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Gjirokastra Full-Day Tour

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Defined by its castle, roads paved with chunky limestone and shale, imposing slate roofed houses and views out to the Drina Valley, Gjirokastra is a magical hillside town. Immerse yourself in the local life, meet local people and you never will regret it.

Highlights

  • 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

Description

Visit the medieval bazaar and the Ottoman-style houses in the old part of the town, where you will see 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, have 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.

Includes

Entrance to the castle Entrance to Skenduli House Entrance to Ethnographic Museum Traditional coffee (ground in stone) and mountain tea
Food and additional drinks Transportation

Important Information

  • Comfortable shoes - there will be a lot of walking on uneven surfaces

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