Albania: The Best Kept Secret - tour from Dubrovnik
A tour from Dubrovnik to Albania and the city of Shkodër. On our way, we see Sveti Stefan peninsula in Montenegro.
Tour runs on Thursdays and Sundays.
Pick Up from Dubrovnik. Local English speaking Guide.
Tour does not run from 01.08. until 11.09.
Take a trip to a country that stood still for many decades under dictatorship rule. See how there are two sides to every story and how the crippled economic growth helped preserve natural beauties of this intriguing country. Our tour makes a stop near Sveti Stefan for a photo opportunity before making its way to Albanian city of Shkodër, the highlight of the tour.
A private two-day tour can be arranged upon request.
- All Day Tour
- Local currency - Lekë (Euro is also accepted)
- Tour runs on Thursdays and Sundays
- Approximate departure 6:15
- Approximate return 20:00
- Available whole year (except from 01.08.-11.09.)
- Exact pick-up locations and pick-up times included in the tour price are listed in the pick-up schedule
- Private tour available on request
Points of interest
Ferry ride Kamenari - Lepetane
Our first comfort break after departing from Dubrovnik and crossing the Montenegro border Debeli Brijeg is a ferry ride from Kamenari to Lepetane. This ride shortens our drive around Kotor Bay and gives us some time to stretch our legs and take photos of the scenic landscape.
Saint Stefan Visit
After a short drive, we make a coffee and photo stop next to of one of the sites Montenegro is most known for - the peninsula of Saint Stefan. This beautiful 15th century fortified island village has been made into an exclusive, luxurious 5-star hotel today and it is closed to outside visitors.
Tour of Shkodër
We cross the Albanian border and reach our primary destination - Shkodër. One of the oldest and most historic cities in the Balkans used to be the capital of an ancient Illyrian tribe. Today it is one of the biggest cities in Albania and an important cultural and economic center. In our guided tour we visit Rozafa Castle, the Catholic Cathedral, and the Historical Museum. Lunch with traditional Albanian cuisine is included, and there is also some free time to explore and find souvenirs.
Lepetane - Kamenari Ferry Ride
On our return to Dubrovnik, we take a ferry from Lepetane to Kamenari for a shorter route across Kotor bay.
Departure from Dubrovnik
07:00 - Arrival to the border of Montenegro
07:30 - ferry ride from Kamenari to Lepetani
8:30 - Photo/ Coffee break above peninsula St. Stefan
10:30 - Arrival to the Albanian border Sukobin
11:00 - Arrival to Shkoder, visit of Rozafa citadel, ethnographic museum, lunch, free time
15:00 - Departure from Shkoder
20:00- Approximate return to Dubrovnik
06:00am Bus stop Magistrala 1, Magistrala 2, Magistrala 3, Magistrala 4
06:00am Hotel Adria
06:00am Dubrovnik bridge
06:00am Bus stop across Hotel Petka
06:00am Bus stop across Tommy Supermarket (Šipčine)
06:00am Bus stop Grawe
06:05am Bus stop Ina gas station Orsan
06:05am Camping Solitudo
06:05am Hotel Valamar Lacroma
06:05am Hotel President
06:05am Hotel Royal Princess
06:05am Hotel More
06:10am Bus stop Post office Lapad
06:10am Hotel Grand Park
06:10am Bus stop next to Cinectar
06:10am Hotel Palace
06:10am Bus stop next to Panto Pita
06:10am Taxi stop Limenka
06:10am Bus stop fast food Cezar
06:10am Bus stop across Ina gas station Fina
06:15am In front of Bikers cafe
06:15am Hotel Vila Argentina
06:15am Pile gate, next to the mirror monument
06:20am Bus stop across Vila Dard
- Pick Up
- Drop Oﬀ
- Ferry Fees
- Comfort Breaks
- City Tour
- Museum Entrance Fee
- Don’t forget to bring: passport / EU ID card; camera; sunscreen; comfortable walking shoes