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, city of ancient Epirus, in S Albania, 8 mi (12.9 km) S of Sarandë, opposite N end of the island of Kérkira (Corfu) on an inland lagoon off the Corfu Straits. Dating probably from the 8th cent. B.C.
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Butrint, in Southern Albania, is one of these archaeological sites with an indisputable value, which has already been included in the project of the UNESCO for the protection of the world's cultural patrimony.
Butrint 4; the archaeology and histories of an Ionian town.
The surrounding region also offers some historical sites, including the 2,500-year old town of Butrint.
Our cruise featured Athens and Istanbul but included several lesser sights, of which Butrint was the most obscure.
There are built the roads along the coastal area, Sarande - Ksamil- Butrint, Sarande - Konispol, Sarande- Pllake - Xarre, Sarande - Delvine, the local roads in Sarande, Ksamil, and Lukova beach.
Butrint, Classe, Cosa, Dura-Europos, Knossos, Silchester), but their juxtaposition within the strong thematic context of this volume invites fresh comparisons and contrasts.
24, 2014, 15 days): Cruise from Dubrovnik, Croatia to Piraeus, Greece, with visits to the UNESCO-listed Campiello in Corfu Town and Butrint in the not-often-visited country of Albania, the magical Meteora Monasteries, the magnificent sites of Athens, the islands of Santorini and Mykonos and the ports of Kotor, Montenegro and Chania, Greece.
This Odyssey across the Adriatic includes three new ports of call including Butrint, Albania; Brindisi, Italy; and Hvar, Croatia; as well as visits to Gythion, Greece; and Dubrovnik and Rovinj, Croatia along with one relaxing day at sea.
Considered a classic bike tour in that all the riding is on paved roads, the Albania Heritage by Bicycle tour is for moderate riders who are interested in history as we visit the natural and cultural heritage of Pogradec on the shores of Lake Ohrid, the architectural ruins of Butrint, and the "Town of a Thousand Windows,” also known as Berat.
CRUISES * GREEK ISLANDS: Windstar (020 7292 2369) offers seven nights Athens to Malta voyage, departing Oct 15, from pounds 1,011, saving pounds 836 with ports of call incl Gythion, Argostoli, Butrint National Park (Albania), Siracusa and Gozo.
important archaeological site of Butrint, is a scene of earthquake-type
The cruise journeys on to the ancient sites of Gallipoli (site of a famous World War I battle), Delphi; the beautiful classic Greek islands of Syros, Sifnos, Santorini, Naxos; Katakolon, the site of the first Olympiad; ancient UNESCO site Butrint and Durres, the oldest city in Albania.