Regular & private rides across Albanian Riviera

Saranda, Gjirokastra and Blue Eye tour

Daily trip from Saranda to one of the most charming ancient cities of Albania – Gjirokastra. On your way is also 50 meters deep natural water spring Blue Eye. Do not miss the chance to walk across old bazar streets, listed by UNESCO heritage, to visit castle and it’s rich museum exhibition and to explore interiors of traditional Ottoman style house of Skenduli family. Ideal option for cruise line passengers arriving to Saranda with MSC Poesia, MSC Lirica,MSC Orchestra, MSC Musica, Holland America OOsterdam and others.


Saranda – Blue Eye spring – Gjirokastra – Saranda

Tour programme

  • Meeting at Saranda port (for cruise line groups) or your hotel
  • Transfer to “Blue Eye” natural water spring
  • Coffee break and photo session
  • Transfer to Gjirokastra
  • Walking tour across old bazar street
  • Visiting Castle of Gjirokastra and museum
  • Visiting Skenduli house – traditional Ottoman building
  • Lunch in a traditional restaurant in Gjirokastra
  • Return transfer to Saranda port / hotel


~ 5-6 hours


  • 45-metre deep water spring
  • Ancient town of Gjirokastra
  • Castle of Gjirokastra and historical museum
  • Typical Ottoman, traditional house of Skenduli family
  • Gastronomical experiments in a traditional restaurant


Number of tourists Price per person 
1-3 € 80
4-10 € 70
11-30 € 55
30+ € 40


  • All transfers with comfortable car/minivan/bus
  • Guided sightseeing tour according to program in chosen language (English, German, French, Italian, French, Russian, Albanian)
  • Entry fees (Blue Eye, Gjirokastra castle & museum, Skenduli house)

Not included

  • Coffee break at Blue Eye
  • Lunch in a tradition restaurant (order by menu on your choise)
  • Tips, souvenirs, other personal expences