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Castle, Cuisine and Culture in Shkodër
Castle, Cuisine and Culture in Shkodër
Castle, Cuisine and Culture in Shkodër
Castle, Cuisine and Culture in Shkodër
Castle, Cuisine and Culture in Shkodër
Castle, Cuisine and Culture in Shkodër
Castle, Cuisine and Culture in Shkodër
Castle, Cuisine and Culture in Shkodër

Castle, Cuisine and Culture in Shkodër




Explore Shkoder's rich history and culture.
Tour Rozafa Castle, Albania's oldest
Explore the unique Mesi bridge.
Visit the blue Adriatic seaside.
Admire unique Venetian architecture.
Savor local cuisine at Piazza and authentic Shkodran snacks.
Engage with friendly Shkoder locals.


Experience the history, culture, and beauty of Shkoder, Albania's cultural capital, on a one-day trip. Kickstart your day with a scrumptious breakfast and coffee in the lakeside neighborhood of Shiroke. Marvel at a 600-year-old Ottoman Era bridge in Mes. Discover the Rozafa Castle, the oldest known castle in Albania, and explore the city center with its unique Venetian architecture on the Pedonale, Sarreq, and G'juhadol streets. Savor a delicious lunch at Piazza. Enjoy the warm hospitality and humor of the locals, making this trip a memorable experience. 

Who This Experience Is Good For
Anyone interested in history, culture, and local cuisine, and enjoys interacting with friendly locals known for their amazing humor and hospitality, will love this one-day trip to Shkoder, Albania.

Meet Our Local Host 
Wanderlust Albania is made up of experienced guides in Albania with over 5 years of experience. The team is professional and knowledgeable about Albania's history, culture, and attractions. They are passionate about providing their guests with an exciting and memorable experience and are committed to ensuring their safety and comfort throughout the tour. With a friendly and enthusiastic approach, the host is dedicated to showcasing the beauty and diversity of Albania to visitors from around the world.

9:00 am - Departure from Tirana, the meeting point is located behind the Opera and Ballet House.
11:30 am - Arrival in Mes, a beautiful village north of Shkoder, exploring the Kir River and the unique 600-year-old Ottoman bridge.
Visit the Rozafa castle, the oldest in Albania where the Illyrian Kings reigned. 
Travel to Velipoja, a village by the blue Adriatic where we’re going to eat our lunch. 
At sunset, we are going to visit the beautiful picturesque neighborhood of Shiroke by the lakeside. 
Visit the city center filled with classical Venetian architecture, churches, and cobblestone streets. 
8:00 pm - Enjoy dinner at Tradita Restaurant in Shkoder where you are going to enjoy amazing cuisine and traditional live music. 
Departing for Tirana at 10 pm, expected to arrive in Tirana at 12 am.

Please note that these times are only estimates and may vary depending on traffic, weather conditions, and other factors.

What’s Included
Private Round-trip transportation from Tirana to Shkoder County
Entrance ticket to Rozafa Castle
Knowledgeable tour guide

What’s Not Included
Meals and Drinks
Personal expenses
Any other entrance fees not mentioned above

Know Before You Go
Minimum Needed: 4 people
Maximum Capacity: 10 people
Booking Deadline:  7 days before the event
Weather Dependent: No.
Difficulty Level: Easy 
Special Clothing Required: Comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing
Special Dietary Restrictions: N/A
Extra Cash: Not required but a good idea for souvenirs and other personal expenses.
Ground Transportation: Transport included
Additional Information: N/A
Liabilities: The liability for any injury, loss, or damage incurred by participants is not assumed by Remote Year or its affiliates.



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