Butrint National Park, Butrint
Categories: Ruins, Historic Sites, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
Listed as a World Heritage Site, Butrint National Park includes a seaside town, archeological sites, and forest. Within the park's modest 85.9 sq km (33 sq mi), stretching from inland southwestern Albania to the Ionian Sea, you'll see a wide range of sites, including ruins from the Bronze Age, Venetian castles, and a basilica. A Roman theater is still active from time to time. Dynamic environments, including a freshwater lake and dense woodland, surprise you with an abundance of wildlife. There are a variety of ways for you to tour the attraction, including hiking trails. Consider a stay in the seaside village of Ksamil for access to the coast and national park. Our Butrint vacation planner makes visiting Butrint National Park and other Butrint attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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It was a thrill to find such a wonderful site - it is a worthy UNESCO world heritage site. I did not have a guide so had to spend time reading all about it when I was there, so my tip for maximum enjo... read more »
What a beautiful area of the country. You could spend a whole day just crawling around the site. And the city is just as interesting.
I didn't expect much, but this UNESCO world cultural site is a must see for Albanian travelers. You discover remnants of an ancient temple, ruins of a Byzantine church, a Greek amphitheater and a Vene... read more »
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