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Tirana

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A city with everything. Tirana has striking architecture, delicious cuisine, and gorgeous nature.

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Tirana Sights

When you feel like you’ve seen everything in Europe, Tirana is the city to visit. This is one of our favorite places to travel in Albania for holidays. It’s unlike any other destination, and one of the Continent’s hidden gems. Untouched yet cosmopolitan, Tirana interweaves influences from around Albania, Europe and beyond. You’ll take in a mix of eye-catching building styles in Tirana. And you can taste a melange of fresh flavors in Albanian cuisine. The city is a little rough around the edges. But it's very safe. Above all Tirana is a colorful place with very welcoming locals. You’ll have a wonderful time watching Tirana's history come alive. If you’d like a change of pace, the surrounding countryside and mountains of Albania are exquisite.

Tirana Tourism

There’s plenty to explore in Tirana. There are ample daytime and nightlife options. We recommend a walking tour in Tirana to get the lay of the land. The Blokku area has a vibrant dining and cafe scene. Restaurants here feature creative local dishes that make unique use of a spectrum of influences. There aren’t many cities like Tirana left in Europe. It's a reasonably priced and inviting destination with a real mix of cultures. Yet it remains virtually untouched by tourists. And it really is an exciting time to visit. Tirana and the surrounding countryside of Albania certainly have enough to keep you busy for a couple of days. It’s worth traveling to the nearby Dajti Mountain. It offers stunning views of Tirana and beyond. We’re sure you’ll enjoy your visit. We can offer several modern hotel options according to your needs. Tirana is one of the highlights of travel in Albania. Your trip here will be unforgettable.

  Average guest ratings of our Tirana vacation packages:
(5.0/5 based on 2 reviews)

"JayWay is the most professional travel company we have ever dealt with. They provided a unique travel experience we could not have achieved on our own. Their in depth knowledge and connections locally gave us access to places and activities we will remember forever."

Paul & Marie

Paul & Marie

New York, NY

"For Croatia travel, I highly recommend JayWay Travel now that I've used them TWICE and had flawless travel plans with an interesting itinerary prepared by Jayway. Josipa who met us at our first hotel and gave us a short "briefing" AND a Jayway cell phone to use with everyone's numbers pre-programmed in the phone, was genius."

Ivy, Alex, Sharon & Andre

Ivy, Alex, Sharon & Andre

California

Where to stay in Tirana

All the hotels we offer in Tirana are located close to all the major sites in the downtown area. Choose from comfortable three star to resort-style five star. Once we start preparing your customized itinerary we will present our recommended options for you to select from.

Things to do in Tirana

If you've got more than a day in Tirana then you'll want to explore a little more. At the very least you can get out to Mt Dajti, the cable car takes you near the top and you can just admire the views or enjoy some hiking. Set into the mountain is Bunk'art, a decommissioned fallout shelter built for the dictator Enver Hoxha and his elite, now a combination of museum documenting the communist era and an art installation gallery. Further afield, you could take day trips to the breathtaking Albanian Riviera or UNESCO-listed Berat or the closer town of Kruja, on a day trip that combines a stop at a biodiverse winery and garden-restaurant. Our Best of Tirana Private Tour gets you around all the highlights, including Bunk'art, with a private guide showing you the way and telling you the stories as you go. When we send you your customized itinerary you will be able to choose additional excursions to included in your vacation package or consider for adding later.


Charlie
Marketing Manager

What I love about Tirana...

“It's difficult not to come to Tirana with some preconceptions, possibly negative. They will be dispelled in minutes. Welcoming locals, particularly towards Americans, quirky architecture, crazy cheap and fabulously tasty local food. That's the impression you'll leave with.”

Popular Tour Itineraries Featuring Tirana

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Tirana Photos

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Statue of Skanderbeg, Tirana
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Skanderbeg Square, Tirana
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Coffee stand in the park, Tirana

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