Cape of Rodon Full-Day Jeep Private Tour from Tirana

The Cape of Rodon is a hidden gem in Albania. A beautiful rocky peninsula points into the wild Adriatic Sea. We will take a jeep to drive from Tirana to the Cape of Rodon, where we will hike for about 45 minutes to reach the stunning Cape of Rodon. We will also visit the Skanderbeg castle located on the peninsula and take beautiful pictures of the nature and the sea. The cape of Rodon has untouched nature, magnificent views and old bunkers from the communist regime.

On the way back, you will have a few hours of free time to swim and explore the Bay of Lalzi, which is one of the virgin sandy beaches close to the Cape of Rodon. Hotel pick-up in Tirana, transportation and all entrance fees are included.

per adult from

$76

AUD

Duration

8 hours

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Private transport with a 4 Wheel Drive
    • Hotel pick-up and drop off in Tirana
    • Entrance fees to the Cape of Rodon and Rodoni Castle
    • Private tour guide
    • Entry/Admission - Rodoni Castle
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Cape of Rodon, Albania

    The Cape of Rodon is a natural wonder and it is a hidden gem in Albania. The Cape of Rodon is a rocky peninsula that points into the Adriatic Sea. The cape of Rodon is also known as the Cape of Skanderbeg or "Kepi i Rodonit".

    The cape is completely overgrown by nature and untouched by humans. It takes about 2 hours to drive from Tirana. However, from the parking space, the cape can only be reached by hiking along a trail for about 45 minutes. At the end of the trail, you will see the Cape of Rodon. From the hill, you will have beautiful views of the lush green cape, which points into the wild sea. From the hill, you can descent to the Cape to visit the Rodoni Castle.

    During the communist period, the Cape of Rodon was a restricted area. Since, it served as a military base by the coast. Along the walking trail, you will see numerous bunkers and tunnels, which remind the Albanian people of the strict communist regime of Enver Hoxha.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Rodoni Castle, Cape of Rodon Albania

    On the Cape of Rodon, you can visit the Rodoni Castle. The castle is also called Skanderbeg Castle, since it was build by Albanian's national hero Skanderbeg. Skanderbeg was a military commander, who united the Albanian tribes and led the defence against the invasion of the Ottoman Turks.

    Skanderbeg completed the castle around 1452 with the intention to have access to the Adriatic Sea. However, in 1467, the Ottoman Turks destroyed the castle. The castle was later rebuilt by the Venetians after 1500.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Cape of Rodon, Albania

    The Church of St Anthony is one of the first sights you see, when you arrive to the Cape of Rodon. The church is a beautiful sight, as it has the sea and the beach in the background.
    The church was originally built in the 12th century, but it was rebuilt in the 15th century. It has a Romanesque-Gothic style and it was a part of the Franciscan monastery. During the communist regime, the church was used as a military depot, but after the fall of the communism it was restored. There are several beautiful frescoes inside the church.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Bay of Lalzi, Albania

    The Bay of Lalzi is one of the most natural beaches close to Tirana. Whereas Durres or Shengjin are big coastal towns, Lalzi beach is filled pine trees and white sand. The Bay of Lalzi is located along the same road to the Cape of Rodon, so it is perfect spot for a stop on the way back to Tirana. You will have 2 hours of free time to walk along the white beach and swim. The beach is enclosed by cliffs in the distance and it is usually quiet in the summer months.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Rinas Airport, Tirana Albania
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Albania Tour Guide

Activity ID: V-252565P7

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