Did you know ...

Did you know that Albanian people are some of the most hospitable people in the world?

Did you know that Albania was declared the world's "first" atheist state in 1967?

Did you know what happened to the imams and priests?

What about when sacred writings were found at a university during communism? 

Join us at Albania Ventures for a 60-minute historical walking tour.   

On this tour, you will:

  • Be inspired by stories of Albania heroes
  • Enjoy a walk through the picturesque boulevards of Tirana
  • See the Et'hem Bey Mosque, an Orthodox cathedral and other key historical sites.


Tips: The walking tour is free. Optional tips will be collected at the end of the tour. People have tipped from 5 to 40 Euro/person. Any guests are welcome and any amount is appreciated.

This walking tour does not require advance reservation but if fully booked, preference will be given to those that have completed the booking procedures.


  • National Opera House
  • Skanderbeg Statue
  • Et'hem Bey Mosque
  • Italian-style Municipality Buildings
  • Pyramid
  • Communist-era Bunker
  • Former Dictator Enver Hoxha’s Villa


"My daughter and I experienced a fantastic  guided tour of the centre of Tirana with insightful details and stories about its rich history, vibrant culture, and hidden gems. Josh and Sarah’s passion and knowledge made the tour truly memorable. I highly recommend it."

- Dan Dupree, United Kingdom

"Great tour, full of history, information and nice spots! Recommended!"

- Luana Lima, Brazil 

"Going around in Tirana with Albania Ventures gives you great opportunity to see the city, understand the country, its history. Highly recommended."

- Gellert Horvath, Hungary

"I really loved how Sarah and Josh made the history of Albania come alive."

Charles Parton, Ohio, USA

"It was the perfect way to spend a sunny afternoon in Tirana. Highly recommend for couples, solo travelers, friend
groups and travelers of all ages."

- Kelsey Kay Love

"I thoroughly enjoyed learning about the history of Albania via walking from one notable city centre Tirana building to another. Both Sarah and Josh are enthusiastic, well prepared and knowledgeable guides. I would highly recommend Albania Ventures Tours to anyone interested."

- Neil Harvey, Manchester, UK

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