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  1. Albania
  2. Gjirokaster District
  3. Gjirokaster

Gjirokastra Full-Day Tour

Product ID: 132021
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Defined by its castle, roads paved with chunky limestone and shale, imposing slate roofed houses and views out to the Drina Valley, Gjirokastra is a magical hillside town. Immerse yourself in the local life, meet local people and you never will regret it.
About this activity
Duration 1 day
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French, German, Italian

Pick-up service

Pickup from your hotel. Wait in the lobby area, the driver will be holding a sign with the local partner's name.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Be introduced to the most fascinating monuments and heritage sites in the city
  • Visit Gjirokastra Castle
  • Taste coffee ground in a stone pot
  • Visit Skenduli house and the Ethnographic Museum
Full description
Visit the medieval bazaar and the Ottoman-style houses in the old part of the town, where you will see artisan women making handmade doilies, carving wood or silver and other guild shops in the narrow cobbled stone streets of this suburb. While visiting people in their homes, have traditional coffee (ground in stone) and mountain tea will be served. 

You will also visit Gjirokastra city, the castle and much more. Later, you will have the chance to taste the typical local food cooked by local women. You will also visit the Skenduli House, you'll most likely be shown around by Mr Skenduli himself. The house was built around the year 1700 and has many fascinating features. Later, you will visit the Ethnographic Museum. In the end, you will enjoy free time around the city.
Includes
  • Entrance to the castle
  • Entrance to Skenduli House
  • Entrance to Ethnographic Museum
  • Traditional coffee (ground in stone) and mountain tea
What’s Not Included
  • Food and additional drinks
  • Transportation

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Comfortable shoes - there will be a lot of walking on uneven surfaces