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Adult  (12yrs - 99 yrs) Child  (2 yrs - 11 yrs)


Days of Operation:
All Week
Depart From:
Saranda Hotels
Tour Duration:
8-9 hours

 

Butrinti ( UNESCO) _ Lekuresi Castle
Tour Code:
DT/1010
Tour Type:
Leisure

 

Tour Highlight


Lovers of history and archaeology, join us to explore the large ruins of ancient city of Butrinti. Butrinti lies 18 km (11 miles) south of Saranda and is a real gem if the ancient world fascinates you. The remains are spanning over 2500 years.  The park,a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most important archaeological sites in the country. It contains different artifacts and structures which date from the Bronze Age up until the 19th century. A number of major monuments are still intact including the city walls, late-antique baptistery, great basilica, theatre and Venetian castle.

The walk through the park will give you good idea how large the city has been inits’ glory days and how well had our predecessors placed it. Over the sea canal you will see the Ali Pasha’s castle.

On our return, we will stop for an optional lunch and amazing view of the whole region in Lekuresi castle. It is located on the hill top overlooking Saranda, island Corfu and the whole bay. The castle was a garrison built up by Turkish soldiers in 17th century as a mean of controlling the routes crossing at the junction of Saranda. The castle consists of a square plan and two round towers, further one rectangular tower on the west-side wall.

 

Price 25 € /per person includes:

(minimum 10pax)

 

Transfer   

Entrance fee to the archaeological park

Local Taxes

 

Children from 0-1.99 years old – FREE

Children from 2 – 11.99 years old - 15€

 

 


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+355 45 800 493 / +355 69 20 41 727
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