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- Many National Parks
- Beautiful beaches
- Butrint ruined town
- Albanian specialities
- Music Festival Festivali i Këngës
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Albania is a country with many impressive natural beauties, such as imposing mountain landscapes, large and small lakes and the sandy beaches of the Mediterranean. From a vacation rental in Albania, located near the coast, you can easily get to the beaches to enjoy a wonderful seaside holiday. In addition, accommodation in the country's major cities gives you direct access to the country's historic monuments and the many museums that tell the story of Albania's tradition and history.Combining recreation and culture in a holiday home
Due to the many different cultures that once lived in Albania, there are a multitude of ancient ruins and art treasures to admire. A vacation rental in Albania is the perfect starting point to travel to the most popular sights while enjoying the unspoiled nature. Of course you can find in Albania also many holiday houses directly at the sea.
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Location and orientation
Albania is a country in southeastern Europe bordering Kosovo and Montenegro to the north, Greece to the south and Macedonia to the east. In the west, the Adriatic Sea and the Ionian Sea are the natural borders. The largest city of the country is the capital Tirana.
Things to know
Albanian dishes are partly Mediterranean and partly oriental. The country's specialities include byrek, bean soup, bakllava and pite. Typical Albanian drinks are Raki, Boza and Dhallë.Experience music at the festival
In Albania, numerous music festivals are held every year, which are mainly dedicated to current musical styles. The most famous festival is the Festivali i Këngës, which takes place in Tirana and serves as a preliminary decision for the Eurovision Song Contest.
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The state on the Balkan peninsula has a total of 14 national parks, of which Prespa National Park, Dajti National Park and Shebenik-Jablanica National Park are among the largest. There an untouched landscape area and a varied flora and fauna wait to be explored by you. The Prespa National Park is one of the largest in Europe, including the island of Maligrad in Lake Prespa, which is home to the Orthodox cave church of St. Mary.2. Sights worth seeing Ruinenstadt
The ruined city of Butrint has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1999. Here you can visit a Roman bath complex, a Hellenistic amphitheatre, a beautiful baptistery as well as several temples, sacrificial sites and villas. The ruined city is located about 20 kilometers south of Saranda and is one of the biggest sights of the country.3. Spend unforgettable days in the museum
If you choose an apartment in Albania as your holiday home, which is located in the cities of Elbasan, Tirana or Korça, then you should not miss the impressive exhibition houses. The Ethnographic Museum in Elbasan shows interesting exhibits around the traditional handicraft from the Ottoman period. In Tirana, the Historical National Museum and the Figurative Art Gallery are well worth a visit. You can learn more about medieval Albanian art at the National Museum in Korça.
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