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Shkodër, Albania
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1 Day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people


English, Espanol

About this tour

Tour of Shkoder and Kruje Day Trip From Tirana!

Kruja and Shkodër are both historical and cultural cities in Albania, each with its unique charm and significance. 

Kruja is best known as the hometown of Albania’s national hero, Gjergj Kastrioti Skanderbeg. Skanderbeg led a rebellion against the Ottoman Empire in the 15th century and successfully defended Kruja against Ottoman sieges for several decades. Kruja’s old bazaar is a well-preserved Ottoman-style market where visitors can explore traditional Albanian crafts, including handmade rugs, textiles, and souvenirs.

Shkodër is located near Lake Shkodër, one of the largest lakes in the Balkans. The lake is shared between Albania and Montenegro and is known for its rich biodiversity. It’s a haven for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts. Shkodër has a strong Venetian influence due to its historical ties with the Republic of Venice. This influence is evident in the architecture, particularly in buildings like the Rozafa Castle. Legend has it that a woman named Rozafa was buried alive in the castle walls to ensure its construction remains strong. 

Both Kruja and Shkodër have played crucial roles in Albania’s history and offer visitors a glimpse into the country’s rich cultural heritage.

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  • Rozafa castle
  • Old town and pedestrian street in Shkoder
  • Lake of Shkoder (views from castle)
  • The Lead Mosque (views from castle)
  • Castle and museum of Skanderbej
  • Kruja old bazaar
  • Traditional Albanian cuisine


  • English Speaking guide
  • Transport with very comfortable vehicle
  • Pickup and drop off at your hotel/apartment in Tirana
  • All expenses for guide and car; fuel, parking, pay tolls
  • All the taxes
  • Entry fees in mentioned sites
  • Entry fees in mentioned Optional sites
  • Tips/gratitude for the guide


Departing To Shkodra 

In the morning we drive to Shkodra the most important city of north Albania, set in a beautiful plateau in front of the largest lake in the Balkans named after the town itself, and with the Albanian Alps as a backdrop. We will take a walking tour in “Gjuhadol” a newly renovated pedestrian area of Italian and Austrian architectural influences, testimony to this city’s historic links with both these countries. 

Optional Visit: Marubi Museum (master photographer of the end of 19th century) which houses an exposition of old prints(optional). He took the first photograph in the Balkans in 1856. The selection of prints we will view, show people and life of the area nearly 2 centuries ago. 

Shkodra is the only mentioned Illyrian capital in the 3rd-2nd centuries B.C. Visiting Rozafa castle we will not only experience the supremacy the Illyrians would have feel over their enemies standing in such an imposing Castle, but will also admire breathtaking views 360 degrees. After this photo opportunity we suggest Optional lunch at Agro-tourism "Mrizi Zanave" between Shkodra and Lezha, to taste some delicacies of this region such us pickles, local cheeses, bio-olive oil, several kinds of bread etc. in their rustic form;


Drive To Kruja

After this culinary highlight proceed to Kruja center of Albanian resistance against the Ottomans under our National Hero, Scanderbeg. He kept the Ottoman armies from crossing into Western Europe for 25 years, thus earning the title “Athleta Christi” awarded by the Pope of the time. We will visit the Skanderbeg Museum, which is dedicated mostly to the history of the national hero of Albania, Scanderbeg, well-known for the resistance again the Ottoman Empire. Finally, we make our way through Kruja’s famous Bazaar full of traditional handicrafts and souvenirs. We spend some free time on our own before heading back to the capital city. Return to Tirana. End of our service.


1 Day



Frequently asked questions

The difficulty level of the activities of this tour is Moderate: Can be done by all people of all ages able to walk about 1 – 3 kilometers per day!

This tour can be Cancelled 

- up to 30 days before departure – FREE of Charge

- up to 10 days before departure – 50% Charge

- up to 3 days before departure – 100% Charge

Please consult the Visa Procedures Official site of the Republic of Albania


Payment options we have:

  • Cash upon arrival
  • By cards (Debit, Credit)
  • PayPal
  • Bank transfer

This tour is 2 (two) full days, NOT including airport transfers!

If you wish to organize also the airport transfers with us, please feel free to contact!

Our groups usually are 5 – 8 people. 

Maximum group size is 16 people per tour!

Pick-ups and Drop offs of our tours are at your accommodation!

Albania, North Macedonia and Kosovo have a Mediterranean climate with hot summers, cool springs and autumns and mild winters! 

Rainy seasons are usually expected to be autumns and winters. 

Snow is expected locally in the mountainous areas during December – January!

Tour's Location

Shkodër, Albania

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 1 pax: Not Bookable 1 1 %
2 2 pax: 85 per person 2 2 -42%
3 3-5 pax: 65 per person 3 5 -8%
5 6-8 pax: 60 per person 6 8 0%
- 10%
From: €60.00 €54.00


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