Cycle Albania

Visit Butrint

Available as a Self Drive or Escorted Tour holiday

7 nights from £699 per person.

ID: TCL-4-398


Discover the highlights of this fascinating, little visited destination from the saddle. Cycle along the shores of Lake Ohrid into the heart of the Grammoz Mountains and the tranquil Germenj valley. Descending through the spectacular Vjosa gorge we reach the Ionian Sea and start our exploration of the turquoise Albanian Riviera. Along the way we visit the UNESCO listed sites of Gjirokaster, Butrint and Berat and explore Albania's rich cultural heritage through its archaeological ruins and local traditions.

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Package Summary
  • Cycle Albania – Stunning scenery, peaceful, traffic-free roads and cheap beer
  • Albanian Riviera – Picturesque trails and villages
  • Gjirokaster – Discover this historic UNESCO listed town
  • Butrint – Visit 2,500 year old archaeological site
  • Llogora National Park – Pine forests, mountain and sea scenery
  • Lake Ohrid – mountainous setting and access point to remote Germenj
Summary Itinerary
  • Day 1 – Join tour at Tirana Airport. Drive to Pogradec on Lake Ohrid
  • Day 2 – Cycle from Lake Ohrid to Korça
  • Day 3 – Climb into the heart of the Gammoz Mountians to Germenj
  • Day 4 – Ride through Vjosa Valley; drive onto Gjirokaster
  • Day 5 – Cycle to Saranda via Butrint archaeological treasure
  • Day 6 – Ride the Albanian Riviera to Qeparo
  • Day 7 – Cycle to Dhermi beach then drive to Berat
  • Day 8 – Tour ends Tirana Airport

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