• Experience Albania’s hidden history and culture
• Explore the multicultural cities of Macedonia
• Visit the UNESCO sites of: Butrinti, Berat, Ohrid .
• Visit Athens, on the oldest and most important cities of Mediterranean
What you can expect
Day 1: Fly to Tirana.
Arrival of the group at the airport. Transfer airport – hotel (Tiranë). Visit Tirana with the local guide: Historical Center, Ethem Bey Mosque, Castle of Toptan etc.
Day 2: Tirana – Kruje – St. Naum – Ohrid
Transfer to Krujë where will visit the Castle and Skanderbeg Museum. Next we depart via the new highway to Elbasan and Ohrid (Macedonia) across the border of Tushemisht.
Day 3: Ohrid – Tetovo-Skopje
The journey continues to Skopje. There we will visit the Skopje fortress, the old Bazaar, ‘Alexander the Great’ Square, Mother Teresa Memorial.
Day 4: Skopje – Bitola – Florina – Edessa – Veria – Thessaloniki
We travel today to visit the archaeological center of ‘Heracleas’ which dates back to the period of Philip II of Macedonia.
Day 5: Thessaloniki – Larissa – Lamia – Athens
Today we travel to Athens En route we will have frequent breaks and possibility for visits as well.
Day 6: Athens – Corfu.
Today we travel from Athens to Corfu, with stops along the way. Accommodation at Hotel in Corfu.
Day 7: Corfu – Saranda – Butrint – Sarande
We embark the ferry line from Corfu to Saranda in Albania. The group meets with our travel agency representative in Saranda Port. After the border procedures we will be transferred to Butrinti Archeological Center, part of UNESCO Heritage List.
Day 8: Sarande – Gjirokastra – Apollonia – Berat
Today we will visit the city of Gjirokastra a UNESCO protected site. There will will have the chance the Ethnographic museum and the Castle. Next we are transferred to the Archaeological centre of Apolonia, near Fier. In the afternoon we arrive in Berat, another UNESCO site in Albania. Tonight in Berat we will take a walk through Mangalem quarter which has given that distinctive look to the city.
Day 9: Berat – Durres – Tirane
This morning we drive to the castle of Berat to visit this amazing site which dates back to 4th century BC. We will take a tour of the castle and end our visit in the Onufri Museum.
Day 10: Transfers Hotel – Airport
Breakfast in Tirana. Free time for visits and shopping. Transfer to Airport.