Ardenica, Apollonia and Vlora

From EUR 90

Visit The Monastery of Ardenica, Apolonia, an ancient Greek city and historical importance of Vlora. 

From EUR 90

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Early morning departure to Ardenica, where you can visit The Monastery of the Nativity of the Theotokos and the Church of St.Mary. The church is fully decorated with frescoes by two brothers, Constantine and Athanasius Zografi from Korca and a local painter, Constantine. After the visit, continue to visit the Ancient City of Apollonia. Apollonia was founded in 588 BCE by Greek colonists from Corfu and Corinth, on a site initially occupied by Illyrian tribes. Here you can visit Archeological Site of Apollonia, Byzantine Church of St.Mary and the Monastery. Inside the Monastery you can visit Small Archaeological Museum. Free time for lunch before proceeding our trip to Vlora, city of Independence. Visit the Monument of Independence in the Flag Square and its Museum, the Mosque of Muradie, built 1452 and panoramic tour through the city. 

 

Meeting/pick-up point:
Hotel 
Duration:
8 Hours
Start/opening time:
08:00
End/closing time:
16:00
Languages:
German, English, French, Italian Russian and Polish. 
Others Inclusions:
Lunch

 

Excluded: Entrance fees for museums.

Highlights

  • Ardenica
  • Apolonia
  • Vlora

Route

  1. Tirana
  2. Ardenica
  3. Apolonia
  4. Vlora