Butrint National Park, Butrint

4.7
#2 of 48 in Parks in Albania
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. Plan your visit to Butrint National Park and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Butrint travel route planner .
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  • Archaeological site of cute and fairly well maintained, but unfortunately the whole is ruined by a valet parking abuse at the entrance (just under a sign that indicates the free parking) and staff quite rude.
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  • Missing one star for the shameful attitude of the attendants at the entrance. We pay two tickets in euros and the rest in lek missing money. Alright little stuff. The worst thing is that a guy makes us go from a turnstile already open and gives us two tickets already used with date and time do not correspond to the day! Walk with me, realize it, we go back to the scoundrel who readily detect this gives us the right ticket. No comment. In a place so important for Albania would serve people more honest knowledgeable and passionate about. Even here in the South it seems normal to act like this.
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  • Staying in Ksamil decided to visit this archaeological site and we were amazed for the cleaning and care of the ruins. The only "bad" bugs along the way ... but then we were in the Woods and near the sea.
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  • Fantastic historical place in beautiful nature. Greek, Romantic and Venetian ruins make up a complete fortified city at a green-eyed Bay. Good tour! Part of the Albanian adventure tours from Corfu, this shows an amazing part of this unknown country.
  • A must see attraction! Breathtaking views of this beautiful ancient city. Don't miss the castle where you will enjoy the best views.
  • I recomend you to visit this national park . Its one of the best national parks. I was worked there as Guide .
  • The best ruins used in the pamphlets are covered over to preserve them. So expect to be looking at a gravel pit imagining the mosaics or a wooden deck over the amphitheatre. Disappointing due to expectations from advertising
  • Stunning historical place. A must see!

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