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Porto Palermo Castle: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely small castle with views out to see. The caretaker tries to be helpful for tips. Nice to have a small detour to see

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank sjontaela
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located on a small peninsula right off off the main road this is an intact castle. As is normal in Albania there is little in the way of signage to inform you. Very rough road to the peninsula but only about 200 meters. Once you...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank ComeflywithmeFlorida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in Porto Palermo Bay or Panorma Bay in ancient times. Built by a French architect who also built a secret tunnel under the 32 m deep well. Legend says that to keep this secret, Ali Pasha killed the architect along with the engineers after...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Albi K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You’ll find it on the coast road from the north to Sarandë. Nice place to spend half an hour or so (entrance fee 100 Leki). The walk to the entrance might not be inviting, but the castle is nice for a stop.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed October 4, 2019 via mobile

Is one of my favorite places to visit. There I find peace, so relaxing 😌 every summer i go there and always satisfied

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank lidiad224
Reviewed June 29, 2019

This small fortress was built by a French architect hired by Ali Pasha. Legend is the Pasha had him killed once the construction was done. It is located in the Porto Palermo bay which is one of the most beautiful of the Riviera. For those...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Stopped here en route to Vlore. You definitely need a guide and a torch. Rooms quite dark. Castle built by Ali Pasha for his last wife. Worth the stop. Cost 100Lek.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lakelover908
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

A nice castle in Ali Pasha style. You pay 100 lek fee (July 2018). Not much information provided but still a nice visit when you are in the Area. Make sure to bring a flashlight to see the prison and other very unlit areas. No...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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