Enjoy ‘Xhiro’ The Official Evening Walk in Albania
Albania is known as the Republic of Albania officially. It is a popular tourist destination in Southeastern Europe with natural abundance, rich cultural heritage, unique traditional cuisine, sandy beaches and more that spans 28,748 square kilometers.
The country is bordered in the northwest by Montenegro, in the northeast by Kosovo, in the east by Macedonia, and Greece in the south and southeast with a coastline of Ionian Sea, Mediterranean Sea, and the Adriatic Sea.
Albania is 70 percent mountainous and the highest point is Maja e Korabit, or Golem Korabis a tourist attraction particularly for outdoor adventures. The overall transportation system has improved in the past two decades, which includes air and road travel.
Shkodra is one of the oldest attractive European cities and Albania’s fifth largest. The city is being revived which makes it more attractive with the Rozafa Fortress offering mind-blowing scenes over the lake.
Albania has 13 islands of which only two Sazan and Kunë are larger than a square kilometer. You can enjoy ‘xhiro’ the official evening walk in Albania and the map will take you places. Visit Tirana, the heart of the country, the capital and largest city in Albania. The other cities worth visiting are Durrës, Elbasan, Gjirokastër, Korçë, Kukës, Shkodër, and Vlorë.
You may want to try its national drink – Raki is made from grapes and is unbelievably strong equivalent to three normal drinks. Raki works as a great souvenir, however, the traditional pair of shoes called Opinga make a great gift to take home.
Take the Llogara pass to drive from Tirana to Saranda and a few other places worth a visit are the Albanian Riviera, Tirana’s Skanderbeg Square, Kalaja is an old 140the century castle, and the UNESCO city- Gjirokastra. Albania is a small country but is growing to be the most sought-after location and a haven for hikers and nature lovers.