DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Durres, Albania / Vlora, Orikum
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive by 8:15 AM for a prompt departure at 8:30 AM.
RETURN TIME Approximately 6:30 PM.
WEAR
INCLUDED
Admission ticket
Traditional coffee (grinded in stone) and mountain tea drinks
NOT INCLUDED
Food and drinks

 

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Vlora and Orikum Full Day Trip from Durres

The seafront towns of Vlora and Orikum are two of the most visited destinations along the Albanian Riviera, and lie just two hours south of Durres. On this tour, stop to admire views of Narta Lagoon, discover the fascinating history of Vlora as you visit Muradiut Mosque, Vlore Castle, and Kuzum Baba, then explore the beautiful beaches and ancient Roman ruins of Orikum. Your 9/10-hour tour starts in the morning at the agreed meeting point. Transfer to Vlora (about 2 hours). Before you enter the city there will be a stop to visit the Bizantin Monastery of Zvernec situated in island within the Narta Lagoon. Then, there will be a visit to the city of Vlora in the places of greatest interest, you will visit the place where was Vlore Castle was built in 1531 by Sultan Suleiman to protect Vlore from attack from the army of Venetia, which was destroyed to built the Vlora stadium, the museum of the city and Muradiut Mosque, built in 1542. Kuzum Baba is a natural terrace, located on a hill above the city of Vlore. You leave Vlora to visit another very interesting archaeological site, the Roman excavation of Orikum (Oricum) within the former Albanian naval military base called “Pashaliman” which is now a NATO base immersed in the beautiful lagoon (with document input ID).

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