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Discover the Legends: Kruja Castle & Sari Salltik
A captivating journey through Albanian history and culture on a full-day tour from Tirana. Explore Kruja Castle, visit Skanderbeg Museum, wander the Old Bazaar, and discover the mystical Sari Salltik
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- Explore Skanderbeg's Heroic Legacy at Kruja Castle
- Engage in Old Bazaar's Diverse Artistic Expressions
- Ascend to Spiritual Heights at Sari Salltik Mountain
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DescriptionEmbark on an enchanting day trip, 'Discover the Legends: Kruja Castle, Old Bazaar & Sari Salltik Cave,' from the vibrant heart of Tirana. Uncover the heroic legacy of Albania's national icon, Skanderbeg, as you explore the historic Kruja Castle, home to the Skanderbeg Museum. Immerse yourself in the captivating tales of resistance against the Ottomans in the 15th century. Itinerary: 1. Kruja Castle and Skanderbeg Museum: Begin your adventure at the iconic Kruja Castle, where the Skanderbeg Museum takes center stage. Delve into the heroic history of Skanderbeg, perusing artifacts such as his helmet and sword. Discover the flags of families who stood alongside this national hero during the valiant struggle against the Ottomans. 2. Old Bazaar Arts and Crafts: Step into the vibrant ambiance of the Old Bazaar, where local artists display their talents. Hunt for unique souvenirs, including intricate handicrafts, weaving the modern artistic spirit with age-old traditions. 3. Sari Salltik Cave - A Spiritual Climax: Conclude your day at the sacred Tekke of Sari Salltik, atop the Sarisalltik mountain. A holy place of the Baktashi order, this site holds the legendary tale of St. Sari Salltik, interwoven with historical narratives. Explore the cave with its sacred fountain, adjacent Masjid, and panoramic views from the 'balcony of the Adria.' Activity Conclusion: As the day draws to a close, you'll be transported back to Tirana, filled with the legends of Skanderbeg, the echoes of the Old Bazaar, and the spiritual energy of Sari Salltik Cave. Whether dropped off at your hotel for a seamless return or in a central location for further exploration, this day trip promises an unforgettable immersion into Albania's cultural heritage. 'Discover the Legends' and create lasting memories of Kruja, the Old Bazaar, and the enduring legacy of the national hero, Skanderbeg.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off Private transportation English-speaking tour guide Entry fees to Kruja Castle and museums Visit to Sari Salltik Cave Souvenir shopping at the Old Bazaar Bottle of water for refreshment
- Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Dress appropriately for the weather; the mountain climate can vary. The Old Bazaar offers diverse shopping opportunities; bring local currency for purchases. Be prepared for varying weather conditions; bring suitable clothing and accessories. Some areas may not be wheelchair accessible; please consider mobility concerns. Souvenirs and additional purchases at the Old Bazaar are not included in the tour price. Ensure you have local currency for any personal expenses during the tour.