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Albania - "Where the Balkans meet the Mediterranean"
Tour Location
Country:
Albania
From:
Tirana
To:
Tirana
Tour Information
Guiding:
Guided,
Duration:
10 days
Tour Language:
English
Cost From:
USD 2395
Tour Distance & Dates
Distance:
533 Km
Riding Days:
8
Daily Average:
67 Km
Month(s):
May
Tour Operator:
Far and Away Cycling

Albania - "Where the Balkans meet the Mediterranean"

10 Days 533 KmAVG 66 Km

Albania is a place that most people overlook. After having been there, I am not sure why that is. There is history. There are mountains. There is the Ionian coastline. There is little traffic. And the food in Albania is ALL organic. And it is inexpensive by European standards. The people are friendly. There really isn't anything not to like.

So, we intend to take full advantage of it.

This tour starts in Tirana and then heads the long way around Lake Ohrid through Macedonia. We then cut South to the border with Greece riding in the valley below the the impressive snow covered Grommerz mountains before hitting the Ionian Coast and heading back north to Tirana.

We visit Unesco World Heritage Sites along the way. There also is substantial climbing.

It takes some effort to get to Albania. It is not on the beaten path, but for me, that is actually a big attraction.
Inclusions
Dinners (except the first night of arrival in Tirana and in Saranda)
Breakfasts
Transport of baggage
Stocked Sag Vehicle with driver and a local bi-lingual guide.
Transfer from Tirana to the ride start outside of Tirana.
Transfer from Vlore to Tirana Airport.
Exclusions
Airfare
Visas
Beer, wine, booze
Lunches are excluded. There are many places to stop and eat along the way and food is inexpensive.
Immunizations from your doctor or travel clinic
Airport transfer upon arrival - not hard - we will give you instructions.
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