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“natural spring”(19 reviews)
“beautiful place”(26 reviews)
“cold water”(20 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Muzine, Albania
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

June 20, 2018 - Our cruise ship docked at Sarande, Albania and we had arranged for a private tour to several places. One place included in our tour was The Blue Eye, a gorgeous natural spring up in the mountains. It is a popular area...More

2  Thank JerryH9905
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We came here on a sunny August Monday. The drive is long and harsh and the last 2km road is more like a rocky path. Be prepared for the rough terrain. You will pay a small amount (around 200 lek) to get to the parking....More

Thank MC F
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I'd recommend getting there between 7-9 am. Afterwards there are just too many visitors to enjoy peaceful and quiet nature

Thank Varia O
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

How the river can do bubbles and nobody knows how. Amazing water. 10° degrees. The colour is transparent except in blue eye that is blue. The ticket cost 100 lek x car and 50 lek per persona. There are a restaurant there that u can...More

1  Thank juditharanega
Reviewed 16 August 2018

The "Syri i Kaltër" (Blue Eye) is a natural source of water with a long story about his origin and also is one of the most attractive places to be visited when you go to Saranda Bay. This year this place it was visited by...More

Thank Eduart G
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to visit, even if you don't get there pretty easy and there are a lot of tourists, it's definitely worth it!

Thank ILoveToTravel3112
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit this place based on all the good reviews on our way back from Gjirokastra to Saranda. When we arrived in the afternoon the place was supercrowded with people (many of them jumping into the blue eye), cars and busses. The blue...More

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

It is a small and quite nice place (if you were there alone) but it is extremely over crowded and I don’t see what the hype is all about. In my opinion it is not worth a visit, unless you know for sure that you...More

1  Thank RuneHelgeland
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

This place is very curious, even amazing. But there are too much tourists everywhere, and for me it makes the magic of the place disappear. This is why I only vote with 4 stars. Swimming is forbidden to preserve the nature, as a lot of...More

1  Thank DavidGons
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We went to Blue Eye on a morning while in Saranda. The place is 30 Minutes from the City by car and easy to find. During Peak Season it is quite packed but surprisingly well organized! We stayed there for approximately an hour. The scenery...More

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Response from Helen C | Reviewed this property |
We walked from the Cruise ship area, along waterfront, to the Information Kiosk, and bought tickets for trip to Blue Eye Hole from there. Lady in the Info Kiosk was very helpful and had a good grasp of the English language... More