This cruise is aimed at adventurous travellers seeking something out of the ordinary. Examine the fantastic ancient remains and reach incredible viewpoints, including the highlights of Butrint.
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From the port of Corfu, follow the Albanian coast to the city port of Saranda.
After a short coffee break in Saranda, a 20 km guided coach tour of the south coast’s virgin shores and scattered islands are available for those who want it.
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Leaving the mainland again, pass small picturesque villages and endless fertile plains that lead to a great lake. The highlight of your cruise to Albania will be a visit to Butrint – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Over the centuries, the ancient town had disappeared under layers of silt and vegetation.
Reach the top of the hill to see the Venetian Castle that offers breathtaking panoramic views of the ancient city, the lake and the vast plains below.
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Lunch is served upon your return to Saranda.
In the afternoon, there will be a walking tour of Saranda, after which we depart for Corfu.
Full day with a professional guide
Coach tour in Albania
Entrance to the Ancient City of Butrint
Entrance to the archaeological museum in the Venetian Castle
Entrance to Blue Eye on Tuesdays and Fridays
Lunch at a sea-view restaurant in Saranda
Guided walking tour of Saranda and free time
Coach transfer to and from your hotel if the option is selected
Any private expenses including Items purchased from the on-board bar
Drinks during the coffee break in Saranda
Drinks at the restaurant during lunch
Port Tax (10.00 euros per person)
What to bring
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes
Bring sunglasses & sunscreen.
You can bring a bathing suit and towels so you can swim.
You can bring a camera.
Know before you go
Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transportation
Most travellers can participate
This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
A paper voucher is required for this attraction/activity. You must print and bring your printed voucher with you on the day of the activity, as required by our local provider.
Tuesday: English, French, German
Thursday: English, French, German
Friday: English, French, German, Russian
Saturday: English, French
Please be at the port at least 40 minutes before the scheduled boat departure time if you have not booked a pick-up and coach transfer. The departure time is subject to slight change according to local traffic conditions.
Passport details of all participants are required at the time of booking (at least one day before the trip).
Children under 18 being accompanied only by one parent. The other parent must sign a written authorisation. Appropriate forms are available at the central ticket office at the Port.
Suppose the parents are not in the Country of the departure port. In that case, the signature of the authorisation must be authenticated from the state of the children and translated from the country of the departure port.
If the parents are not at the port but in the Country of the port of departure, the authorisation's signature can be authenticated from a Police Department of the Country of the port of departure.
If the parents are at the port of departure, the authorisation signature can be authenticated from the Passport Control Office. The written authorisation has to be remitted to the Passport Control Officer and the Master or the Purser of the vessel.
Citizens of a non-European country subject to visa obligation in the Schengen zone need a valid passport and a residence permit or visa to the Schengen zone. Citizens of a non-European country subject to visa obligation in the Schengen zone need a valid passport and multi-visa if they wish to travel from Greece to Albania and return.