Day tour of Korca, Pogradec and Ohrid Lake from Tirana

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  • 11 hr

During this day tour in the Southeast of Albania, you will be able to experience the diversity of History, Culture, and beautiful nature. Probably it has traditionally been the are with the most diversity of the population, ethnic groups and a huge variety of food and rich culture of Winemaking in centuries.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Go as Local

Day tour of Korca, Pogradec and Ohrid Lake
First Stop Tirana to Korca Old Bazaar

Leaving Tirana at 8:00 we will be headed toward southeast Albania for our first stop, Korca. Located close to the border with Greece, Korca is one of the most important cultural sites of Albania. Highly known for its First Albanian School, it has also been an important trading center. We will go into the traces of the Old Bazaar of the city. Newly renovated, this district has returned to the city the previews glamur.
Second StopPedestrian Boulevard and Orthodox Cathedral

The tour continues along to the main walking boulevard of the city. Now one of the main attractions of the city, the boulevard is organized with 2 sides with shops, restaurants, and bars.

At the end of it, the boulevard will be interrupted by the main Orthodox Cathedral. Built in 1992, straight after the communist period this church holds remarkable artistic and architectural values.
Third StopDrilon Natural Park

Leaving Korca, we will continue toward Pogradec. The city is lied under a soft hill, by the shores of Ohrid Lake. This is also how it has got his name from the Slavic Languages. Situated less than 5 Km from Pogradec Drilon, has been the poetic muse of many poets and artists. The magnetic and relaxing atmosphere created from the shallow waters, swamps, and Willow trees make this place very romantic. It is not surprising seeing just married couples shooting their wedding albums there.
Fourth StopVillage of Tushemisht

Visit in one of the most characteristic villages of all the area. Mainly inhabited by Orthodox, this village is unique in traditions and culture from the rest of the others in the area. Known also as part of one of the most well-known movies in Albanian Cinematography it looks like small Venice with the water springs running above the houses.
Fifth StopCity of Pogradec

In a short stroll, we will be able to visit the old part of the city where some of the old architecture is still preserved, but also the new and more modern part. Especially the long promenade, or Main Boulevard of the city, situated along all Lakeshores for years has been the main afternoon attraction for the locals. It is the place where they do their afternoon walking ritual. Return in Tirana in late afternoon.
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