"Tirana Explorer" Walking Tour

This tour is good for getting a first impression of Tirana, it will quickly give you an orientation of the city, it includes its history, architecture and other information.




It is a great pleasure to visit Tirana during all seasons. The city attracts visitors from all over the world. The tourists reach here to have a look over the ancient historical architectures and monuments that remain intact in the heart of the city. Tirana is the capital of Albania and enjoys a beautiful setting between the ranges of Dajti Mountain from one side and the coastal plains on the other one. Tirana is 110 m above sea level. Tirana is on the same parallel as Naples, Madrid and Istanbul and on the same meridian as Budapest and Krakow. The city of Tirana, is located on a plain on the site of a Byzantine fortress and has been the capital since 1920. Tirana is a city in the grip of change, a city moving forwards despite a harsh past and an economically rocky present. We start the tour exploring National Museum (the huge mosaic on front represent the Albanian history development and the stages of this development are presented on respective pavilions). Than we continue to see Skanderbeg Square (Photo stop at Skanderbeg’s Monument), Mosque of Ethem Bey (built on 1824), the Clock Tower (built on 1822), National Art Gallery, the mean government buildings, catholic and orthodox cathedrals, the Pyramid, Blloku (The most beautiful and protected zone were the ex-communist leaders families lived), Archeological Museum (there are presented many archeological discoveries since the Stone Age up to the Medieval), Grand Park, and lunch at one of the bests restaurants from Albanian Cooking’s. End of tour. Tour Key points: National Historical Museum, Skenderbeg’s Square (photo stop at Skanderbeg’s Monument – Albanian National Hero), Palace of Culture, Mosque of Haxhi E’them Bey (built in 1924), Sahati (clock) tower (built in 1830), The bridge “Ura Tabakeve” (belongs to the 18th Century), Government buildings in “National’ Heroes” boulevard, Galery of Fine Arts, catholic/orthodox cathedrals, the Pyramid, Blloku (The most beautiful and protected zone were the ex-communist leaders families lived.)


Activity Date :06/05/2019Change Dates


  • TypeCity Tours and Sightseeing City Tours and Sightseeing
  • Activity OperatorAlbania Explorer Tour Operator
  • Duration3 Hours
  • Available OnMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Starting PlaceDirect at your hotel, or in front of Opera (city center)
  • LevelEasy


  • Inclusion(s)

    - Local guide in one from major foreign languages during all tour itinerary,

    Point of Departure: 
    Direct at your hotel, or in front of Opera (city center)
  • Exclusion(s)

    Everything else not mentioned in "Inclusions".

  • Terms and Conditions

    • Tour is quoted based on a min number of 2 participants, for this reason if there will be only one participant there will be also an extra charge of +90%.
    • 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.
  • Land Activity