Durres

Durres


We are excited to add Albania to our programme. This is a fascinating and friendly country, keen to welcome new visitors to its shores. Its Adriatic coast faces the heel of Italy, with Montenegro to the north and Greece to the south. Its cultural roots are Greek, Roman and Turkish.
The country was locked down by a strict communist regime until the early 1990s and has taken a while to catch up to 21st century living, but it is now very much open to visitors.
You’ll find sandy beaches and ancient ruins, the energetic, colourful city of Tirana and very hospitable locals keen to show that their country is a safe and friendly destination.
Your Host can arrange some rewarding day trips to places such as the Ottoman ‘museum town’ of Berat which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to medieval Kruja with its fine castle, and to Tirana, one of Europe’s most quirky capital cities.
Albania’s impossible-to-learn language is Shqip but the younger generation loves to speak English. They may shake their heads when they mean ‘yes’ and nod to say ‘no’. With the cost of living typically half that of the UK, Albania represents outstanding value for money which is reflected in our package price and in your spending money. The local currency is the Lek, with a good coffee – a national obsession – costing as little as 50p and a beer around £1.
Albania is a winning combination of coast, country and culture with a low cost of living and a friendly smile: it really is a unique experience!

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Holidays in Albania for solo travellers, no single supplements.