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Buthrotum, Saint George Monastery, Ksamil and Lekursi Castle from Saranda
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“day trip” (30 reviews)
“steep steps” (8 reviews)
“ancient city” (13 reviews)
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Butrint, Albania
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+355 69 243 6689
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Butrint National Park is situated outside of the city of Sarande, Albania. This Greek (Corinthian) settlement from the 6th century BC is simply stunning. In the 1st century BC it fell to the Roman Empire. From the 4th to the 10th century it was a...More

Thank duncanscampbell
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a day trip from Corfu to Albania especially to see this site and very glad we did. This site is still being discovered and a fascinating place to wander around, we only had just over 2 hours, wish it could of been longer....More

Thank DevonDawn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the bus from Ksamil which had come originally from Sarande. Bus fares are very cheap and we always found them on time although that may change with heavy traffic in the height of the season. Butrint was very well maintained and we liked...More

Thank Evie128
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here from Corfu, after recommendation of a tour company - but in fact we did the journey ourselves. Lovely historical site, very peaceful, well described in information boards so if you aren't on a guided tour, no worries, the info boards would be good...More

Thank tottenham-girl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Butrint is well worth visiting as it is of national and international importance. It is clear to see the development over many periods in time and despite the rain, our local site guide made the visit very interesting. The mosaics were uncovered in part but...More

Thank sarahhcfe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a tour from a cruise ship and this National Park is a must see - with a guide the tour took just over 2 hours - the history is excellent with several cultures being present here over 2800 years! Grecians, Romans and others...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a must see in Saranda, Albania. It is amazing when you walk around it. It takes around 2 hours. It is in beautiful nature between trees, all around you will be in shade.

Thank Zaaaac
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Butrint was an ancient port city that dates back to the 8th Century BC. There is evidence of Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Venetian & Ottoman cultures & civilisations over this time. The site is large, taking about a couple of hours to walk around going at...More

Thank Shayne S
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Went on day trip from Corfu (by ferry), and upon arrival went by bus with an Albanian tour guide here..about 40 minutes by bus and through interesting countryside. The tour guide was very informative. We'd been told on the boat to get water as there...More

Thank Judy F
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Quite a lot of ruins from 4 different periods. Impressive by its size. If You like stones it is a place for You. Access from Ksamil by a local transport. Ask a shoplady for a departure time and a place. In Albania there is no...More

Thank Andrzej J
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brook53
22 September 2016|
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Response from Alan R | Reviewed this property |
I imagine you'll have the opportunity to book on board your cruise. If not the tour companies will almost certainly be awaiting the ship at the port to make the most of the visiting tourists. Enjoy!
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jmihowe
24 August 2016|
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Response from afurney | Reviewed this property |
Yes they sell a limited selection of books and other mementos unsure of credit card access
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Gill M
8 August 2016|
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Response from afurney | Reviewed this property |
Any of the travel companies will help, we left from old Corfu town harbour with all charges and taxes it cost 60 euro a person that included lunch. We went with Ionian Cruises
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