For all those interested to meet and enjoy new exciting destinations The excursion begins from the port of Corfu crossing to Albanian coast at the city of Agion Saranda. optional excursion to Vouthroto and Blue Eye
For all those wishing to make the most of your holiday in Corfu, interested to meet and enjoy new exciting destinations with natural landscapes and crystal waters we suggest these historic cities which preserve their rich cultural and religious legacy. We offer you the opportunity to make a one-day excursion to the spectacular country of eagles Albania, a country full of many monuments, new recognized by UNESCO as world heritage. Our excursion begins from the port of Corfu where we must go through passport control. From there we will cross from Corfiot to Albanian coast reaching the city of Agion Saranda. Upon arrival you will be able to visit the city of Agion Saranda known as the “Pearl of the Balkans”. This city was built on the ruins of the ancient city of Onchismou that flourished during the Roman times but was destroyed in 552 AD only to be founded again as a modern city during the Ottoman era.
Those of you who want to learn more about the history of this country can enjoy a unique experience simply following an optional excursion, beginning from the archaeological city of Vouthroto and ending at a stunning natural countryside called the Blue Eye. After boarding the bus the local guide will advise us on the history, the civilization and culture of this country. Arriving at our destination, you will be able to admire one of the best preserved cities with influences from all four Mediterranean civilizations. This city is a true archeological treasure as it takes you back thousand of centuries to the Greek, Roman, Byzantine, and Venetian times. The city of Vouthroto is situated on a green peninsula and is surrounded by rivers that join the Ionian Sea with the beautiful lagoon. The archaeological sites are located in a natural park witnessing the cities old shine, with the temple of Asclepius the amphitheater and the Cuclopean walls from the Hellenistic period in the 3rd century B.C., the public baths, the fitness center, aqueduct (water reservoir) from the Roman period, as well as the Byzantine church with a baptistery decorated with exquisite mosaics. The culmination of this historical route will be our visit to the castle, from the Venetian period, situated on top of a hill offering a panoramic view. We continue with a meal you can enjoy in traditional restaurant in the city of Agion Saranda. After your meal, we head to the last destination the Blue Eye. A visit to this landscape will enchant you and relax you as it was once a relaxation landscape for the communist elite. The guide will tell you all about the myth of this amazing natural phenomenon seated under the shade of the green trees.
The optional trip cost 23,00 euro per person included the bus , the guide , the entrance in the archaeological sites Butrint and Blue Eye,and launch .
The price for the children from 0-5 free,from 6-11 50%
Port Tax 10 euro
Children from 4 year pay all the price for Port Tax 10 euro.
This optional trip and the Port Tax are payable by the customer on board.