Visit Blue Eye & Gjirokastra

Rruga Ismail Kadare 12, Gjirokaster

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8 Hours

Tour Type

Unesco & Historic Tours

Group Size

15 persons




For nature lovers we will explore the National Park of “Blue Eye” – an attractive tourist place, located in the village of Muzinë, near the national road Delvinë – Gjirokastër. It’s a very picturesque area, and has been declared a Natural Monument, with an oval shape similar to the shape of an eye.

The charming old town of Gjirokastra has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2005. Gjirokastra’s castle is one of the biggest in the Balkans. It is situated on the hilltop overlooking the town, witnessing the history of the whole region across the centuries. The date for building this fortification is still unclear. According to archaeologists, the place had been inhabited since IV-V century. old town of Gjirokastra, mainly medieval, with a beautiful architecture to admire, reflecting the city's rich past, it is built on a hill with view of the Drino valley and the mountains. This interesting town will give a good impression of the way of life in Albania during the Ottoman period. We will have lunch at one of the local restaurants in the old market area, where you can taste some specialties of the area. On the way to Saranda, we will pass by Blue Eye national park. In this quiet park we will walk towards the crystal source called Syri i Kaltër in albanian, where 5m³/sec comes from the depth of the earth and with a temperature of 10°. If time permits, there will be a short coffee break at the park's riverside restaurant before departure to the Saranda & Ksamil.



  •  Blue Eye Natyral Park
  • Visit to the Castle, build over the hills of the city.
  • Visit Skenduli’s house, Ismail Kadare’s House
  • Visit Ethnographic Museum 



  • Ages 10 - 75
  • Min 2 persons,  max of 15 persons per group
  • Duration: 8h
  • Start time: Check availability
  • Mobile ticket

What to expect

  • 09:00 Departure from Blue Line Travel office towards Blue Eye'picturesque area
  • 09:40 Arrival to the National Park of Blue Eye
  • 11:30 Departure from Blue Eye, drive towards Gjirokastra's Old Town
  • 12:30 Arrival to Gjirokastra.
  • Visits starts from Old Bazaar 
  • You'll have 4 hours approximately for vistit and lunch 
  • 16:00 Departure from Gjirokastra towards Saranda
  • 17:00 Arrival in Saranda, Blue Line Travel office

Departure and return


  • Blue Line Travel & Car Rental Office, Lagjia nr1, Rruga Naim Frashëri, Sarandë, Albania

Pickup details:

  • We pick up our guests from all hotels in Sarande (only from Butrinti street part).

End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.


  • Wheelchair are not accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available

If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code:

+355 697 997 299

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a 2 travelers minimum. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Cancellation policy

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Cancellation by the traveler the same day date of the experience, there's no refund



Air-conditioned vehicle
Professional driver
All Fees and Taxes
Bottle of water
Local Guide
Tips and Extras
Food and drinks
Entrance ticket: Castel of Gjirokastra, Museum of Weapons, Skenduli House

Travel Styles

Nature & Adventure
Unesco & Historic Tours

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Rruga Ismail Kadare 12, Gjirokaster


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