Reveal the heart of Balkans region with this exciting adventure which will conduct you through Albania and Montenegro. If you think you have seen whole of the Europe, think again, because this destination situated on western coast of Balkan peninsula is last secret waiting for you to discover it.
This exciting 2 days trip from Dubrovnik will give you opportunity to learn about unknown country Albania and to see the best of Montenegro, like fortified towns of Budva, Kotor and Sv. Stefan. You will see fascinating landscapes with mountains on the north and beautifull coastline and rivers on the south. You shouldn't be surprised by a vast number of bunkers because Albania was ruled by communist dictator Enver Hoxha for almost 40 years and paranoid fear from invasion of neighbors left a trace in the form of bunkers that were made to fit only one soldier. I
First point of interest, one of the most important sites in Albania, city of Shkodra, is ituated on the lake of the same name. City is important economic center and here you will see characteristic houses made of wood and other traditional motifs. Near the city there is the castle of Rozafa built on a hill from where you can enjoy beautiful view over city.
In medieval town of Kruja, who owes its glory to a national hero George Kastriot Scanderbeg who fought against the Ottomans for 25 years, we will visit the castle situated on prominent strategic point. Sightseeing will finish with lunch in a traditional Albanian restaurant. You will visit Albanian capital city Tirana. Overnight is planned in hotel in Tirana.
On the way back along the Montenegrin coastline, visits to old towns Budva and Kotor are planned.