Mediterranean Europe - Albania (Chapter)
This is the Abania chapter from Lonely Planet's Mediterranean Europe guidebook.
Albania offers an array of unique attractions, including ancient mountain codes of behaviour, forgotten archaeological sites and villages where time seems to have stood still. It also has stunning mountain scenery, a thriving capital in Tirana and beaches to rival any elsewhere in the Mediterranean.
- catch the Lake Koman Ferry through stunning mountain scenery, then continue to Valbonë and trek the ‘Accursed Mountains’
- explore the Unesco World Heritage–listed museum towns of dramatic Berat, the so-called ‘city of a thousand windows’
- catch some sun at Drymades, just one of the many beaches on the south’s dramatic Ionian Coast
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Understand Albania, Albania Today, History, People, Arts, Environment, Food & Drink, Directory A–Z and Transport, Tirana & around, Northern Albania, Shkodra, Theth, Valbonë, Central Albania, Kruja, Durrës, Apollonia, Berat, Southern Coast, Vlora, Drymades, Dhërmi, Himara, Vuno, Jal, Saranda & around, Eastern Albania, Gjirokastra
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