8 days

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Summary

After 50 years of political isolation, Albania is only just emerging as a holiday destination, with a refreshing lack of modern development and a unique, timeless quality. In archaeological terms, Albania offers some of the best sites in Europe with a host of Classical cities that were once on a par with those in Greece and Italy. A dramatic landscape of high mountains and rugged coastline adds to the experience as we tour the country and visit the best of the sites. These include Durrës on the Adriatic coast, one of the largest amphitheatres in the Balkans; Apollonia, the second largest Greek colony in Albania; the UNESCO World Heritage site at Butrint, which dates from the 7th century BC, and the remote mountain city of Byllis.

PLEASE NOTE THAT A REASONABLE DEGREE OF MOBILITY IS REQUIRED TO GET THE MOST OUT OF THIS HOLIDAY AS THERE IS SOME WALKING INVOLVED

Tour highlights:

  • The Roman amphitheatre in Durres, one of the largest in the Balkans
  • Apollonia, the second oldest Greek colony in Albania, dating back 2700 years
  • The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Butrint
  • Dramatic views from the remote site of Byllis
  • The medieval town of Berat, another UNESCO World Heritage site

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£1,395

Benefit from this limited time offer:

  • Pay a low deposit of £100, was £200.

Single supplement: £195

Includes flights

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • COVID-19 insurance
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and medical training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing
Meet your Experts

Peter Yeoman

Tour Manager

Peter Yeoman was, until recently, Head of Cultural Heritage at Historic Scotland, with responsibility for the archaeology and the knowledge base for the estate of 345 properties in their care.

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Archaeological ruins of Butrint
Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Accommodation
  • Services of an archaeological expert as tour manager
  • Comfortable coach travel throughout
  • Meals - as per the itinerary
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single Supp. Availability
4 May 2021 BALB210504 4 May 2021 (Tuesday) 11 May 2021 (Tuesday) £1,395
(inc. flights)
£100
£200
£195 Book Now
12 October 2021 BALB211012 12 October 2021 (Tuesday) 19 October 2021 (Tuesday) Peter Yeoman £1,395
(inc. flights)
£100
£200
£195 Book Now
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