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Blue Eye (Syri Kalter)

Saranda, Albania
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Reviewed today

It is a very interesting place, with a very big spring, that goes from zero to a full river in a few meters. The acces is not so nice because the road is quite bad, if you have the option to go with a car...More

Thank Lorant B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Second time in this place, very nice place to visit.The road ,the last 2-3 miles still very bad. bit difficult to park as to many people at the times. Beautiful views for drink or coffe

Thank AltinTa
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stunning natural phenomenon, really beautiful, easy to reach by taxi from Saranda or we hired a car for the day and visited Blue Eye and Gjirokaster. Really good day out but narrow, bendy roads are a feature of the day, not for the faint hearted.

Thank SarahH1965
Reviewed 1 week ago

The spring is strong, coming from underground so the water is reaaally cold. If you have an underwater camera, you would really enjoy seeing what's caught on it, as the water is too cold to swim into (even though people jump from some kind of...More

Thank Ioana V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Syri Kalter on a very hot day (+35-40 celsius) by scooter which we rented from Saranda. Roads are ok to drive with scooter until ~2 kilometers before arriving to Blue Eye. Even after that you can drive but the asphalt road ends, so...More

Thank Sarivep
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you live on the moon or mars or for that matter in a dry desert area then this is for you.. you will be blown away by the green trees and fresh sparkling blue water... joking to one side, of course it's beautiful but...More

Thank philykid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Somewhat off the beaten path, this is a great site to see, the waters are blue and beautiful. The restaurant served 10 of us, and the food was delicious.

Thank Kburris910
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place. Smaller than we expected. Do not book this trip with terini travels in sarande. They booked us on a trip with a polish group where the guide only spoke polish. We are swedish and do not understand polish.. When we got back we...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top attraction in Saranda is Blue Eye.You shouldn't miss this perfect place.Recommend to visit during the afternoon time ,as the sun is not that kind of strong.

Thank DavidSchmid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the categories "must to go and see". Very picturesque powerful natural source of clean and very cold water. I strongly recommend to plunge.

Thank KievIgor
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18 January 2017|
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Response from Jayne R | Reviewed this property |
We hired a taxi to drive us from Kalemi to Girokaster and he stopped on the way for us. Taxis are really economical in Albania.