Albania is a small country, situated in the western area of the Balkan’s Peninsula and is part of south-eastern Europe. It offers visitors a diversity of magnificent landscapes and colors. It extends 340 km in north-eastern position and 150 km in east-western position. Albania has a surface of 28.748 km2. It’s bordered by Greece in the south, Macedonia in the east, Montenegro and Kosovo in the north and north-east, while the Adriatic sea divides it from Italy.

 

In this small Mediterranean country, virgin nature, cultural mysteries come together to create a unique sense of peace. From the pure white snow of the mountains to the red fields of spring poppies. Albania’s landscape is everchanging with the seasons, offering visitors a warm summer beach holiday or a challenging mountain trek during the fall.

In Albania, visitors are welcomed as guests as part of the country’s rich cultural tradition and heritage. The warm hospitality of Albanians will make everyone feel at home in this small wonderful land.

Population: 3,11 million

Capital: Tirana

National Hero: Gjergj Kastriot ‘Scanderbeg’

Currency: Lek

Traditional favorite beverage: Rakia

Flower: Poppies