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From Tirana: Gjirokaster and Blue eye in one day

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Discover UNESCO treasure: Journey from Tirana to Gjirokaster's ancient town and the stunning Blue Eye on a captivating day tour through Albania.


  • Delve into Gjirokaster's rich cultural heritage.
  • Step back in time at the Ethnographic Museum.
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant bazaar atmosphere.
  • Witness the astonishing turquoise waters of the Blue Eye.


Embark on an extraordinary day tour from Tirana to Gjirokaster, commencing at 7 am. Our first stop will be the iconic Gjirokaster Castle, perched atop a hill and offering panoramic views of the city. Explore its ancient walls, towers, and secret passages, as you unravel the stories of its rich history. Next, we'll meander through the bustling bazaar, a vibrant hub where locals display their traditional crafts and goods. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere, browse through unique souvenirs, and savor the local flavors at charming cafes. Continuing our journey, we'll visit the renowned Ethnographic Museum, housed in a well-preserved Ottoman-era building. Step back in time as you wander through its rooms, adorned with traditional furniture, costumes, and artifacts, providing a glimpse into the region's cultural heritage. Our exploration continues with a visit to Zekate House, a splendid example of traditional Ottoman architecture. Admire its intricate woodwork, vibrant frescoes, and elegant interiors, showcasing the opulent lifestyle of a bygone era. Leaving the city behind, we'll venture towards the captivating Blue Eye, a natural spring of astonishing beauty. Marvel at the crystal-clear turquoise waters as they gush from the depths of the earth, creating a mesmerizing spectacle. Take a moment to soak in the tranquility of this enchanting oasis. As the day draws to a close, we'll make our way back to Tirana, cherishing the memories of this immersive journey through Gjirokaster's rich history, vibrant culture, and the breathtaking allure of the Blue Eye.


Hotel pickup and drop-off Professional English-speaking tour guide The guide accompanies you throughout the entire journey Private transportation with air-conditioned vehicle Custom duration and different stops as you wish

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