Durrës, home to the biggest seaport in the country, is located 34 km away from Tirana. It is the most ancient city in Albania, with almost 3,000 years of history. Its foundation dates back to 627 B.C. when the Corinthians and settlers from Corcyra invaded the Illyrian territory of the Taulantis. The city is home to many ancient archaeological sites and finds. The most notable tourist attraction in Durrës is the amphitheater of the Roman Emperor Hadrian with 18,000 seats, the second biggest amphitheater in the Balkans .
Gazi has been a professional tour guide in Tirana with 16 years of experience hosting international visitors. He is enthusiastic about sharing his knowledge on the intriguing history, politics, geography and cultures of Albania. He enjoys travelling and meeting people from all walks of life. He is the founder of Tirana Free (Walking) Tour Company. Gazi aims to design the most rewarding and fun touring experience for travellers and learners from around the world, based on his first hand experience as a seasoned tourist himself. He believes that people are each other's guest in their respective story of life. He appreciates every human encounter and looks forward to sharing his story with you, and learning from your perspectives!
Gazi has been guiding since Jun 2005
Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Durrës with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.
The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Durrës. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!
While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.
We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.
The majority of your tip goes directly to support the guide’s hard work, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.
Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.
For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.
Christina (NYC) 🌇🏺🏛🦉 M.
25 April 2021
Toma Ottawa C.
23 April 2021
Gazi is a superb guide.
22 April 2021
Beautiful views ... great tour
22 April 2021
22 April 2021
Thanks for another discovery of the beauty that Albania has to offer. Loved the variety of sceneries we visited, from amphitheatre, beach, city, etc; this place has so much to offer! Gazi was very interactive, friendly and brought so much knowledge to share with all of us. Don't hesitate to take a tour with Gazi, one tour and you will be hooked!