Albania is an ancient mediterranean country but its special geographical and geological features make for different landscapes interwoven within its borders. In addtion to historic cities Albania offers mountain scenery, forests and lakes along with sandy beaches found along the Adriatic and Ionian coastline.
Albania prides itself of its rich folklore and ethnography that testifies to the culture, feelings and vitality of its people. The many types of traditional buildings and national costumes are distinguished for their designs, variety of colors and decorations and the high mastery of their fine artistic taste. In addition to visiting Albania's captial, Tirana, we suggest visits to the archeological sites and castles of Berati, Gjirokastra, Kruja and Shkodra. An excursion to Lake Ohrid is a must. Continental Journeys offers many tours to Albania or can create a tour to fit your wishes.