Saranda Sightseeing Tour & Butrint Ancient City

$295,69

Saranda Sightseeing tour & the ancient city of Butrint: a trip to a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Albania’s most important archaeological sites. On this day trip from Saranda, explore the ruins on a guided tour, including the amphitheater, Roman baths, an aqueduct. After lunch at a local restaurant (own expense), take a walking tour of historic Saranda, including the old city walls and Lekuresi Castle.

Butrint & Saranda Sightseing Tour higlights:

  • Two destinations in one day: Saranda and Butrint Ancient City
  • Discover the UNESCO-listed ruins of Butrint, dating from the 9th-century BC
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and round-trip transport from Saranda
  • Small-group tour: extra attention from your guide
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Saranda Sightseeing tour & Butrint Ancient City

  • Butrint is Albania’s most valuable archaeological monument, having withstood millennia of battles and natural disasters.
  • It was founded by the Illyrians (ancestors of Albanians) in the 7-9th century BC, subsequently becoming a Roman colony, and then falling under the control of the Venetians and Turks.
  • Butrint was settled by the Trojans, according to Virgil, but no evidence of this has been uncovered.
  • Like other ancient cities, Butrint had developed into a walled trading metropolis with its own acropolis, whose remnants may still be seen today.
  • The recovered city is a microcosm of almost 3,000 years of Mediterranean history, and its fortress from the 8th century BC reflects the city’s military might and symbolizes the once-thriving ancient city’s rich culture.
  • Visit the Ancient Theater, Roman Public Baths, Aqueduct Remains, Baptistery, Cathedral, Mosaic, Lion Gate, and other attractions.
  • Then we return to Saranda through Ksamil, where we halt for lunch in front of three little islands that appear to float in the Ionian Sea.
  • Transfer to Saranda, followed by a walking tour of the city (ancient city walls remains, synagogue, mosaic, Lekuresi Castle). It’s time to relax. Return to the hotel or the deck.

Lunch – optional

  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

The Saranda Sightseeing tour is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate in the Butrint and Saranda Sightseeing tour.

 

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Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at the time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time, and re-boarding time. Refunds will not be issued if a tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of the cruise ship. A minimum of 2 people per booking is required, if 1 person, then 70% supplement is applied. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Saranda Sightseeing Tour & Butrint
Saranda Sightseeing Tour & Butrint Ancient City
$295,69