Tour of Kruja and Wine Tasting in one Day from Tirana

Famous for its unique Medieval History, traditions and religions tolerance, Kruja is, for instance, one of the cities with the brightest past in Albania. Starting from the XI century it has always been a stronghold in countless wars. In addition, this day tour brings the best values of Kruja unique Old Bazaar, the famous castle, Ethnographic Museum and more.

This tour is well balanced between driving and some short walks into charming cobblestone streets of Kruja and inside its castle. The tour of Kruja could not have finished better than a wine tasting experience in a local winery, not dar from Kruja and Tirana.

per adult from

$462

NZD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Entry/Admission - Old Bazaar (Pazari i Vjeter)
    • Entry/Admission - Kruja Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Ethnographic Museum of Kruja
    • Entry/Admission - Museumi Gjergj Kastrioti (Skenderbeu)
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Old Bazaar (Pazari i Vjeter), Rruga Albanopolis, Kruje 1501 Albania

      Be ready to leave Tirana at 8:30 and in less than 1-hour drive we will reach the City of Kruja. The first stop will be, the Traditional Bazaar of Kruja. It resembles an old carnival where friendly locals invite you to have a look in their handicrafts. It is a vibrant mosaic of traditional motives, colors and warm hospitality. We will be welcomed in a local family Bar for a short break where we will have the chance to see how the locals had made their life in years.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Kruja Castle, Near Tirana, Kruje 1501 Albania

      We will make our way uphill, toward the Castle of Kruja. It is the Stronghold Symbol of the Albanian Resistance during the Ottoman Invasion. The 25 years war was successfully lead by the Albanian National Hero Gjergj Kastrioti Skenderbeu. The same castle has been the center of the first Albanian state, “Principata e Arberit”, since the XII Century.
      In our tour to the castle, we will be able to visit some of the Bektashi Tekke, Turkish Hamman, the Ethnographic Museum and the Museum of Scanderbeg.

      Duration: 2 hours

      Stop At: Ethnographic Museum of Kruja, Fortress of Kruja, Kruje 1501 Albania

      Located in a Unique House of XVII Century this museum resembles the vibrance of the lifestyle in the city of Kruja and the surroundings. Divided into two main stores it is a lively scene of the life inside the house of Aalbnaian families but also the handicrafts, agriculture and more.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Museumi Gjergj Kastrioti (Skenderbeu), Rruga Kala, Kruje 1501 Albania

      Dedicated to the glorious figure of Skanderbeg, this museum sends us back in history and through historic dates and facts, we will try to understand the importance of his figure. Build in the Albanian Communist Days this museum is also influenced and indoctrinated by the dictated style of the Communist Party.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Kokomani Winery, Unnamed Rd, Eminas i Vogël, Eminas i Vogël, Albania

      The last station is a local winery in the Tirana’s surroundings. We will be welcomed by the professional staff who will introduce to authentic types of Albanian wine and show us around the winery. We will go more in detail about the history of Albanian wine, introduced to the world since the early anticity. Tricks and demonstrations on how to taste wine like a pro! Visit in the vineyards and cellars, when the wine is aged.
      Different local appetizers and wine tasting.

      End of the tour of Kruja and return to Tirana

      Duration: 2 hours

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
      • Rinas Airport, Tirana Albania
      Departure Time :
      8:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    10

    Organised by Go as Local

    Activity ID: V-107865P46

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