Location: Southeastern Europe
Capital : Tirana
Neighbouring Countries: Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro
Topography: Albania has a rather mountainous relief with the Dinaric Alps which make up 70% of the territory and a maritime coast on the Adriatic Sea.
Climate : mild temperate; cool, cloudy, wet winters; hot, clear, dry summers
National currency: Albanian lek 1 € = 132.1 LEK (March 2017)
Airports: Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza is currently the only international airport in service commonly known as Rinas International Airport.
Why visit Albania:
For its dynamic capital Tirana with the Grand Place Skanderbeg, the National History Museum and the panoramic view of the city at the top of the Clock Tower....
For Berat the museum city of 2400 years inscribed in the patrimony of the UNESCO.
For Durrës old city of 3000 years and the large port plan of Albania.
For Korça, the city of the serenade and the largest carnival of Albania.
For Kruja, known for its landscapes and medieval stone houses.
For Pogradec, ideal destination for family holidays and its lake of Ohrid.
For a gastronomy crossed between the East and the West, based on maize, polenta and mutton.
Also for religious monuments like the monastery of Pojan and its chapel Ste Mary.
For its many archaeological ruins of the time of the Romans and Greeks.
For the artistic know-how of the albanian to work wool, wood, copper, silver etc ...
For Gjirokastra, "the city of stone" inscribed in the patrimony of UNESCO.
For its sandy beaches on the shores of the Adriatic and Ionian Seas.