City & Food Tour of Tirana in One Day

City & Food Tour of Tirana in One Day

This tour will introduce you with local Tirana and its traditional food and cuisine. Tirana, an urban metropolis, full of contrasts in which can easily be noticed the scars from the past and the present. It is a city when fine delicate art of the beginning of the 20th century is mixed with cold rectangular shapes of the communism period and in between modern new buildings blooms. In this one Day Tour we will discover some of the most interesting part of the city combined with a lot of local flavors, interesting stories and friendly locals.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Skanderbeg Square, Plaza Tirana, Tirana 1001 Albania

After the pick up the first destination of the tour will be one of very few least typical breakfast restaurants, or “Mengjezore”. It is where we will have the chance to taste “Pace” a traditional thick, spicy soup made of cow head or bone marrow. Located at the “Bicycle Market”, a very typical local neighborhood this Restaurant, since 2004 has kept alive the tradition of “Breakfast Restaurant” and Pace.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pazari i Ri, Sheshi Avni Rustemi, Tirana 1001 Albania

After an energizing breakfast, passing by the “New Bazaar” we will get introduced with some of the most typical Albanian Fruits, vegetables and souvenirs. The area of the New Bazaar is one of the most interested in Tirana, Shortstop in a Local Pastry. From 1998 they are bringing the same recipe of the Merengue Cake. For the owner, all started as a good memory from childhood happy days.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Blloku, Tirana Albania

Passing from the Old Part of the city and getting nearer to the city center we will spot the Communist Influence on the buildings and Architecture. It is time for some coffee and we will stop by a local coffee shop. It will be hard to choose as they provide more than 25 different types of coffee from all over the world. Of course, if you would like to sounds local go with the small espresso or Turkish Coffee.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pallati i Kongreseve, Bulevardi Dëshmorët e Kombit, Tiranë, Albania

The tour continues in the Main Boulevard of Tirana “Deshmoret e Kombit”. You will learn more about its Architecture, Style and History. It is where Piramida and most famous buildings of Tirana are situated. Walking along the former communist part of the city, Blloku. It uses to be the residential area of the Former Communist dictator, Enver Hoxha.

Lunch at a traditional grill restaurant when we will have the chance to taste 2 of the most famous dishes of Tirana, “Fergese” and “Qofte”.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tirana Castle, Shëtitorja Murat Toptani, Tiranë, Albania

Walking through the “Pedonale” the pedestrian Artistic Boulevard we will visit the Castle of Tirana. Situated in the center of Tirana it has been an administrative point in different ruling systems. Recently renovated, now it is one of the most interesting attractions with unique shops and bars.

Visit at a Specialised Olive Oil Shop, when we will get professionally introduced to the history of the Olive Oil. Olive trees and how to taste Olive Oil.

Opportunity for buying Olive Souvenirs.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: 8RGC+HJ9, Shëtitorja Murat Toptani, Tiranë, Albania

Next Stop will be a small 100 % Made In Albania Shop. It is where all the products are coming from different regions of Albania bringing at us an Albanian Bouquets of Flavors and tastes. Introducing to different Jams, Cheese, Herbs and Raki Tasting.

It is also the last Stop of the Tour and where this tour ends.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Restorant Tymi, 8RH7+C2W, Rruga e Kavajës, Tiranë, Albania

Visit at traditional Local Restaurant where we will have the chance to try a full Grill Lunch and local beer or wine.
Famous for their Meatballs and Fergese, this restaurant is one of the most favorite of locals in the area.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Go as Local - Tour Operator Albania, Rruga Siri Kodra 88, Tirana 1001, Albania


Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duration: 5 To 6 Hours
Start location: Skanderbeg Square, Sheshi Skënderbej, Tiranë, Albania

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Breakfast - Traditional Breakfast - 2 Types of Soups from a Local Restaurant
  • Lunch - Traditional Local Lunch - Grill Food
  • Snacks - Traditional Desserts
  • Bottled water
  • Alcoholic Beverages - Raki Taste
  • Entry/Admission - Pazari i Ri
  • Entry/Admission - Pallati i Kongreseve
  • Entry/Admission - Blloku
  • Entry/Admission - Tirana Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Shëtitorja Murat Toptani
  • Entry/Admission - Restorant Tymi
  • Entry/Admission - Skanderbeg Square

Not Included

  • Souvenirs & Personal Spendings


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