Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Albania  /  Vlore County  /  Butrint  /  Butrint National Park

Butrint National Park, Butrint

4.7
#1 of 317 in Things to do in Albania
Must see · World heritage site · National Park · Hidden Gem · Geologic Formation
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.
Create an itinerary including Butrint National Park
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Butrint National Park reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
2,421 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • The site is well organized and there are plaques on most of the stops explaining the purpose and when it was built. It would be worth the trip to southern Albania just to see this site.  more »
  • The place is just charming! Nature, some stones and sea around. Great place for relaxation and a very romantic one. Recommend!  more »
Google
  • Very nice national park. Very calm place, you can take a boat tour and go to the other side of the lake. We have taken and I definitely recommend it the Mussel tour. They take you to take mussels from the mussels farm, and than you are taken to a private part of the national park, where you cook the together and have a nice dinner with the calm of the lake. Also there is a lot more to explore in this national park. Definitely recommend.
  • The park is a great place to visit if you like to walk for a bit, they don’t have so much souvenirs and restaurants. There is a place outside that have really nice service. It’s very cheap to eat there to. You by like 7 euros for a meal. The entrance fee is the same. We enjoyed to walk there and take pictures. The history of the place is very interesting to.

Plan your trip to Butrint

  • Compose it!
    Your own itinerary for your car vacation, beach vacation, city trip, any near or distant journey ... ready within 10 minutes.
  • Customize it.
    Refine your plan. We find the best routes and opportunities.
  • Book it.
    Choose from the best accommodations (Expedia, AirBnB), airlines and activities, by yourself or share with travel professionals for the utmost experience. Up to 50% discount!
  • Do it yourself.
    Or share your plan with travel professionals for a customized trip