Ardenica Monastery and Apollonia Antique ruins

On the way to Apolloni, we will have a visit to Ardenica Monastery. which was found in 1282 on the orders of Byzantine Emperor, and later our national hero Skenderbeg organized his wedding here and reunion the Albanians big families.

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Overview

On the way to Apolloni, we will have a visit to Ardenica Monastery. which was found in 1282 on the orders of Byzantine Emperor, and later our national hero Skenderbeg organized his wedding here and reunion the Albanians big families. The tour continues with a visit to 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. We will see its museum, Shen Meri Monastery and Church. Lunch Return to Durres. City tour and return to Deck.

AVAILABILITY

Activity Date :08/11/2018Change Dates

ACTIVITY DETAILS

  • TypeCity Tours and Sightseeing
  • Activity OperatorAlbania Explorer Tour Operator
  • Duration6 Hours
  • Available OnMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Starting PlaceMeeting at the Durres Port Terminal/Hotel (as per cruise/ship arrival time)
  • LevelEasy

INCLUSION(S) AND EXCLUSION(S)

  • Inclusion(s)

    · Local guide in English during all tour itinerary
    ·All transfers with modern AC cars/vans/bus

  • Exclusion(s)

    • Everything else not mentioned in "Inclusions"
      Lunch supplement 14 euro per person : 3 course menu
                                                                             1 local drink
                                                                             0.5 bottle of water
  • Terms and Conditions

    • Full payment (100%) to be done at the time of booking confirmation.

    • All tours/excursions are quoted based on minimum 2 persons.

    Activity
  • Land Activity