Discover Gjirokastra

  • Port

    Sarande, Albania

  • Activity Level


  • Activity Type

    Excursion Types

  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • Cost From


    GBP44.0 Per Person

  • Minimum Age


  • Duration

    Approximately 6.30 hours.

  • Meals Included


Clinging to the side of the Gjerë mountains, the Ottoman merchant town of Gjirokastra welcomes visitors with sweeping views and superb architecture. Fall under the spell of this UNESCO World Heritage Site as you discover its historical heart where the steep cobbled streets are home to the distinctive tower-style houses of the Ottoman era. Visit the magnificent Gjirokastra Castle that dominates the town and take in the panoramic views across the river valley. Explore the charming bazaar area with its intricate lacework and decorative textiles and browse in the small, unique shops.