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Albania Trips Created by Local Agencies

Albania is an amazing county that has much to offer, but it’s still necessary to be well-informed. The practical guide has specially been designed to gather together all of the information which you may need for planning your Journey to Albania in the best possible way. From the preparation to the implementation, you will find a wealth of essential informati...Albania is an amazing county that has much to offer, but it’s still necessary to be well-informed. The practical guide has specially been designed to gather together all of the information which you may need for planning your Journey to Albania in the best possible way. From the preparation to the implementation, you will find a wealth of essential information for the smooth running of your journey. Entry conditions of the country, information about visas, weather, currency, the political and economic situation, as well as culinary specialties, cultural specificities, ideas for trips and activities… everything is there to help you to familiarise yourself with the country that you are preparing to travel around.Continue reading

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Travelling to Albania: final tips and advice

The craggy Albanian scenery has made it a strategic zone since the times of the most ancient Mediterranean civilisations. One of the most fascinating pathways consists of following the tracks of the Illyrians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans on archaeological sites of tremendous beauty. The ruins of Butrint at the southern point of the country or those of Apollonia in the Fier region, the Arapaj mosaic, the Durres amphitheatre (one of the largest in the Balkans) and the impressive troglodyte tombs of Selca are some great examples of sites you can visit during your tour of Albania. The towns of Gjirokastër and Berrat (classified as a UNESCO world heritage site), both protected by a castle, offer beautiful perspectives for strolls along the steep and craggy cobbled streets, in the shade of lovely medieval facades with thousands of turrets and windows. Both are blessed with interesting museums and churches and ancient cathedrals with differing architecture. With regard to culinary specialities, Albanian cuisine is strongly inspired by its Greek, Italian and Turkish neighbours. Like every southern European country with pride, the olive represents honour, either as oil or in fresh salads. Dried meat, vine leaves, sun vegetables stuffed or in a tart, tender mutton, lamb chops, offal, grilled fish, burek, rice with yoghurts and fromage frais on the menu.