Durres Day Trip

Durres city lies on the Adriatic coast and is main commercial port of Albania. Durres, Albania's second largest city was known formerly as Durrahium and is one of the oldest towns in the country.

Overview

 

Durres city lies on the Adriatic coast and is main commercial port of Albania. Durres, Albania's second largest city was known formerly as Durrahium and is one of the oldest towns in the country. Legend says that it was founded by Epidamnos, the Illyrian King of the area, who called it by his own name and named the port area after his grandson, Dyrrah. It was for centuries the largest port on the Adriatic, and the start of the Via Egnatia to Constantinople/Istanbul. We visit the Roman amphitheater (20,000 seats capacity the largest one in the Balkans) and the Archaeological Museum, situated near the sea and rich in objects excavated in Durres. We also visit the Roman Baths behind the Aleksander Moisiu Theatre on the central square. Than we see the Palace of the former King Zog. Return to Tirana

AVAILABILITY

Activity Date :01/06/2019Change Dates

ACTIVITY DETAILS

  • TypeCity Tours and Sightseeing City Tours and Sightseeing
  • Activity OperatorAlbania Explorer Tour Operator
  • Duration5 Hours
  • Available OnMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Starting PlaceAt Hotel reception in Tirana
  • LevelEasy

INCLUSION(S) AND EXCLUSION(S)

  • Inclusion(s)

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

  • Exclusion(s)

    - Everything 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.