Best travel experiences in Albania

updated 5/13/2021
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01 - Tirana

Sip an espresso in Tirana Albania’s colourful, chaotic capital. And after, explore this great city and check out some of the best reasons to visit Tirana.

Panorama of Tirana City and largest mosque in Albania © RussieseO/Shutterstock

02 - Berat

The 'town of the thousand windows' Berat in southern Albania is known for its pretty rows of Ottoman houses lining the hills

Berat - Albania © milosk50/Shutterstock

03 - Get a tan at the Ionian Coast

Albania has some wonderful stretches of beach along its Ionian shore - and there is still a good chance you'll have the beach to yourself.

Sunshade umbrellas and deckchairs on the beautiful beach in Saranda, Albania © Aleksandar Todorovic/Shutterstock

04 - Get lost at the Bazaar in Gjirokastra

Birthplace of dictator Enver Hoxha, the stone city Gjirokastra with its busy bazaar is now listed by UNESCO

© Florian Augustin/Shutterstock

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05 - Visit Kruja

Hilltop scene of national hero Skanderbeg’s resistance

© Mitzo/Shutterstock

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