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9 Best Cities to Travel in Albania

In no particular order, here's the list of 9 must-visit cities in Albania.
Akshay Kulkarni Jul 15, 2019

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Tirana

The capital of Albania , this charming city possesses the famous Skanderbeg Square.

Durres

The second largest city of Albania. Founded in 627 BC, it is also the most ancient one.

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Shkoder

One of the oldest cities in the Balkans, it is situated near the gorgeous Lake Skadar and below the majestic Rozafa Fortress.

Kruje

Once home to the national hero of Albania - Gjergj Skanderbeg, this medieval city is rich in history and replenished with scenery.

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Pogradec

Sitting on the shores of Lake Ohrid, it is famous for hosting the Balkan Film and Food Festival.

Berat

Known as the 'Town of Thousand Windows', this picturesque city is a major tourist destination in Albania.

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Saranda

A coastal town in Albania, it boasts exotic beaches and flashy nightlife.

Vlore

A historic port city rich in exquisite riviera, it witnessed the Albanian Declaration of Independence in 1912.

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Gjirokaster

A UNESCO World Heritage site since 2005, this city is an architectural masterpiece.