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From Tirana: Full-Day Tour to Gjirokastra1 Reviews
Explore Gjirokastra on this day tour from Tirana. Visit this magical hillside town, immerse yourself in local life, and meet local people.
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- Be introduced to the most fascinating monuments and heritage sites in the city
- Visit Gjirokastra Castle
- Taste coffee ground in a stone pot
- Visit Skenduli house and the Ethnographic Museum
DescriptionBegin your day tour with a transfer from Tirana. Once there, visit the medieval bazaar and the Ottoman-style houses in the old part of the town. Witness artisan women making handmade doilies, carving wood or silver and other guild shops in the narrow cobbled stone streets of this suburb. While visiting people in their homes, traditional coffee (ground in stone) and mountain tea will be served. You will also visit Gjirokastra city, the castle and much more. Later, you will have the chance to taste the typical local food cooked by local women. You will also visit the Skenduli House, you'll most likely be shown around by Mr Skenduli himself. The house was built around the year 1700 and has many fascinating features. Later, you will visit the Ethnographic Museum. In the end, you will enjoy free time around the city.
IncludesEntrance to the castle Entrance to Skenduli House Entrance to Ethnographic Museum Traditional coffee (ground in stone) and mountain tea
- Comfortable shoes - there will be a lot of walking on uneven surfaces