In the Footsteps of Lord Byron

Please inquire about small group pricing.

This exclusively designed walking tour has been created for those that wish to understand and experience Albania as Byron did two centuries ago. Our exclusive walking tour in the footsteps of Byron brings his memories to life.

A delight for history and poetry enthusiasts

Highlights

  •  The UNESCO World Heritage city of Gjirokastra

  • The famous Bektashi Monastery

  • Riding the mountains and forests of Southern Albania  

  • One of Albania’s oldest Byzantine churches at Labovë e Kryqit  

  • Riding through the Kelcyra 

Throughout the days, we experience firsthand the landscape as our beloved Lord Byron, and the evenings are spent reflecting upon the day’s events. His captivating journeys included the UNESCO World Heritage city of Gjirokastra, Tepelena (birthplace of the Albanian-Ottoman ruler, Ali Pasha), and Melanit (a religious center for Bektashi Shi'it Muslims).

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      Land of Albania! Let me bend mine eyes on  thee, thou rugged nurse of savage men. 

- Lord Byron

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