Kruja & Durres | History and Local Food

8 to 10 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 8
Mobile ticket



– Skanderbeg Museum and the Old Bazaar in Kruja
– Lunch with a view of the plain of Kruja
– Durrës’s City Walls
– Roman Amphitheatre & the Venetian Tower


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Kruja Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Durres Amphitheatre
  • Entry/Admission - Old Bazaar (Pazari i Vjeter)

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

We start our journey from Tirana, directly to the city of Kruja.

Set off on a guided tour of Dollma Bektashi Tekke, the surroundings and the Castle itself and the Skanderbeg Museum.

You will have free time to wander around the Old Bazaar, with beautiful cobblestone alleys and lovely old architecture.

Duration: 2 hours

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

Head for lunch in a local restaurant with a tremendous view of the city and valley of Kruja.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Durres Amphitheatre, Rruga Kalase, Durres Albania

After lunch, we travel to Durrës for our last “digestive” stop.

Set off on a guided tour of the City Walls, Byzantine Forum, Roman Thermal Baths, the Venetian Tower and the Amphitheater and enjoy the city’s street art around the ancient ruins.

Get back to Tirana in the late afternoon.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
September 2021

Great experience. Also did private Kruja day trip. Guide was Genti, a very personable chap. Very passionate about history of Albania. Highly informative. Kruja is gorgeous, this is the day trip to do if you only have one such opportunity. You can do these destinations using public transit or ...

March 2022

Rando took us on this Kruja & Durres tour on our first day and then the Berat tour for our second day. We had a fantastic time! Rando was prompt, attentive and gave us lots of explanations and answered our questions. He went out of his way to ensure we got to see the sights we really wanted. He...

October 2020

I'm not exaggerating when I say my trip wouldn't have been so amazing without meeting my guide Migert. He was knowledgeable, polite, fun, just fantastic in every way. And our meal of traditional Albanian food, I will remember for a long time. Delicious.

July 2019

Took the tour with my wife and two children (18 and 21). Perfect from the pick at our hotel until we were set off again. Knowing guide drove us safely from place to place. Pick a restaurant with perfect local and ordered fantastic local dishes. A pefect and very convinient experience, that I woul...

Gladiola K
July 2019

This is the right place to vista if you come in Albania. Beautiful, historical, fantastic place! You can have lunch in one of the restaurants nearby

March 2019

We took the Kruja, Patok Lagoon & Durres day tour from Tirana with Good Albania. We had considered trying to visit Kruja by public transport but we are very glad that we decided to take the tour as we got to see and learn much more than we would have been able to by ourselves. Our guide was Andi;...

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