Day trip to Ardenica Monastery and Karavasta Lagoon

(1 Review)

€75.00 / Per Person

Experience the natural and historical Beauties of central Albania - Karavasta Lagoon and Ardenica monastery

  • 1 Day
  • Ardenica, Karavasta Lagoon
  • Private or group

Visit Albania Tour Operator

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About this tour

This tour will take you to: The Monastery of the Nativity of the Theotokos in Ardenica[ or simply Ardenica Monastery is an Eastern Orthodox monastery. Built by Byzantine Emperor, Andronikos II Palaiologos in 1282 after the victory against the Angevins in the Siege of Berat, the monastery is famous as the place where, in 1451, was celebrated the marriage of Skanderbeg, the national hero of Albania, with Andronika Arianiti.

On the same day visit, Karavasta Lagoon, the largest lagoon in Albania and one of the largest in the Mediterranean Sea. It is renowned for hosting the Dalmatian pelican; 6.4% of Europe’s population of the Dalmatian pelican is found in Karavasta. To experience the beauty of the lagoon – we will take you on a boat trip through the canals of Lagoon – Stop at the tower to enjoy the natural surroundings 

  • Guided Tour
  • Ardenica Monastery and its Church
  • Ancient Apollonia – Ruins ,Museum,Monastery
  • Ac vehicle
  • Pick up drop off at your hotel or any destination
  • Approx 8 hours
  • Opportunity for wine tasting

Customized tour ( you can customize this tour )

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  • Personal expenses
  • Food

Include in price

  • Tour Guide
  • Transport with private car
  • Boat trip to Karavasta Lagoon
  • All fees and taxes

Start - EndHistory and Nature day - The biggest Albanian Lagoon and the Old Monastery

• Our driver will come early in morning at your hotel or meeting point
• Start driving to Fier Direction
• Visit monastery
• Our professional tour guide will explain to you the importance of this place • See the architecture and walk around Ardenica • Lunch near Ardenica - Opportunity for a small wine tasting at a family-run winery close to Ardenica On the way back to Tirana visit Karavasta Lagoon Stop at the visitor center for an introduction with Lagoon then take a boat trip through the Canals of Lagoon Stop at the birdwatching tower and if we are lucky we can see the Pelicans and Flamingos flying
• Drive back to client destination


(1 Review)
  • Andy

    Ardenica, Karavasta Lagoon
    February 10, 2021 at 11:25 am

    We had a good time with vato.Ardenica monastery is very impressive and with a rich history. Worth the day

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