After picking up the hotel, you will be driven to the city of Shkoder, the third largest town in Albania, located 95 Km North of Tirana. Known for the culture, tradition and natural beauty, this city offers a touristic diversity that is rarely found in any other city in Albania: with rivers, lakes, lagoons and mountains which make Shkodra an unforgettable destination in Albania. Shkodra is rich in cultural heritage; the city itself as well as the people bears the pride that the large number of artists, musicians, painters, photographers, poets, and writers born here strove to create. Built on a rocky hill overlooking the city, by the rivers of Buna and Drini, you will find the most important monument of Shkoder: The Castle of Rozafa. After visiting the Castle area, you will have the chance to explore the Leaden Mosque and Catholic Church and notice the diverse religious elements and architecture. Possibility to stroll through the local bazaar of Shkoder, get a glimpse of Albanian traditions and maybe buy a souvenir.
This day trip starts and ends in Tirana