We give you the opportunity to explore the city of thousand stairs Gjirokastra in combination with the Blue Eye spring an organized bus tour with a guide in your language.
The UNESCO World Heritage Town situated in southern Albania, Gjirokastra perches on the steep side of the Drino valley overlooking a historic landscape framed by snow-capped mountains. This ‘city of a thousand steps’ comprises hundreds of Ottoman-style tower houses with distinctive stone roofs, wooden balconies, and whitewashed stone walls. Dominated by the sheer flanks of its vast castle, Gjirokastra is a magical city with a tumultuous past.
Blue eye spring is situated 1km far away from Saranda-Gjirokastra roadway. The average outflow of this source is 6m3/sec and its depth is 45m. The area around the lake has a very rich flora and fauna, where you can find river trout and many wild animals like; marten, fox and different kinds of reptiles e.t.c.