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Fier, Albania
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Ardencia and Apollonia Day Trip from Tirana
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Fier, Albania
+355 68 405 8529
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a really interesting visit. The buildings are worth a visit and the frescoes, although damaged, are remarkable.

Thank TravellerGillian
Reviewed 24 August 2017

A short drive from Fier away, Apollonia is a very nice archaeological site in the Albanian countryside. The road from Fier to Apollonia is partially paved, partially unpaved but fully navigable in a small city car without any major problems. Once there you can visit...More

Thank Jamerli
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Our mistakes were arriving around noon, so it was so hot we couldn't do justice to the site. Because of that, we left early, without exploring the area properly, and missed the church and museum. Be warned, the road there is horrific, probably the worst...More

Thank Yvonne O
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this site just as the sun was beginning to sit and all of the views were just beautiful. The museum was awesome and the tour guide accommodated A short tour even though we arrived just around closing time. Such beautiful views so worth...More

Thank Kburris910
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Splendid view virgin local cafe above the Apollonia museum. Must try. Hard to find. Go up the hill from the museum and follow a little sign Restaurant. The freshest frogs and tasty local chicken served with fresh rosemary which our young waiter cut just behind...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Apollonia is so romantic. A place to fall in love. Every time i visit Albania, i feel like it is a MUST place to see. So many stories hidden in this small city. Once made a beautiful romantic picnic there, it was so quite so...More

1  Thank Doppelmai
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Ancient city of Apollonia is definitely worth a visit. Besides the antic sites, you will enjoy landscape views and old monastery and Orthodox Church. The site officially closes at 8, but the staff actually leaves it open so you can wonder around during the sunset...More

Thank Edi d
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

You can plunge into the world of ancient Greece, touch the stones that Aristotle heard. Good museum and view from the highest point (near the restaurant). It is convenient to climb the path that is to the left of the amphitheater, if you are standing...More

Thank Илона Р
Reviewed 13 July 2017

If you're a fan of ancient Rome then the place to visit while in Albania is Apollonia, just outside of Fier. Perched atop a large hill with spectacular views all around, the excavated ruins only hint at what once was an incredible place. There are...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Apollonia, dedicated to the god Apollo, stands out among ancient Roman ruins as a tranquil center of learning and religion. From the buildings and their arrangement, you get a sense of studied calm. In the small Odeon (theatre) you can easily imagine toga-clad Octavian (Julius...More

1  Thank culturevulture94
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