Fancy a weekend trip to Tirana? Experience the history of Albania and its surrounding and beautiful nature.
Tirana National Museum
Skanderbeg Square – Sheshi Skenderbej
Skanderbeg Square is Tirana’s central square, where the ‘Skendebej’ equestrian statue is well worth a visit. On the one hand, the monument reflects Albania’s history from the 1500s and on the other, the square offers a social and cultural meeting place. From there, the most important sights of Tirana are within walking distance.
Tirana’s National Museum – Muzeu Historik Kombetar
The largest museum in Albania was built in the communist era and architectural style. The mosaic on the main façade covers epochs such as antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Albanian national movement, Albanian culture, resistance, anti-fascism and communism, which reflect the content of the exhibition.
Mount Dajti – Mali i Dajtit
Dajti is a mountain with an altitude of 1613 m and is located approx. 25 km east of Tirana’s center. The mountain can be reached by cable car or ‘Dajti Express cable car’ and offers a wonderful and expansive view for nature lovers. In winter you will find a snow-covered mountain and in summer you can enjoy the view of a green oasis.