Albania Shopping

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    Souvenir shop,Tirana
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Albania Shopping

  • Shopping centre

    This is a new shopping centre just outside of Tirana with a few big names in there. There are bars, restaurants and a Euromax supermarket and electronics store. Also there are about 30 other shops there including Albtours, Mango, Vodafone and Union (money transfer). The centre is open 09:00 til 21:00. A free shuttle bus runs from the National...

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  • Brand names

    This shopping centre was opened in 2003 and was one of the first with brand names and designers. It has about 20 or so shops. Opening hours from 09:00 - 20:00 Makes include Nike, Lancome, Samsonite, Levis, Diesel and Illy caffe. Depends what you buy

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  • Souvenirs

    This shop is situated next to the restaurant as soon as you cross the border from Montenegro. It is small but well stocked. I am glad I bought some souvenirs here, as we didn't have much time to look for them on the other places. The prices were ok.

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  • Fresh fruits

    Street vendors can be spoted all along the way. It is a good way to buy some fruits to take with you. We bought some oranges and bananas. I don't recall how much we payed but I am sure it was not expencive. (if you have the change, you can pay in euros.)

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  • Street markets

    For those who always go shopping in a supermarket: Don´t miss an Albanian street market. Its lively and interesting. And there is nothing you can not buy!

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  • Mouthwatering Food

    We were to late to go the main market, but we stumbled upon fruit and Veg market. Also lots of bakeries and fish shops in the vincinity. Beautiful fresh fruit and abundance of Olives. The fruit was gorgeous. as were some of the olives we picked. Olives, plums, oranges and grapes really juicy. Very little cant remember the exact amount a few lek...

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  • Traditional music

    In Tepelene next to the hotel and Ali Pasha monument there is a stall normally playing some music so you can't miss it! From here you can get tapes and cd's of traditional music from the south of Albania. music not sure how much to pay as i didn't buy anything from here

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  • Fancy a snack?

    You will find many stalls near the coast selling things like figs and olives if you want a snack on a long journey. Also in the summer nearly everywhere there will be stalls in towns or on the side of the road selling cooked corn on the cob. olives, figs, dried figs and sweetcorn cheap!

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  • Honey

    You will find many stalls on the side of the road selling good quality honey, you will also see the bee hives are there too. Honey I think it was about £5 for a huge jar

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  • Local gifts for friends and family

    I have come across a couple of shops, one in the Sheraton that sells nice little gifts to take home and one in Tirana near to the cinema, on the other side of the road is a currency exchange and ice cream shop. This was the best one with a friendly owner. He had lots of different gifts from jewelry to wooden hand made boxes to copper tea...

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  • Tirana shopping

    In Tirana you will find some little shops dotted around that sell good quality shoe's....look out for them. shoe's shoe's shoe's about £35/40 for a good quality pair of italian leather shoe's

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  • Tell everyone where you've been!

    You will probably see these T-shirts everywhere in Albania - as far as tourist souvenirs go, they and the Albanian flags are probably the best. I brought one back just so I can wear it and let everyone know where I have been! I think it cost me 700 leke, which is about ?3.50.

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  • what can you eat and drink?

    we could eat at all the restaurant without getting sick but we couldn't eat the vegatables from the makets there, we could eat the wonderful bananas cost about 25 lek each (.25 cents) the oranges were great but turned even Rays cast iron stomach, we noticed they put regular water from the tap over the fruits and vegetables during the day to keep...

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  • Bookshop

    During our 1988 trip across Albania, we had an Albanian guide in second who was a forestry ingeneer. He had with him a superb flora 600 pages of Albania “Flora ekskursioniste e Shqiperise”. When we were back to Tiranë, I asked our French speaking Albanian guide to help me get a copy of it. We visited half a dozen bookshops. They all had shelves...

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  • Shopping Albania

    In Albania there are many oper air markets.Super Markets are not findable in this country.That doesn't matter! You will find everything you need on this markets.Especially fruits and vegetables are very fresh and vey good.If you smoke you will be happy about the cigarette prices! Not much money!

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  • the local market.

    shopping at the local market is always great.it's colorful and you can buy food enough to stuff yourself for the rest of the day for very little money. food,drink and anything that the locals use in every day life.

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  • Napkins

    These embrioded napkins were the other possible souvenir to find in the few (2) street vendors I saw in Sarande. Didn't buy any, as I didn't like the stuff, so I can't tell you the price...

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  • Red T-Shirts

    Not that it was really a nice T-Shirt, but the fact is that this red T-Shirt is the only one you can find in all Sarande! So I bough one as souvenir (there was not much choice). After some bargaining, it costed me 4 euros.

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Albania Hotels

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  • Sheraton Tirana Hotel and Towers

    Having spent approximately 5 months in the Sheraton-Tirana, I know the "ins" and the "outs" of the...

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  • Tomori Hotel

    My first visit to Albania was in 1994 along with a friend of mine, but we just visited Tirana....

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  • Grand Hotel Europa

    Sheshi 2 Prilli, Shkoder, 1233, Albania

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel Mediterrane

    I had a room with a great view. The hotel is situated on a hill at the top of the entry road to...

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  • Hotel Arvi

    Lagjia 1. Rruga "Taulantia", Durres, Albania

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Regency Hotel Albania

    Breakfast here is FABULOUS - the best I had in Albania - and the staff are extremely helpful. (A...

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  • Hotel Liro

    Rr, Uji i Ftohte, Vlore, 1233, Albania

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Drymades Hotel

    Dhermi, Vlore, Albania

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • Hotel Boshnjaku

    The hotel is relatively new. You will see it to your left as you enter the town. It is a short walk...

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