 2/3 pm
Price and Information:
This tour is offered as a private tour!
- 55 Euro per person for a minimum of 7 participants
- 60 Euro per person for a minimum of 6 participants
- 65 Euro per person for a minimum of 5 participants
- 70 Euro per person for a minimum of 4 participants
- 75 Euro per person for a minimum of 3 participants
- 80 Euro per person for a minimum of 2 participants
- 120 Euro for 1 participant
- Language: Guide services, English, German, Italian, French, Russian, Spanish
- Transportation : With modern a/c vehicles
- Museum entry fees: Butrint Archeological site, Lekurasi Castle
- Guide/Driver gratuity
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