Boasting a number of UNESCO protected sites, Albania is home to a wealth of cultural hotspots to entice the interest of every traveller.
Everything you need to know to discover the secrets of Albania, one of Europe’s most overlooked destinations.
Albania: This secretly built Cold War era tunnel is a major tourist spot now; Riya Baibhawi; Republic World
A covert tunnel, constructed during the cold war era in Albania has now turned into a major tourist hub. The 1,500-meter long tunnel was built in the year 1960s
Gjiokaster, Albania is one of the most beautiful towns in the Balkans. Here you will read about things to do in Gjirokaster, why visit Gjirokaster and more!
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.
Berat is more than just a UNESCO site! With its castle, food, traditional architecture, and close proximity to Ohrid, Berat Albania will blow you away!
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.
Karen Rubin travelled to Albania with BikeTours.com’s President Jim Johnson on a specially constructed “President’s Tour” itinerary that modifies the regular “Albania’s UNESCO Sites with Rivers, Valleys, and Gorges” trip.