Day trip

From Tirana: Apollonia and Ardenica Monastery Guided Tour

Activity provider: My Tour in Italy
Day trip

From Tirana: Apollonia and Ardenica Monastery Guided Tour

Activity provider: My Tour in Italy

From US$ 134.98 per person

Discover the ancient city of Apollonia Albania and the Ardenica Monastery on a guided trip with entry tickets included. See one of the most important and well-conserved archeological parks in Europe.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Albanian, English, Italian
Small group
Limited to 15 participants


  • Guided tour departing from Tirana
  • Visit the archeological site of Apollonia
  • Ardenica Monastery
Full description
Your tour will start at 9 am from Tirana and you will arrive in the Apollonia site at 11 am. First, you will start with a guided tour of the archeological site. Walking through nature and feel the unique atmosphere that give the ruins of thousand-year old buildings. There are not much archeological sites in the Mediterranean area that offer a landscape of beautiful ancient architecture and nature. Our guides will help you to identify the ruins of the eight angular antique city with the straight streets. How and what is left from the Hellenistic ancient theater, the triumphal arch, the agora with its colonnade, the gym, the temple (Bouleuterion) or the monument of Agonothetes (in honor of the two brothers mentioned in the inscription of 'Architrave), the Odeon, the library, and the mosaic villas. After lunch, the tour will continue with a visit to the Ardenica Monastery, Here we find the Church of Santa Maria, the chapel of San Triadhe, the mill and stalls for the animals.
  • Transport by Comfortable AC Car or Minivan
  • Guide
  • My Tour assistant
  • Entry ticket: Archaeological Park of Apollonia and Ardenica Monastery
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Et'hem Bej Mosque.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Product ID: 391601