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Albania Holidays

Get off the beaten path and be one of the privileged few to discover this Mediterranean gem

Popular Albania Holidays

Cycling in Albania

8 Days from £ 1,399
£ 1,329

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Discover the beauty of this previously isolated country by bike


Highlights of Albania

10 Days from £ 1,199

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Enjoy outstanding natural beauty and culture in undiscovered Albania


Cycle the Balkans

15 Days from £ 2,499
£ 2,129

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Explore 4 countries by bike


Walking in Albania

8 Days from £ 1,499
£ 1,279

Guided Group (Excl. Flights)

Trek in the Albanian Alps and soak up the culture

Walking & Trekking

Activities in Albania

What is the best time to visit Albania?

The best time to visit Albania is during the spring months (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when the weather is pleasant and there are fewer crowds. Summer (July and August) is high season and can get extremely hot along the coast, while winter (December to February) offers a quieter experience but with much colder temperatures. If you want to book walking or cycling Albania tours, we recommend travelling in spring or autumn.

Where are the best places to visit on Albania holidays?

Albania is an intriguing country with a rich history and vibrant culture so you’re never short of places to visit and things to do. Some of the best places to visit in Albania include the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Butrint, the historic town of Berat known as the “City of a Thousand Windows,” the stunning Albanian Riviera with its pristine beaches, and the vibrant capital city of Tirana with its colourful buildings and bustling markets.

FAQs on Albania Holidays

Why should I book a holiday to Albania?

Albania boasts a rich history, stunning natural landscapes, beautiful beaches along the Ionian and Adriatic Seas and a unique cultural heritage. From ancient ruins to vibrant cities and picturesque villages, Albania provides a diverse range of experiences for anyone wanting to escape Europe’s more popular honey pots.

Is Albania safe for tourists?

Albania is generally a safe destination for tourists. Crime is rare, and the local population is known for its hospitality and friendliness towards visitors. However, like in any other destination, you should always exercise common sense and take basic safety precautions during your stay.

What is the local cuisine like in Albania?

Albanian cuisine is a delicious fusion of Mediterranean and Balkan flavours, featuring fresh seafood, grilled meats, locally grown fruits and vegetables and traditional dishes, such as Byrek (savoury pastries), Tave Kosi (baked lamb with yogurt), and Fërgesë (peppers and tomatoes cooked with feta cheese).

Is English widely spoken in Albania?

While Albanian is the official language, English is increasingly spoken in more of the tourist areas, hotels and restaurants. However, learning a few basic Albanian phrases can also enhance your experience and show respect for the local culture. You might also hear minority cultures speaking native languages such as Romani, Greek and Macedonian.

What are the outdoor activities available on your Albania tours?

Albania’s landscapes provide a giant outdoor playground for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Its dizzying mountains, idyllic coastline and beautiful national parks are blessed with mile upon mile of unspoilt trails designed for cycling and walking. If it’s views you’re after, ride from the mountain plateau to the Albania Riviera or trek the rugged peaks of the Albanian Alps and look out across this magnificent region.

Are there any cultural customs or etiquette I should be aware of in Albania?

When visiting Albania, it’s important to respect local customs and traditions. For instance, dress modestly when visiting religious sites, remove your shoes before entering someone’s home and greet people with a handshake and a smile. Albanians are hospitable people and always appreciate politeness.

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