Albania Kruje castle
Albania Kruje3
Albania Kruja2

Gjergj Kastrioti, also known as Skanderbeg, was a military commander famous for resisting Turkish invaders in the 1400s. Skanderbeg was born in Kruja and made it his citadel. As soon as you reach Kruja, you’ll come face-to-face with an enormous statue of Skanderbeg and his mighty sword, before exploring the museum in his name.

Walking in Europe

A complete guide to walking and hiking trips in Europe

A journey of a thousand miles may begin, as the Taoist proverb goes, with a single step. But when it comes to walking holidays in Europe, that first step comes well before you set foot on a trail. Planning – deciding your destination and route, scheduling your departure, choosing your preferred kind of accommodation and level of support, packing the right kit, and many more factors besides – is key to ensuring that your hiking trip is safe, successful and more

15 days

Off-the-beaten path in the Balkans

Albania and Kosovo’s hiking trails
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5 days

Albania and Kosovo ~ Walking in Illyria and Epirus

Exploring Albania’s capital and surroundings
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Kruja Tours

Tirana and a Taste of Illyria

Explore Tirana, Durres and the hilltop citadel of Kruja

5 daysFrom £840
Tirana, Durres, Kruja
Tour Type Private guided tour
Activity Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, National Parks, Culture, Archaeology, Cities, Museums & Galleries, History, Solo Travel

Kruja Travel Companies

3e Travel

Adventures in Montenegro & the Western Balkans
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
Family, Adventure, Backpacking, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Camping, Cycling, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, History, Culinary, Food, Wine, Solo Travel

Kudu Travel

Cultural walking tours in the Balkans
Small group tour
Beach, Family, Adventure, Backpacking, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Horseback Riding, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Archaeology, Museums & Galleries, History, Culinary, Food, Wine, Solo Travel

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