Apollonia Ancient Ruins day trip

Apollonia, founded in 588 BC and taken by Aristotle as a model in his analysis of oligarchy, because of its distinct and separate Greek and Illyrian communities. It was a vital stronghold in Caesar's civil war with Pompey and also important in early Christian history with its bishop attending the councils of Ephesus and Chlalkis in 431 and 451 AD. Visit to its museum, Shen Meri Monastery and Church.

Overview

 

Apollonia (UNESCO candidate), founded by Pelasgian-Illyrians, and mentioned in ancient documetns since 588 BC and taken by Aristotle as a model in his analysis of oligarchy, because of its distinct and separate Greek and Illyrian communities. It was a vital stronghold in Caesar's civil war with Pompey and also important in early Christian history with its bishop attending the councils of Ephesus and Chlalkis in 431 and 451 AD.

 
Visit to its museum, Shen Meri Monastery and Church, Arch of Triumph, Forum, Agora, Theater, etc.

AVAILABILITY

Activity Date :01/06/2019Change Dates

ACTIVITY DETAILS

  • TypeDay Trips/Excursions Day Trips/Excursions
  • Activity OperatorAlbania Explorer Tour Operator
  • Duration7 Hours
  • Available OnMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Starting PlaceTirana hotel pick up / drop off.
  • LevelEasy

INCLUSION(S) AND EXCLUSION(S)

  • Inclusion(s)

    - Local guide in one from major foreign languages during all tour itinerary 
    - Transport with car/minivan
    - Hotel pick up & return.


    Point of Departure:
    Direct at your hotel in Tirana.
  • Exclusion(s)

    - Anything else not mentioned in "Inclusions".

  • Terms and Conditions

    • Price listed is per person, and is quoted based on a minimum number of 2 participants. To operate the tour with only with 1 participant there is an extra charge of 90%, and/or to operate the tour for groups of 3-5 participants there will be a discount of 30%; If there are 6-7 participants there will be a discount of 50%, If there are 8-10 participants there will be a discount of 70%; If there are 11-15 participants there will be a discount of 80%. For groups with more participants please contact us for special rate.
    • Tour Operator reserve the right to postpone (with the approval of client) or to cancel the service, in cases when required minimum participants is not guaranteed, or other subjective reasons. If service is canceled by Tour Operator, then 100% of booking fee will be refunded to respective customer.