Butrint National Park in Southern Albania will transport you back in time as you explore this UNESCO site and the surrounding lake.
From lively cities to National Parks to the stunning beaches of the Albanian Riviera, we share the best places to visit in Albania and the very best things to do in Albania.
Ethereal mountains, deep caves, and empty beaches.
One tiny country offers epic road trips, high mountain passes and the Ionian coastline.
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The Lolomani dwelling, formerly the home of the Ottoman period family of that name, was once an impressive sight in the mountainside town of Gjirokastra in southern Albania.
- Albania has a rich historical and cultural heritage recognized as part of the world’s cultural heritage that warrants special protection
- Hospitality is an old Albanian tradition and foreigners are always treated with special respect
JEDDAH: Its natural beauty, geographical position and enjoyable Mediterranean climate make Albania an attractive European destination the whole year around.
These factors increased the number of foreign tourists visiting the country in 2017 to more than 5.2 million.
Recently, Albanian tourism has grown, resulting in the offer of travel packages that allow its most precious traits to shine, such as “sun and sea tourism,” “history and culture tourism,” “mountain tourism,” and other growing fields.
According to Albanian Ambassador Sami Shiba, “The citizens of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar can enter Albania without a visa from April 1 to Oct. 31, 2018.”
Albania has a considerable coastline, 450 km long, which extends along the Adriatic and the Ionian Sea, where within minutes tourists can experience the mountain climate of Llogara and the warmth of the coast of Dhermi. Besides the beaches, the Adriatic coast is rich with lagoons and natural ecosystems.
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