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Krujë Castle (Kalaja e Krujës) Tours and Activities

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Albania’sKrujëCastle (Kalaja eKrujës)was the center of its struggle against the Ottoman Empire in the 15th century, led by national hero George Skanderberg. Today, the castle is home to the National Skanderberg Museum, remains of the Fatih Sultan Mehmed Mosque, an ethnographic museum, a Turkish bath and a reconstructed bazaar. It also offers scenic views of the surrounding area.

The Skanderberg Museum contains artifacts dating back to the 15th century, with exhibits arranged to honor Skanderberg and his military feats. Items on display include paintings, armor, maps and stone and wood engravings. The highlight of the collection is a replica of Skanderberg’s famous helmet topped with a goat head. The ethnographic museum is considered one of the best organized museums in Albania. Set in a traditional Ottoman era house, it contains objects up to 500 years old. Visitors can walk through a handful of the 15 rooms, including the living room, children’s room and kitchen. Exhibits include olive oil processing tools, pottery and both Catholic and Muslim clothing.

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Kruja,Preza castle & Durres Tour from Tirana

Kruja,Preza castle & Durres Tour from Tirana

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 Our Tour is unique, because you will be acquainted and you will see the highlights of Kruja and Preza castle ,which were the center of the struggle against the Ottoman Empire in the 15th century, led by national hero Skanderberg. Today, the Kruja castle is home to the National Skanderberg Museum, remains of the Fatih Sultan Mehmed Mosque, an ethnographic museum, a Turkish bath and a reconstructed bazaar. It also offers scenic views of the surrounding area .After you will continue your tour to Durres.There we will enjoy, the beautiful beaches of Adriatik Sea , so you will create a complete idea of Albanian relief by strolling from the hills of Kruja to the coast of Durres.There we will walk along the beach boulevard, soaking up the fresh air of the Sea .After we will have a seafood lunch, in one of the best restaurants by the sea
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.07
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$68.07
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Kruja and Durres Daytrip from Tirana

Kruja and Durres Daytrip from Tirana

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This tour is for history lovers, but also for lovers of Nature, because we visit the medieval castle on the feet of the mountain having spectacular views. in Durres we visit the ancient amphitheater and walls on the shores of Adriatic sea haviing a very nice relaxing time by the seaside
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.33
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$152.33
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Krujas Castle Half Day Tour from Tirana

Krujas Castle Half Day Tour from Tirana

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Kruja is an important center for Albanian history, and you can visit it easily on this half-day tour from Tirana. Depart from your Tirana hotel in an air-conditioned coach and travel with your guide to Kruja. Visit the castle and the old bazaar and learn about the history of Kruja from your guide.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.27
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$48.27

Day trip of Kruja and National Park of Qafeshtama

Day trip of Kruja and National Park of Qafeshtama

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To visit the city of Kruja is a "MUST" for everyone who is going to vist Albania. Kruja is one of the most important cities of Albania, mostly known to be the hometown of George Kastriota Skanderbeg, the greatest Albanian hero of all the times. Yes, Albania's national hero house, and although it was over 500 years ago, there's still a great deal of pride in the fact that he and his forces defended Kruja from the Ottomans until his death. Characteristic path with shops and made out of wood and stone. After that we are going to Qafshtama National Park. The park is named after the Qafe-Shtamë passage, and has an area of 2000 hectares, with a beautiful mountain scenery consisting mainly of pine forests, some small lakes and major water sources. The national park was established in 1996 by the Albanian government. It is becoming lately a popular attraction for hiking
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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$86.63
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Albania Hidden Gems 8 Days Tour

Albania Hidden Gems 8 Days Tour

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Discover the breathtaking natural beauty of Albania on this 8-day tour from Tirana. Follow a guide on a walking tour of Tirana and discover top attractions including the Et’hem Bey Mosque and the National Historical Museum. Explore the historic towns of Krujë, Prizren and Rubik, then delve into the Valbonë Valley—home to peaceful villages where life ticks by at a relaxing pace. Enjoy a cruise on Koman Lake and visit the 4th-century Rozafa Castle. Explore UNESCO–listed Berat with a guide and discover Roman heritage in Durrës.
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  • 8 days
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$1,896.13
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Albania & Montenegro - 2 Days Private Tour from Dubrovnik by Vidokrug

Albania & Montenegro - 2 Days Private Tour from Dubrovnik by Vidokrug

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Set out on an epic adventure from Dubrovnik all the way to the Albanian capital of Tirana. Along the way, admire the traditional wooden houses of Krujë, tour the historic monuments of Tirana, and spend a night in the lakefront town of Schkodra. On the return journey, stop to explore the Montenegro towns Budva and Kotor, and enjoy magnificent views across the Bay of Kotor.
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  • 2 days
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$1,397.27
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$1,397.27
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Kruja, Preza Castle & Durres

Kruja, Preza Castle & Durres

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Travel to the city of Kruja, about 12 miles (20 kilometers) north of Tirana. Visit the Skanderbeg Museum and the Old Bazaar. Enjoy a fresh fish lunch on the Lagoon of Patok, then it’s on to Durrës, known for its colossal Roman amphitheater. Explore the grounds and check out the city’s street art. A highlight is having coffee atop the Venetian Tower of Durres.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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$142.33
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$142.33
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Cape of Rodon From Tirana Bike Tour

Cape of Rodon From Tirana Bike Tour

In this bike tour towards the Cape of Rodon: We leave Tirana by car and drive towards Maminas which is 22 km away from Tirana. Maminas is a small village in Durres County with a lot of green vegetation and small farms. From there starts our journey by bike. We bike from Maminas to Cape of Rodon. Cape of Rodon is a rocky beautiful cape in Durres, Albania. On top of the cape is the Rodon Castle built by national Albaniana Hero Scanderbeg which you can see in this bike tour. Biking along the cape you can set yourself on the map and imagine where you are exactly. One of the most beautiful and stunning capes in Albania. Thereupon, we take a rest to soak up the beautiful view of the Adriatic Sea. Afterwards we start to cycle in the direction of Kruja where the Castle of National Hero Scanderbeg nestles. Take in the beauty and history of Kruja from your point of view. And the last stop is Bubq a small village where our journey ends and we drive back to Tirana by car.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$158.68
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$158.68
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Tirana and Kruja in a Day Trip

Tirana and Kruja in a Day Trip

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The medieval town of Kruja lies just one hour north of the Albanian capital, Tirana, and this full-day tour visits both. Spend the morning in Kruja, visit Kruja castle and the Scanderbeg Museum, and browse the stalls at the Old Bazaar. In the afternoon, return to Tirana, where highlights include Skanderbeg Square, the Clock Tower, Et’hem Bey Mosque, and the Blloku district.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$111.39
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Tour of Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo & N. Macedonia in 14 days

Tour of Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo & N. Macedonia in 14 days

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This fourteen-day tour program is tailored to offer its participants the best combination of historical sites of Albania, Montenegro, Kosovo and N. Macedonia with some of the most important national parks and tourist attractions of these four Balkan countries.
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  • 14 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,443.54
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$2,443.54
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Culture & history tour of North & Central Albania in 2 days

Culture & history tour of North & Central Albania in 2 days

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If you are briefly visiting Albania and want to get the most of culture and history of Northern and Central Albania then this is the tour for you! During this trip you will be able to visit the ancient city of Durres, the medieval Kruja town, Rozafa Castle and Shkodra Lake and one of the best Agro-tourism farms in the Western Balkans.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$333.22
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$333.22
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Highlights of Albania

Highlights of Albania

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Albania is one of Europe’s less explored gems, waiting to be discovered. During this 8 days / 7 nights guided tour you will visit the highlights of the country, learning about its history and traditions. Immerse yourself in the lively capital Tirana, being surrounded by mountains in Shkoder, explore three UNESCO sites Butrint, Berat and Gjirokastra, admire the Albanian Riviera, ancient archaeological sites & national parks, on a holiday in Albania.
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  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,289.62
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$2,289.62

Discover Kruja and Sari Salltik Hiking Tour from Tirana

Discover Kruja and Sari Salltik Hiking Tour from Tirana

The town of Kruja and Sari Salltik Cave are two highlights of Albania outside of Tirana, and you can see both with ease of this cultural and hiking tour. Visit Kruja with a guide and explore the old bazaar, the Ethnographic Museum, and the Gjergj Kastrioti Skenderbeu Museum. Then hike  to the holy Sari Salltik Cave and learn about its history.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.01
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$119.01
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Balkan Tour

Balkan Tour

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This tour combines some of the lesser known countries in the Balkans; Albania, Macedonia, Kosovo and Montenegro, by trying to show the best each of these countries offers. Albania offers a mixture of cultural elements with 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and a rich archaeological legacy. Macedonia offers some of the most excellent religious relics, with Ohrid having the biggest Icon museum in the region as well as many beautiful churches. This theme is carried over into Kosovo the newest state in Europe, where we combine religious monuments with tasting of wine and local foods. The Tour will end up in Montenegro which has made a name for itself based on its wild natural beauty.
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  • 14 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$4,084.19
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$4,084.19

BALKAN DISCOVERIES: CROATIA, MONTENEGRO, KOSOVO & ALBANIA - (11 Nights)

BALKAN DISCOVERIES: CROATIA, MONTENEGRO, KOSOVO & ALBANIA - (11 Nights)

Why Everyone Should Visit Albania At Least Once. Albania has amazing beaches.There are plenty of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
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  • 10 days
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$2,317.13
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$2,317.13

12 days Balkans Guided Tour from Sofia to Budapest

12 days Balkans Guided Tour from Sofia to Budapest

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Enjoy a guided tour of the Balkans and discover more than 9 Unesco World heritage sites in 8 contries: Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia and Hungary. You will have the comfort of a small group modern transportation with a air-conditioned minivan and a professional driver/tourleader that will make this experience unforgettable.
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  • 12 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,475.27
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$2,475.27
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21 days Balkans Tour from Budapest with Transylvania&Bukovina

21 days Balkans Tour from Budapest with Transylvania&Bukovina

Enjoy a guided tour of the Balkans and discover more than 15 Unesco World heritage sites in 9 contries: Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia and Hungary. You will have the comfort of a small group tour, modern transportation with a air-conditioned minivan and a professional driver/tourleader that will make this experience unforgettable.
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  • 21 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$5,074.30
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$5,074.30
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8-Day Adventure Tour in North Albania from Tirana

8-Day Adventure Tour in North Albania from Tirana

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Experience the fresh air of North Albania as you drive the Alps from Theth to Valbone along the boat tour to Koman Lake.This 4×4 tour in North Albania and its amazing circuit will reward you with mesmerizing views of Albanian Alps, steep valleys and of course the National Park of Bjeshket e Nemuna. Travel across high passes and through Alpine meadows, recharging at night with delicious mountain cuisine with bio foods. Challenge yourself to visit one of the best national parks of Albania, uncovering the alpine heart of Balkan on this incredible off-road adventure.
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  • 8 days
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$698.16
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$698.16

5 UNESCO sites: Tour of Albania and Kosovo in eight days

5 UNESCO sites: Tour of Albania and Kosovo in eight days

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This 8-day tour program is tailored to offer its participants the best combination of historical sites of Albania and Kosovo, with some of the best national parks of these two Balkan countries. During these eight days, you will be able to visit the most important tourist attractions of Albania and Kosovo.
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  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,388.38
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$1,388.38
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Day tour of Kruja from Tirana

Day tour of Kruja from Tirana

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Explore the historical city of Kruja with ease on this full-day tour. Accompanied by a guide, set out from your hotel to Kruja’s medieval Old Bazaar and learn about its history. Follow your guide through hidden paths to the castle perched above Kruja. As you stroll through the city, stop by the Ethnographic Museum and the Sari Saltik Holly Cave.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$119.01
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$119.01
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Tirana and Kruja tour from Ohrid

Tirana and Kruja tour from Ohrid

Albania is a new and unexplored destination. On this tour, you will see the capital of Albania, Tirana, and have the opportunity to learn about the period of the ruling of Enver Hoxha. We will also see the town and castle Kruja, which is connected with the most famous Albanian ruler – Gerg Kastriot – Skenderbeg, from the XV century.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$228.49
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$228.49
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Kruja and Qafeshtama Day Tour

Kruja and Qafeshtama Day Tour

A day tour of Kruja and Qafeshtama you will get to see one of the most important towns in Albania and one of the most important National Parks of Albania.In a day tour of Kruja it's easy to find parts of the Albanian history scattered across the city.Begin with the old bazaar to see the handcrafts and then head towards the castle of Scanderbeg, the Albanian national hero Gjergj Kastrioti Skenderbeu was an Albanian military commander and noble man. But that is not all Kruja has to offer.After the tour continues towards the national park of Qafeshtama.Hiking one of the most beautiful parks of Albania, located in Kruja and just 45 km away from the capital of Albania is an experience to never forget.The national park of Qafeshtama has a beautiful landscape.It consists pine forests, small lakes and springs with crispy fresh water and fresh air.This day tour of Kruja and Qafeshtama will be remarkable for you
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$182.80
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$182.80
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14 days Balkans Tour from Bucharest to Sofia and Budapest

14 days Balkans Tour from Bucharest to Sofia and Budapest

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Enjoy a guided tour of the Balkans and discover more than 10 Unesco World heritage sites in 9 contries: Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia and Hungary. You will have the comfort of a small group tour, modern transportation with a air-conditioned minivan and a professional driver/tourleader that will make this experience unforgettable.
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  • 14 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,722.80
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$2,722.80
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Kruja & Mount Sarisalltik including traditional lunch

Kruja & Mount Sarisalltik including traditional lunch

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Historic Kruje & Mt Sarisalltik Full day with Lunch Included Experience Kruje with an expert local guide, all inclusive day tour with no hidden cost. Amazing views, castles, museums, markets and more all in one unique and unforgettable tour. Affordable and easy. Join Inspire ME World for your visit to this ancient city
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$111.39
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$111.39
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What are Krujë Castle (Kalaja e Krujës) hours of operation?
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Krujë Castle (Kalaja e Krujës) hours of operation: May to September, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday. October to April, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday. . Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Krujë Castle (Kalaja e Krujës) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 79 Krujë Castle (Kalaja e Krujës) tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Krujë Castle (Kalaja e Krujës) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Krujë Castle (Kalaja e Krujës) costs USD 48.27. Guided Krujë Castle (Kalaja e Krujës) tours start around USD 48.27 per person. See all 79 Krujë Castle (Kalaja e Krujës) tickets and tours on Viator.
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