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Top 10 Places To Visit In Tirana

Tirana, the capital of Albania, is known for its colorful Ottoman-, Fascist- and Soviet-era architecture. Pastel buildings surround the city's focal point, Skanderbeg Square, which is named for its equestrian statue of a national hero. If you're more into clubbing than hiking, Tirana is worth visiting. There are some neat bars to check out, some of the most popular being

Sotira Waterfall

If you like to chase waterfalls while traveling, Sotira Waterfall might just be the most spectacular waterfall in Albania. Waters flowing from Mount Tomorr into rugged limestone cliffs create the Sotira Waterfall, one of nature’s spectacles that attracts an increasing number of tourists year after year. Its waters fall from various heights of 20-100 meters, hitting the cliffs below at different

Gjipe Beach

Visit this paradise. It’s located on the Albanian Riviera, between Dhermi and Himare.  the most remotely accessed beach of the region, is created in a very special way. Its shore it’s formed by a creek and on both sides of the beach there is a magnificent canyon (the canyon of Gjipe) with high rock formations up to 70m. It has


Another ski destination, but in the southern part of the country. Dardha is one of Europe’s most affordable ski resorts, but it’s beautiful year round and always comes with refreshing mountain air. 


Lepushe is a great ski destination in the northern part of the country. Few international tourists find their way here, but you can be sure to get a unique ski experience!

Bovilla Lake

Just about 1 hour from the capital, one can enjoy this beautiful lake in the mountains near Tirana. It’s perfect for a day trip when you want to enjoy some nature instead of city life. 

Grama Bay

One of the most beautiful beaches in Albania. Grama Bay is located south of Vlorë, and the only way to get here is either by hiking for 7 hours or go by boat. Thanks to its remote location, you can expect to enjoy this paradise without massive crowds. 

Lake Koman

For the most breathtaking scenery in the entire Balkans, visiting Lake Koman in Albania should be on anyone’s bucket list. Often described as one of the world’s great boat trips, the journey takes visitors from the hydro-electric dam at Koman to the port of Fierza. While the locals that use the boat regularly may now take the rugged beauty of the


The largest town in the north of Albania, Shkodra is often considered the cultural capital of the country. This is because it hosts events such as Carnival, Lake Day, the Children’s Festival and Shkodra Jazz Fest, while it is also home to a famous historic castle notable for its important role during the First Balkan War. Shkodra has a simply gorgeous lake,

Ksamil Islands

The highlight of the Albanian Riviera is perhaps the Ksamil Islands, a remote group of three small islands located just off the coast, accessible only by boat from the small town of Ksamil. Part of the larger Butrint National Park, the Ksamil Islands are a fantastic example of Albania at its most untouched and unspoiled. Visiting the Blue Eye Spring is also