Guided • 5 Days • 300€ per person (includes accommodation & full board)
Join us in pristine northern Albania for a chance to connect with nature and experience the delicious fare of this rich and sunlit land, in a tour adapted for those with limited mobility. Over the course of 5 days, you will learn the joys of Albanian cooking, take part in a wine tour (including tasting and visiting our vineyard), and tour lake Shkoder and the historic Shkodër center and Tirana, Albania’s capitol city.
The tour includes time at Florian’s Guesthouse. This guesthouse is picturesque (without stairs).The layout includes, wide, flat, well-lit paths and portable ramps; perfect for travellers in wheelchairs. Here in Albania, some roads and paths can be uneven or dirt roads meaning wheelchair users may struggle with mobility. This disabled access tour is best suited to wheelchair users who have full upper body control and preserve some limited lower body control; previous visitors had no issues negotiating the Guesthouse property.
We’re confident in offering quality, unforgettable tours to disabled travellers, and we look forward to welcoming you to our home!
Please note: We don’t have access to specialized equipment; chairlifts, specialized vans or slings moving immobilized individuals.
Day 1 : Pick up from airport, tour of guesthouse, introduction to our farm and orchard
Today, we will pick you up from the airport and take you to our Guesthouse. We will introduce you to the local area and our farm, help you unpack, and introduce you to our family. Depending on the weather and how you feel we can take a local field trip and see the surrounding countryside.
Day 2 : Visit to Lake Shkodra
We will tour the placid Lake Shkodra, picnicking on the beachside, as well as taking in the picturesque scenery.
Located within a 20 min drive from the Florian Guesthouse, our Lake Shkodra excursion will culminate in a relaxing journey visiting the smooth glass-like water. If this adventure sounds familiar to you, it’s likely because you may have heard about it in travel guides; it is renowned as one of the great lake tours of Europe. You will love the views of this magnificent lake. If time permits, we will visit a lake side cafe.
Day 3 : Tour of Shkodër Center
This days excursion is a favorite among guests who come to explore Shkodër, Albania’s fifth-largest city. Shkodër has been inhabited by the Illyrians, the Slavs, Venetians and the Ottomans.
According to Lonely Planet®, Shkodër is “one of the oldest cities in Europe.” As you explore with us sites like Rozafa Castle, the Communist Jail, and other sites of significance, we are certain you will feel our country’s history. A detailed itinerary can be found here.
Day 4 : Tour of our vineyard, with homemade wine tasting, followed by an Albanian cooking class in the afternoon
Our sustainable farming lifestyle immerses you in what an agriculture experience looks and feels like. Here you will connect to the earth; our garden, orchard and vineyards and you will share in a very different daily routine. Please find more details of this tour here, and more details of the Albanian cooking class here.
Day 5 :
After breakfast we will help you prepare for your travel back home (or your next destination). If your flight is late in the day, you are welcome to relax under the grape vines here at the Guesthouse until your scheduled transfer. Safe travels!
Luggage Storage – FREE
Gated Car Parking – FREE
Transfers in Getting to the Guesthouse
- Minibus Transfer from Shkodër – FREE
- Private Transfer from Shkodër – €80 One-Way, €160 Round Trip
- Tirana, €40 Euros for 1-4 people
- Durrës €60 Euros for 1-4 people
- Krujë €40 Euros for 1-4 people
- Shëngjin €30 Euros for 1-4 people
- Berat €90 Euros for 1-4 people
- Elbasan €70 Euros for 1-4 people
- Pogradec €80 Euros for 1-4 people
- Vlore €150 Euros for 1-4 people
- Tivat/Kotor €70 Euros for 1-4 people
- Ulcinj €35 Euros for 1-4 people
- Bar €50 Euros for 1-4 people
- Budva €70 Euros for 1-4 people
- Podgorica €40 Euros for 1-4 people
- Herceg Novi €100 Euros for 1-4 people
- * to begin the hike the same day you must leave between 08.00 -11.00 a.m. from these cities.
- Prizren €150 Euros for 1-4 people