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8 Days Package at Residenca Primavera  Lalzy Bay Durres Albania starting from  Podgorica International Airport (180 Km)

Visit the Europe’s last corner starting from Podgorica Montenegro Airport: Beaches and beauty in Albania, the hidden bargain of the Balkans. Albania is a country on the shores of the Adriatic and Ionian Seas part of the Mediterranean; therefore this product is aimed at those who would like to combine a relaxing holiday on the beach with some cultural visits. The visits have been left on alternate days in order to give you the chance to relax after an intensive day tour before taking the next daytrip.

We have 2+1 bed room app 120m2 + balcony + 200m garden & 1 bed room apartments 1+1 bed room  55 m2 app

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    8 Days Package at Residenca Primavera  Lalzy Bay Durres Albania starting from  Podgorica International Airport (180 Km)

    Visit the Europe's last corner starting from Podgorica Montenegro Airport: Beaches and beauty in Albania, the hidden bargain of the Balkans. Albania is a country on the shores of the Adriatic and Ionian Seas part of the Mediterranean; therefore this product is aimed at those who would like to combine a relaxing holiday on the beach with some cultural visits. The visits have been left on alternate days in order to give you the chance to relax after an intensive day tour before taking the next daytrip.

    We have 2+1 bed room app 120m2 + balcony + 200m garden & 1 bed room apartments 1+1 bed room  55 m2 app

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • Transfers with Modern A/C private car/ bus or minibus with driver on tour
    • Good standard Accommodation at 3*, 4* hotels
    • All parking’s
    • Professional English-French-German-Italian-Russian or Spanish speaking local guide throughout the tour
    • All the museum entry fee
    1. Day 1 Podgorica Airport- Lalzi Bay

      Meet with our representative at Podgorica Airport and transfer to one of the best beach Private residence at Rezidenca Primavera Apartment for 7 nights

    2. Day 2 Lalzi Bay Rezidenca Primavera

      Free Time at your Rresidenca Primavera- Stay at Residences private beach where the sunbeds and Beach Umbrella are included for your family. Also you will have at your disposal and two Bicycles.

    3. Day 3 Lalzi Bay Rezidenca Primavera

      Meet our Guide at your Residenca and Drive to Cape-of-Rodon. This day will include a nice hike to Cape Rodoni and some relaxing time on the beach – visit the The Cape of Rodon or Cape of Skanderbeg is a rocky cape on the Adriatic Sea north of Durrës, Albania. On the Cape is the Rodoni Castle, built by Skanderbeg in 1463 and a Saint Anthony Church. After the victorious First Siege of Krujë the League of Lezhë decided to increase the fortifications for use against the Ottoman Empire. Skanderbeg chose the cape of Rodon as the location of the castle and construction began in 1450. The walls of the castle that was completed in c. 1452 had a length of 400m at that time. When the Siege of Krujë started in 1466 Skanderbeg retreated to Rodoni Castle from where he and his family, together with many people from Albania, were transported to Brindisi in 14 ships. According to Marin Barleti this castle was destroyed by Ottoman forces in 1467.In 1500 the castle was rebuilt by the Republic of Venice. Time for Lunch (fish restaurant) and relaxing on the beach. Back to Residenca Primavera.

    4. Day 4 Lalzi Bay Rezidenca Primavera – Kruja – Tirana

      After breakfast we drive to Kruja – a small characteristic town perched on a hill, centre of Albanian resistance against the Ottoman Turks under our national hero Scanderbeg. He kept them from crossing into Western Europe for 25 years, thus earning the title “Protector of Christianity” given by the Pope of the time. We will visit the Castle of Kruja, Scanderbeg Museum, one of the best kept museums in the country, a very rich Ethnographic Museum situated on an original house of the 17th century and the Old Bazaar. Then we have a characteristic Albanian lunch in Kruja. After lunch we depart for Tirana where we will be driving to see the main government buildings. Start the visit with the Nuclear Atomic Bunker called Bunk’Art 2, Then we will visit the Ethem Bey Mosque and Clock Tower which have become the postcard symbols of Tirana’s city centre. Afterwards we will visit the National Historic Museum with artefacts and testimony of our history from prehistoric times to present day. Afterwards we take a walk in the area known as the Blloku where the Communist elite used to have their villas. Now it is one of the trendiest areas of Tirana full of stylish bars, and clubs for the younger generations. After having a coffee in this trendy atmosphere you will drive back to your Residenca Primavera.

    5. Day 5 Lalzi Bay Rezidenca Primavera – Durres - Berat – Rezidenca Primavera

      After breakfast drive to Durres - One of Albania's oldest cities, the country's main sea port, the second largest industrial centre after Tirana. Durres lies on a small peninsula on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. The city was colonized by the Greeks in 627 B.C. Named Epidamnos, which later became Dyrrachium. From the Venetian Tower at the harbour the Medieval Town Wall leads to the amphitheatre (capacity 15,000 spectators) dating back to the 2nd century AD. and containing an early Christian Crypt with a rare wall mosaic. Between the 1st and 3rd centuries AD, Durres was an important port and trading centre on the Via Egnatia trading route between Rome and Byzantium (Istanbul). After a great number of earthquakes, the main part of old town sank into the sea or collapsed and was subsequently built over. Visit the Amphitheatre and the Archaeological Museum. Continue for Berat one of the most fascinating Albanian towns with a mixture of cultural influences and a UNESCO Heritage Site. Built almost all, in white on a slope of green with the river at its feet, it offers a striking view as soon as it becomes visible. It is famous for its white-washed houses with their many windows which seem to have been built on top of each other, that give it the nickname “town of a thousand windows”. The castle is the only one in Albania which still has houses and inhabitants within its walls. We will visit the Castle, Onufri Museum and several churches and mosques. Onufri was an Albanian master painter of the 16th century who painted many church icons in Albania and Greece and is famous for its red colour named after him. After visits at the castle we will sample the delicious cuisine of this town. After lunch drive back to Residenca Primavera.

    6. Day 6 Free Time at your Leisure Residence- Primavera

    7. Day 7 Free Time at your Leisure Residence- Primavera

    8. Day 8 Residence- Primavera –Podgorica Montenegro International Airport

      After breakfast free time at your Leisure before the transfer at Tirana International Airport

    Hotels, Farm Houses and Lodges

    Hotels in Albania

    Hotels in Albania are not to the same standard as those in the UK, EU or USA as tourism has not long been a major industry here. However, here are comfortable options and, in some places, very characterful places to stay. We use always the best possible selection boutique 3, 4 -star hotels BB, all en-suite. Below is a small selection of some of our favorite hotels in Albania.

    Hotel Vila Alba Tirana

    Situated in the heart of the Old Town, Vila Alba is a boutique-style hotel. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the property. A private parking area is reserved for all guests and is free of charge. Hotel Vila Alba All rooms at Vila Alba feature high ceilings and a combination of classical and modern design. They feature air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a safe and a minibar. Private bathroom provides a walk-in shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Some rooms have a balcony.

    Hotel Panorama Kruja

    Situated in the centre of Krujë, Hotel Panorama Kruje is set just 400 m from the historic fortress Kalaja e Krujes. The hotel features an on-site restaurant serving traditional Albanian specialties and offers free Wi-Fi and free garage parking. All rooms are air-conditioned and fitted with a flat-screen TV, a desk, a wardrobe and a private bathroom with a shower. Some rooms feature a balcony.

    Hotel Mangalemi - Berat

    A 3+ -star hotel built on the ruins of Turkish mansions in the historic centre of Mangalem Quarter, close to the town centre. Restaurant, bar, WiFi (free) and 15 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer, mini-bar and satellite TV.

    Hotel Brilant – Saranda

    This 4-star hotel is close to the town's main boulevard. Bar, WiFi (free) and 33 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer, mini-bar and satellite TV.

    Hotel Argjiro - Gjirokastra

    A modern 4-star hotel in traditional style. It is close to the castle and Ethnographic Museum. Restaurants, bar, WiFi (free) and 30 air-conditioned rooms with private facilities, hairdryer and satellite TV.

    Bujtina Leon Korca

    Set in a building with traditional features of the local architecture, Guest House Bujtina Leon is located in the centre of Korca. Featuring free Wi-Fi and free bike rental, it offers rooms and suites with an LCD cable TV. The property is situated behind the Orthodox Cathedral, in a street paved in cobble stone and surrounded by old houses. The reception area has a fireplace in front of which guests can enjoy wine, tea or homemade food. A common wooden terrace is also a good spot to relax. Likewise, a porch and a garden with flowers and oil lamps contribute to the specific ambiance of the guest house.

    TAB is specialized in cultural round trips and active tours such as, walking, Eco Tours, Jeep Tours and others. For all our tours and products please check ‘Tours’ and ‘Day trips’ in the main menu above.

    With a tailor-made tour, you can design your own itinerary and decide on your own preferred dates. You can use the itineraries on this website as a starting point to give you some interesting ideas and to show you what is possible. If you contact us with ideas and requirements, we can then customize an itinerary to fit your personal preferences and interests, available dates and budget. We know Albania and the Balkan countries very well and have years of experience in designing itineraries for our travelers. We are here to help you with creating your own special Albanian & Balkan holidays.

    We do our best to use accommodations that reflect the local area and the famous Albanian hospitality. During many years of operating we have established a trustworthy cooperation with small and bitter sized accommodation providers all around the country.

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