Albanian Riviera

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    Jale beach

 

Albanian Riviera 

8 days

Paradise found!

The Albanian Riviera has so many heaven beaches that you start to forget the names.

In this laid-back tour, immerse yourself in inimitable culture, amazing food and natural wonders. Sunbathe in deserted beaches and relax in seaside villages. Get ready to dine surrounded by pine trees in Llogara National Park, sip coffee listening to the music of waterfalls in Borsh and firm your eyes in the natural spring lake of “Blue Eye”.

Max group size: 16 travelers

Tour pace: You will walk for about 1 hour daily across mostly flat terrain.

 

 

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Expert Tour Director

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Local cuisine

 

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Seaside hotels

 

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Sightseeing with local guide

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Private transport

 

 

Your tour includes :                   Your tour highlights :

  • 7 nights in handpicked hotels
  • Breakfast daily, 7 three-course meals
  • Multilingual Tour Director
  • Private deluxe motor coach
  • Guided sightseeing and select entrance fees
  • Everyday different, stunning, sun-kissed beaches
  • The hypnotic spring of “Blue Eye”
  • A stroll through Albanian history in Butrint and Lekursi Castle
  • The fresh seafood in the Southern Coast and mind-relaxing sight in Llogara National Park

 

 

 

 

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Tirane  1 night

 

Day 1: Travel day

C:UsersErand JucjaAppDataLocalMicrosoftWindowsINetCacheContent.WordCutlery-52.png Included meals: Dinner

 

Airport pick-up service available throughout the day (included).

Welcome to Albania! Get settled in the hotel and for those of you not too tired, there is a

Guided walking tour of the city center before a welcome cocktail in the evening.

 

Himare 3 nights

Day 2: Himare via Llogara National Park

Cutlery-52 Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Make your way to Himare and the Albanian Riviera by way of Llogara National Park, where a delicious lunch among pine trees welcomes you.

  • Play with deer and relax in the vivid green park while sipping mountain tea.

Enjoy e free evening in the seaside village of Himara.

 

 

 

Day 3: The poshest cove of Jale

Cutlery-52 Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Transfer to Jale and set out to explore and relax in one that is considered the best beach of the South Coast. In the evening, head back to Himare to enjoy dinner by the sea.

  • Optional Midnight Excursion: Havana Club in Dhermi (available on tour)

 

 

 

Day 4: Llaman Beach & Ali Pasha Castle

Cutlery-52 Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Transfer to Llaman beach, through snakey seaside road where it will unveil e well protected bay with a gravel beach and turquoise waters.

Enjoy a relaxed beach day until the late afternoon, where en route to Himara, you will stop and explore the Ali Pasha Castle with your Tour Director.

  • Marvel at the architecture and listen to entertaining legends about the man who build it, Ali Pashe Tepelena.

 

 

 

Sarande 2 nights

 

Day 5: Sarande via Bunec Beach

Cutlery-52 Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Leave Himara for the seaside town of Saranda. Stop en route to the idyllic beach of Bunec.

  • Enjoy snorkeling, exploring underwater caves.
  • Relax swimming, sunbathing and having Albanian style refreshing”: Raki and fruits.

Transfer to Saranda in the late afternoon.

Celebrate your beach day with a seafood based dinner by the Ionian Sea, enjoying Saranda’s sunset.

 

 

Day 6: Ksamil Islands & Castle of Lekuresit

Cutlery-52 Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

 

Set off for a beach day at Ksamil Islands. Travel by boat to the Twin Islands close by, where you will have them practically all to yourselves to explore, swim, sunbathe and enjoy food and drinks at small cafés and restaurant on the Islands.

Spend your afternoon in Ksamil or Add an Excursion.

  • Optional Excursion­: Unesco recognized Butrint Archaeological Park. (available on tour)

Enjoy dinner and a sightseeing tour in the Castle of Lekuresit, where a superb view stretches at sunset over Saranda and Butrint Lagoon.

  • Optional Excursion: Midnight transfer to Mango Beach Club. (available on tour)

 

 

 

Day 7: Tirane via “Blue Eye” spring

Cutlery-52 Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch,

 

On the road to Tirane, stop at the “Blue Eye” spring.

  • Marvel at the hypnotic waters and hundreds shades of blue.
  • Explore the park’s communist ruins while listening to the calming sound of the river, crossing it.

Enjoy lunch at the “cold water” of Tepelene, Albanian’s most famous mineral water fountain.

En route to Tirane, pit stop in Lushnje for a “byrek break” for one of the best places there is for byrek.

 

 

Day 8: Departure day

Cutlery-52 Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

 

Transfer to the airport for your return flight home.

 

 


639 € / person

       Was €749 - now only €80 a day

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