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History and food tour

A cultural Durres walking tour exploring, food and history!

  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • From 40 euros
  • Venetian Tower Durres Albania

Service Description

This tour combines Durrës' history, architecture, and traditional Albanian food. Firstly, we recommend that participants do not go overboard with their breakfasts /lunch at the hotel, in order to be immediately ready to taste the Albanian food recipes and specialties that we will offer you. The tour starts at Venetian tower at 09:00 am or 16:30 pm and proceed with a visit inside it. Then the next stop is at a ''Byrek'' shop. Whenever or where ever you eat! Nothing beats a home made Albanian byrek! You'll have the chance to taste and have a first hand experience of it . It is a salted pie, usually filled with cottage cheese or meat. If you want to experience eating Byrek like an Albanian, you must try it paired with a yogurt-based drink called ''dhallë''. After salty pie tasting stop , we'll visit the Roman Amphitheater, built by the Trajan Emperor at the beginning of the II century AC. Then will Walk on the main boulevard of the city, we'll get to see the Italian architecture of the years and the numerous shops and bars that opened after the communism period . After this short stroll , take your time to relax at a bar with traditional Turkish Coffee/ traditional dessert. * Experience Highlights -Visit and explore Venetian tower of Durres with a local guide - A delicacy to share… Whether made from puff pastry or shortcrust pastry, savory pies are always a quick and simple solution for serving appetizing and imaginative dishes. -Travel back in time to Ancient Dyrrachium with your engaging guide and small group, to discover the amazing amphitheatre. - and the cherry on the cake tasting baklava(a rich, sweet pastry featured in many cuisines of the former Ottoman countries)during your tour in Durres . *Includes -Tour Guide -Entry ticket to Amphitheatre of Durres * Not Suitable for People with mobility impairments *Meeting point -Arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts: Venetian tower of Durres *Important information Please note that due to the moderate amount of walking to reach the main attraction sites, it could be better to wear comfortable shoes and clothes.

Contact Details

+355 69 87 01 267

Venetian Tower of Durrës, Durrës, Albania

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