Though it's not a city renowned for its tourist appeal, Tirana nonetheless has an experience of its own to offer. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Albanian Alps, the city has a natural appeal to it, however the run down roads and decaying buildings leave a stronger impression of a city in ruin.
From the Tirana Travel Guide
We arrived here exhausted from a long journey from Gjiorokastra late at around six in the evening. Immediately we noticed that the prices posted for double rooms (30-40 euros) hardly corresponded to what we had been charged (just short of 50 euros). ... more
Great hotel, relatively central in Tirana, though still a bit of a walk to most places. Tirana is just a big place so no problem really. ... more
We stayed in this hotel one night and were very satisfied. The young man at the reception spoke english and did everything he could to make us feel comfortable. The hotel is right in the center, close to everything. Breakfast was simple but good. Wireless was available. Mladen & Caroline ... more
Macedonia, Albania, and Kosovo
Hi there My planned route is Skopje to Orhid -> Tirana -> Pristina Can anyone tell me how this route is best done, bus i assume. and what times are between each, cost, best routes? Im having trouble especialy with Tirana to Pristina. Can anyone hep? ...
Cheap way to get to Berlin or Hamburg??
. I actually live in Tirana (Albania) and will go to Berlin or Hamburg in 14 August and than comeback in Tirana in 9 September. It doesn't mean that the date of being in Berling or Hamburg should be exactly ...
travel up Dalmatian coast from Albania
My husband and I will be attending a wedding in Albania July 7. After the wedding we would love to travel up the coast, possibly to Dubrovnik, for 3-4 days. Is there a ferry that would go to Dubrovnik without going to Italy first? We can leave Tirana anytime on Sun the 8th but must be back in Tirana ...
really had no idea what to expect in Tirana, the capital of Albania, but people’s lack of interest in travelling there is part of what made me want to go. Tirana was full of surprises, but the biggest surprise ...
Posted in On My Stoop by dpteitel
that night so i could head to tirana early on. Getting on the bus in the morning i headed off to Tirana. I had been warned previously that buses just abandoned you anywhere they could in Tirana (instead ...
Posted in Trip round Europe Summer 2007 by coldposts
the town and the famous castle that was once Skanderbeg's residence, and then go to Tirana. The road from Peshkopia to Tirana is another wonderful scenic road, but the minibus driver was really crazy. A poor girl ...
Posted in My trip to the west Balkan countries2008 by sapan