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Archeological Sites

Lezha Castle Lezha Castle, originating from Illyrian times, is located at the top of a 186 meter high hill to the east of the town of Lezha. In 1440 CE it was reconstructed by the Venetians, and then again in 1522 CE after...
The Monastery of Ardenica The Monastery of Ardenica is located close to the village of Kolonja. It is a Byzantine structure occupying a surface area of about 2,500 m². This monument consists of the Saint Mary Church, the Saint Triad chapel...
Bukuroshja e Durrësit Most of the excavations began in the 1960's, and most of them are ongoing, allowing observers a rare opportunity to view an archaeological excavation in progress. One of the most interesting finds in the city is...
The Tomb of Dervish Luzha The Tomb of Dervish Luzha in the village of Luzha, located southeast of Bajram Curri, is a religious monument of the Bektashi order of Sufi Islam.
Castle of Margellici It is located at the top of a dominant hill near the industrial town of Patos. It is an antique monument belonging to VII century B.C. It was a satellite fortress of ancient Bylis. This castle was also a...
The Monumental Tombs of Selca e Poshtëme The Monumental Tombs of “Selca e Poshtëme” (Lower Selca) are 2,400 years old, located 40 km from the modern city of Pogradec. Selca was a town founded by the Illyrian tribe of Desartes in the 6th century BCE. It is...
Archaeological Museums The Durrës Archaeological Museum (Albanian: Muzeu Arkeologjik) in Durrës, Albania, established in 1951, is the largestarchaeological museum in the country. The museum is located near the beach and north of the...
Sarda Sarda is a very picturesque location, surrounded by 24.7 hectares of fresh, blue waters. The ruins of a castle dating back to the 6th- 8th centuries BCE are also on the island which  can be found  in the artificial...
Byllis Byllis,the ancient city is located close to the village of Hekal in the region of Mallakastra (part of Fier district). Established in the 3rd century B.C once flourished as a political, economic and cultural...
The Përsqop Fortress The Përsqop Fortress is located south of Tirana, near Petrela Castle. The inhabitants of Petrela Castle once used this fortress perched atop the Vila Mountain. The Illyrians constructed the basic structure and then...

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