For the more adventurous who wish to enjoy a different experience the following one day cruise to the fascinating country of Albania is an offer.
After our departure from the port of Corfu we travel along the Albanian shores and we will approach the port of Ag. Saranda city.
Once our passports are checked the local tourist guide will introduce you to the ancient city of Ag. Saranda.
An additional guided tour is available for those who wish to enjoy a 20km tour by coach of the south coast with it’s virgin shores and scattered islands.
Moving on from the mainland we pass small picturesque villages, endless fertile plains leading to a great lake.
The highlight of your day will be the excursion to Butrint – designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage site in 1997. Over the centuries the ancient town had disappeared under layers of silt and vegetation – but archaelogist have uncovered one of the best remains of working town in the Mediterranean.
At the edge of the lake where the ancient city of Vouthrota is situated, with it’s well maintained archaeological monuments and ancient theatre, the visitors taken 2500 years back in the time to the 3rd century A.D.
Upon reaching the top of the hill lies the castle of Ali Pasha, an oddment of the Ottoman Empire. From this position we have a panoramic view of the Ancient City, the lake and the vast plains, a breathtaking sight.
Back to city of Ag. Saranda lunch is served.
The afternoon allows for a tour of the town, until our departure from the land caught in time.