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4 people


English, Espanol

About this activity

Discover the ruins of the old city of Buthrotum (Butrint) on a private tour of one of the most important archaeological sites in the Mediterranean. Learn the Ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Venetian history of the once important trading post.

Meet your guide at the port in Saranda, and then travel to one of the most important archaeological sites in Albania. Learn about the city of Buthrotum (Butrint) and get amazing views of the Vivari Channel along the way.

Take a guided tour of the archeological site to see preserved monuments such as the Venetian tower, temple of Asclepius and Agora. Visit the remains of the Baptistery, Episcopal Palace and more. Hear how the settlement is believed to have been founded in the Bronze Age, and how it became an important trading post for merchants from Corfu.

Explore the temple to the Ancient Greek god of medicine, and continue through the Ancient Roman period, when Caesar designated the city a colony to reward soldiers who had fought with him against Pompey. Move on to the Byzantine period, when the city became an episcopal center until it fell into decline under Venetian rule. Hear how it became part of the Metropolis of Ioannina under Ali Pasha Tepelena, and then head back to Saranda for the end of the tour services.

• 140 Euro per persons for minimum 4 participants
• 150 Euros per person for minimum 3 participant
• 160 Euro per persons for minimum 2 participants
• 170 Euro for 1 participant


  • Duration: 4 hours
  • The distance between Saranda to Butrint is 21 km and takes 45 min by bus.
  • For the walk through the ancient city of Butrint, comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • This tour is not recommended for people with severe walking difficulties.
  • People with walking difficulties, will only be able to visit the flat part of the ancient site of
  • Butrint, namely the ancient theatre, the Baptistirium and the Early Christian Basilica. The walk
  • to the Venetian castle and the museum on the top of the hill involves some 120 steps (up and
  • down).


  • Entrance fees to the archaeological park
  • Private guide
  • Transportation by private car
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Ferry tickets between Corfu and Saranda


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