During this day not only will we enjoy the marvelous scenery that Albanian Riviera offers, but we will also can visit some of the castles established there.
The first stop is the coastal town of Himara. We are going to visit monuments and historic, cultural and religious constructions. 2/3 floor-buildings built with carved stone are another characteristic of the area.
Himara castle, which is established on a hill of area. Monuments to be visited inside the castle are Sergji and Baku’s church (Paleoepiskopia), all Saints’ church, Tano Jorgji Goros’ house, The Ancient Tower on the south side, Ancient Walls on the northeastern side, medieval Entrance and medieval Tower (Barbakaja) etc.
Later Porto Palermo tectonic peninsula will be visited where the famous castle of Ali Pashe Tepelena is situated. Porto Palermo Castle is in the bay with the same name on the coast of the Ionian Sea in southern Albania. It is founded in a very nice position in Porto Palermo peninsula (in antiquity known as Panorma’s bay).
Afterwards we set off towards the coastal city Saranda
Lekursi castle is established on the highest spot of Saranda. It was built in the XV century during Sulejman Pasha’s war against Corfu.
This day trip starts and ends in Dhermi