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Tirana Half Day Walking Tour
"Join this tour designed to offer you the best highlights of Tirana combining the ancient history with the communist era and today's modern life. Tirana the capital of Albania is considered a relatively new city although antique monuments and artifacts uncovered around it testify to earlier beginnings. It  is associated with the recent face lift of its buildings through splashes of colors in a modernistic style. During this tour you will visit inside the National Museum Orthodox Church and the old Mosque  of 18th-century located in the center
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Tirana Sightseeing Walking Tour
"Start the tour from Skanderbeg Square (photo stop at Skanderbeg’s Monument) National Museum (the huge mosaic on front represent the Albanian history development and the stages of this development are presented on respective pavilions). Then you continue to see other important buildings: Palace of Culture/Opera/National Library Mosque of Ethem Bey the Clock Tower Tirana Castle Parliament
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Durres Full Day Tour
"The tour will start at the 9 am with the pick-up from your hotel. The first visit will be at the  National Archaeological Museum and the Roman amphitheater and a visit of city’s landmarks (the Venetian Tower and Walls the Town Hall Square the villa of King Zog and its landscape the bazaar and the fruit market and vegetables the Promenade of the rink etc ...)In the middle of the tour
From EUR52.00

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Shkodra to Ulcinj

I did´t find (april 09) a bus from Shkodra to Montenegro, but i was able to hire a furgon (shared cab) with other people to Ulcinj/Montenegro (€ 7.50, car change at the border). The other way, maybe...
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Train

Albanian Railways website http://www.hsh.com.al/ is not working at the moment. Click on my name for more information. In May 2015 a new service started between Durres & Kashar, 7.6 km from...
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Buses

I took a look at the bus station to find out about transports in Albania. The first challenge was to find the station itself... there is not really a bus station (I mean a building), just a corner...
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No night buses

Due to the bad condition of the roads there were no buses in the afternoon, evening or night in Albania. The first bus leaves when the sun rises and the last at noon. Why noon? Because the minimum the...
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And many many Mercedes!!!

Being such a poor country, what surprises all the visitors is to see so many ercedes Benz cars in the streets. All kinds, sizes, models, 4 out of 5 cars in Sarande was a Mercedes...On the other hand,...
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Tirana airport 1988

This was Tirana airport in 1988, with the Swissair jet that made the flight to Basel. It did not really look like an airport but more like a park! It is now called “Mother Teresa’s Airport” and I...
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2005, the border at Muriqan

When we crossed the border between Montenegro and Albania in 2005, we fist found, 50 meters before the border a car wheel washer : a “pond” across the road, with 10 cm deep of water, across which you...
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Public transportation, 1988

In 1988, when the people had to go somewhere, they could either walk or take the bus. There were many busses, often with a trailer. Most of them were not in good condition, had broken windows, doors...
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Railway to Durres

I loved using this short piece of railway line. It was difficult to find the ticket office in Durres : a small hidden window that only opens on alternate tuesdays if you are wearing a red sock - but...
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Dubrovnik to Tirana

Hello, I just traveled with some friends from Tirana to Dubrovnik round trip a few weeks ago. It took us around 7 hours since we had to stop at each border. X4 Albania,Montenegro; Montenegro,Croatia...
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Railway to Macedonia

The ride up to Pogradec near the border is slow but passes through quite good scenery as it slowly climbs.There are currently two trains a day at about 6AM and Noon. They take about 7 hours if there...
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Mitsubishi Pajero

A sturdy car is a must if you do a road trip through Albania. Many roads are in a bad state of disrepair and driving is downright dangerous and a constant adrenaline rush. Locals drive like lunatics...
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Ferry to Saranda

The best way to get to Southern Albania is to take a ferry from the main port in Corfu town, opposite the Hotel Atlantis (the port is a 10-minute taxi ride from Corfu airport). There at least one...
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Driving from Dubrovnik to Meteoron

>>1. According to Michelin this trip takes 265 km in 4 hours along the E762 ( Shkoder, Tirane ), how realistic is that?At first sight, I felt that it was very unrealistic and checked with...
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Popular Cities in Albania

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Tirana

Bashkia e Tiranës
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Shkoder

Rrethi i Shkodres
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Rrethi i Durresit
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Korce

Rrethi i Korces
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Sarande

Rrethi i Sarandes
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Gjirokaster

Rrethi i Gjirokastres
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Top Hotels in Albania

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Sheshi Italia, P.O. Box 1717, Tirane, Albania
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Sheshi 2 Prilli, Shkoder, 1233, Albania
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Rruga Butrinti, Sarande, Albania
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Lagjia 1. Rruga
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Rr. Ismail Qemali Nr. 7, Korce, Albania
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Top Things to Do in Albania

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National Museum of Medieval Art

When we saw this collection in May 2016, it was still in a church converted to a museum by the Communists. The collection of artworks rescued from destruction by Enver Hoxha's programme of eliminating...
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Cold War Bunker

The dictator Enver Hoxha was very concerned lest Albania be invaded by foreign troops. He ordered hundreds of thousands of defensive concrete bunkers to be built all over his small country. Many of...
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Teto Ollga Statue

Close to the central square of the village of Tushemish, which has several bars and cafés, there is a statue, which is one of the village’s main attractions for visitors. It is a statue of the...
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Bunker by a café

Next to the café where we parked, there was a Hoxha-era (Cold War) hemispherical concrete bunker, no doubt placed right in the centre of Bilisht to hinder any invasion from Greece, which is only a few...
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An Atypical Bunker

Most of the defensive (Cold War) bunkers constructed in Enver Hoxha's Albania were in the form of hemispherical concrete domes (see top illustration). Here, I describe an unusual one that I saw...
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Turan-i-Sipermë

At the hamlet of Turan-i-Sipërme (Turan) between Korçë and Voskop,there is a solitary tall old tower with gothic windows. It might have once been part of a church or maybe a watch-tower. However, I...
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