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Albania itineraries

"Albania is one of the oldest towns in the region, founded back in the ancient ages."mywanderlust.pl
"Albania is a surprising and fascinating place to travel and worth taking the time to get to know."pegsontheline.com
"Albania is one of the most affordable destinations in Europe for both lodging and food."wanderingredhead.com
"Albania is king of farm-to-table cuisine, because people there all still grow their own food."thetravelwomen.com
"Albania is a great alternative to expensive Italy or Greece, offering great architecture, influenced by the Romans."expatkings.com
"Albania is one of Europe's least visited countries, but there is a rich history, beaches & fabulous food."onceinalifetimejourney.com

Albania location

Southern Europe

Located

Land borders

Greece

Macedonia

Montenegro

Serbia

Albania at a glance

Lek (ALL)

Currency

Albanian

Language

Cheap (2 of 5)

Level of costs

Very trendy (5 of 5)

Tourism trend change

Very safe (77 / 100)

Safety index

Emerging (79 / 100)

Human development index

Best itineraries

This itinerary shows you the main interesting destinations of Albania in Southern Europe. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
Many cities are cold in December. During your travel you have to speak Albanian . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure.
At Albania in Southern Europe you will begin your itinerary and it is a roundtrip from Berlin (Berlin itineraries). The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
Mainly small cities are destinations. It is possible to go to many nature. You can pay with Lek everywhere. There are two flight connections. These are
Berlin - Ksamil and Tirana (more about Tirana) - Berlin. During your travel you have to speak Albanian . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure.
The itinerary brings you at the beginning to Albania. Greece are the next countries. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
Mainly small cities are destinations. Safe countries are chosen. Many cities are cold in April. Lek and Euros are the currencies. During your travel you have to speak Albanian and Greek . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure.
At Southern Europe, more precisely Serbia, the itinerary will begin. After that the itinerary proceeds Macedonia, Albania and Croatia. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
At
Belgrade and Skopje you can enjoy nightlife. You will need Serbian dinar, Denar, Lek and Croatian Dinar during this itinerary. During your travel you have to speak Serbian, Macedonian, Albanian and Croatia (Croatia in detail)n . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure.
At Albania, Southern Europe, the itinerary will begin. Macedonia are the next countries. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
Do you like museums? Then you will enjoy
Skopje. If you love to make party you will be happy at Skopje. Safe countries are chosen but be carefully in Macedonia (plan Macedonia itineraries). The climate is cold. You will need Lek and Denar during this itinerary. During your travel you have to speak Albanian and Macedonia (more about Macedonia itineraries)n . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure.
At Croatia in Southern Europe the itinerary will begin. After that the itinerary proceeds Slovenia (more about Slovenia), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania and Italy (see itineraries). The focus is mainly on not so famous cities. Visoko (Sarajevo) is the highlight.
Mainly small cities are destinations. It is possible to go to many nature. If you love to visit museums you will be happy at Sarajevo. Safe countries are chosen but be carefully in
Bosnia and Herzegovina (visit Bosnia and Herzegovina itineraries). These flight connections are taken during this itinerary: Tirana (more about Tirana) - Sibenik and Sarajevo - Korce. During your travel you have to speak Croatian, Slovene, Serbian, Albanian and Italy (see itineraries) . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure. Croatian Dinar, Euros, Bosni

Things to do

What To See And Do In Albania In Winter - Celebrate Christmas And New Year’s In Tirana Although Albania, located between the Dinaric Alps and the Adriatic and Ionian Seas, is best known for its warm Mediterranean summers and amazing beaches In fact, winter in Albania means minimal tourist crowds, spending cozy ...

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So, what are the 9 top things to see and do in winter in Albania?

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. is the beautiful mountain village of Krujë, also known as Kruja. Even though it lies just 38 kilometers north of the capital city, Tirana (Tirana in detail), Krujë feels like a completely different world. This village nestled in the foothills of the Albanian Alps exudes a small-town atmosphere and ..

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This handy travel guide highlights the most important things to do in Tirana and features tips for restaurants and accommodation. I've been to the capital of Albania within our Balkan Road Trip for a bit more than 2 days before heading over to Montenegro. Albania is one of the countries in the Balkans where you won't ...

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1) Things to do in Tirana

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Nestled deep within the beautiful Albanian Alps is the stunning alpine village of Theth. Located roughly a three-hour drive from the city of Shkodër, Theth is absolutely gorgeous. Theth is located in the eponymous Theth National Park, or Parku Kombëtar i Thethit, as it’s known in Albanian.

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Eat & drink

Guide To The Albanian Riviera: What To Do, Where To Sleep, Eat & More - Best Time To Visit The Albanian Riviera - How To Get To The Albanian Riviera - More Albania Travel Blogs For Your Trip The coast of Albania is the perfect place for a holiday with history, natural beauty, and friendly faces.

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Porto Palmero Restaurant:

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Because Albania is an affordable travel destination, you’re able to enjoy incredible meals for a fraction of what they would cost elsewhere. The interior is stylish, trendy even, and features an open kitchen. The menu is small but a lot of thought is put into each dish. If it’s available when you’re ordering, be sure ...

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. and Turkish cooking. I’ll start this post the way most Albanians start their day: with coffee. Albania has a serious coffee culture almost unlike anywhere else I’ve been. I would say Albanians take their coffee about as seriously as the Turkish do their tea. Definitely not the healthiest option on the menu, but one of ...

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My 11 Favorite Albanian Foods

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Note: Always carry lek with you – as you can’t tip on your credit card ...

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Worth to visit

My best friend recently moved to Durres, Albania. I must admit, I had to look on a map to figure out where exactly Albania was. Albania is located in Southeast Europe and lies along the Adriatic and Ionian Seas. When I realized it shared the same seas with Croatia, Italy, and ..

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My best friend recently moved to Durres, Albania. I must admit, I had to look on a map to figure out where exactly Albania was. Albania is located in Southeast Europe and lies along the Adriatic and Ionian Seas. When I realized it shared the same seas with Croatia, Italy, and ..

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Yes! Albania is a beautiful country and one that is geographically diverse. If you want to relax on the beach you can! The Albanian Riviera is beautiful and rivals many of the destinations in the Mediterranean. ...

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General

There isn’t a word that exists to accurately describe Albania. Certain words that come to mind include chaotic, unorganized, unique, beautiful, and crazy. Albania is “different”. I can admit fully that Albania gave me the biggest culture shock I’d ever experienced before in Europe.

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Story 2: Unexpected adventure that could have turned out bad. Do NOT try this at home kids.

Expect to See Some Trash

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If you’re thinking of visiting Albania, here are 10 practical Albania travel tips, to prepare you for your trip. It was then that I remembered a conversation with Laura, my equally travel-obsessed colleague at work, who’d informed me that Albania was only a short ferry ride from Corfu (plan Corfu itineraries) Town.

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Still considered a hidden gem, but our guess is that it won’t be for much longer! When you think about some of the beautiful places there are to see and explore in Albania , it’s hardly surprising that so many people are considering heading to the stunning Riveria for their next summer break, or even to Tirana (Tirana itineraries) for a ...

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One thing to expect in Albania is a cultural barrier. Albanians, as well as many other Balkan citizens, have a different take on verbal communication. Here, nodding your head up and down means no, while shaking it means yes. While this will be utterly confusing to you, it can be quite amusing when this ...

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Itinerary

I had never really thought about visiting Albania until I was planning a summer road trip in Europe . I wanted to visit a country that was budget friendly and off the usual tourist radar. After a bit of research I decided to discover Albania & Montenegro in the Balkans. I was curious about Albania’s history and ..

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1 – 2 week Albania Road Trip Itinerary – what to see

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OK now that you’re dying to go after reading those posts,let me give you an overview of my 18 day itinerary, to help you plan your own trip. TOP TIP: don’t follow this itinerary blindly and don’t plan too much in advance. There’s so much to see and so much fun to be had along the road that it would be a pity to have ...

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If you are looking for an affordable, offbeat summer destination that combines pristine nature, enchanting castles, idyllic beaches, and recent history together, Albania should be on top of your list Singing cicadas in pine trees, turquoise water, friendly people and ..

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7 Days In Albania Itinerary – Seven Fun-Packed Days

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One of the 12 countries of the Balkan states is Albania. Our 50 Days of Balkans Road Trip has led us to this country on our 16th Day. Albania is the 7th country we have visited and Day 16 had turned out to be quite interesting. The Republic of Albania, or Albania, faces the Adriatic Sea of the western section of the ...

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Costs

I know that moving to Albania is not at the top of future expats’ lists very often. After spending some time there recently, I’m thinking maybe it should be. I would live in Albania myself for sure and it should probably be on the radar of anyone considering moving to Europe for at least part of the year.

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Albania is one of the least traveled countries in Europe, but becoming more and more popular holiday destination. The history of the country is unusual, and it used to be closed society for decades until early 1990’s. Nowadays Albania is developing quickly, and the atmosphere towards visitors is friendly and welcoming.

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2 thoughts on “Month in Albania: summary and costs”

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, I’ve been keeping a spreadsheet of every expense we’ve spent. When I tallied our June expenses, I was pleasantly surprised at how LOW our spending was. In June, we backpacked through Montenegro, Albania , and Greece. Yet our total spend for the month was only: When travelling, the four biggest categories of expenses ...

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we kept our average daily costs to $32USD per person, per day

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Yes, commercial fights resumed June 15 from select countries, and reopened to most other destinations by June 22. ...

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Accommodation

As Croatia (plan Croatia itineraries) and Slovenia continue their rise through the ranks of European tourist hotspots, Albania follows shortly behind . Its combination of deep-rooted culture, an amazingly long history, art and architecture, wonderful beach life and stunning mountain scenery , the capital, and center of commerce and culture.

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Albania Accommodation: Best Hotels In Albania 2020

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For a country where tourism is still more or less in its infancy, Albania sure knows how to do hostels right. Laid-back outdoor spaces, homey vibes, excellent free breakfasts and wonderful hospitality – it’s a perfect set of ingredients that will make you want to stay far longer than you ever planned.

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Where To Stay On The Albanian Riviera In 2020: Albanian Riviera Hotels & Apartments - Best Hotels In Ksamil Albania - Poseidon Hotel ...

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Best Hotels In Saranda, Albania

Hotel Seaside Saranda

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The amount of accommodation in Vlorë is huge nowadays, from luxury hotels to simple dorm beds. There are delightfully much apartments for rent also, either for few days or for longer stay. Booking.com . We picked Seaview Apartment from Airbnb, and really enjoyed our stay right next to the beachfront.

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