Tag: AL – Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra

Albania Travel Guide: All The Places You Shouldn’t Miss; Marek; Indie Traveller

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Everything you need to know to discover the secrets of Albania, one of Europe’s most overlooked destinations.

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Why Gjirokaster is Albania’s best-kept secret; Holly Baxter; Independent

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Don’t go to Gjirokaster. You’ve never heard of it anyway, and who would want to give up a couple of weeks of their precious annual leave on a mountainous city in Albania? It’s impossible to get to, anyway – the only nonstop UK flights go from London to Tirana, and Tirana to Gjirokaster is a four-hour drive at best and a 12-hour drive at worst, using an unreliable public transport system and often impassable roads.

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